National Student Advertising Competition

The 2020-2021 Competition Begins!

The National Student Advertising Competition is the premier college advertising competition that provides more than 2,000 college students the real-world experience of creating a strategic advertising/marketing/media campaign for a corporate client. Students develop a marketing plan and then pitch their work to advertising professionals at the district, semi-final and national levels.

Read the press release about this year's partner, Tinder!

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About NSAC

Learn more about the history of the Competition and its structure.

Forms & Resources

Access the Case Study, Policies & Procedures and other resources to assist with your campaign development. (Login Required)
American Advertising Federation

Research Tools

Take advantage of research partner tools exclusive for NSAC teams. (Login Required)
American Advertising Federation

District Competitions

View competition dates and locations for the district competition.
American Advertising Federation

Semi-Final Competition

View competition dates and locations for the Semi-Final competition.


Read about the final stage of the national competition.

Recruitment Opportunities

Please contact Ayanna Jackson for details.


See the list of schools participating in this year's competition.

Member Store

Purchase plans books and DVDs from past NSAC competitions.

Questions? Contact Us.

Contact Laura Roha with questions about the NSAC.