OSMA State Convention

March 24 & 25, 2017

Exciting changes in OSMA’s state convention show we’ve been listening to you! The March 24 & 25, 2017, convention at Kent State University has improved Day-of Contests, more time slots for Friday sessions, a Swap Shop so you can REALLY share ideas and publications (pre-register to get all the info about this!), plus a dynamic keynoter we’ll announce soon . We also have plenty of other ways to help you do a better job with your newspaper, newsmagazine, yearbook, broadcast or website so start planning now to join us.

FRIDAY

  • 11 a.m. – Noon
    • Registration, 3rd floor, FirstEnergy Lobby
  • Noon – 12:50 p.m.
    • Swap Shop, Room 340, FirstEnergy Auditorium
    • 50-minute breakout sessions
  • Noon – 1:50 p.m.
    • Day-of Contests
  • Noon – 4 p.m.
    • Four 50-minute breakout sessions
  • 2 – 2:50 p.m.
    • Swap Shop, Room 340, FirstEnergy Auditorium
    • Franklin Hall Tour
  • 2:30 – 5 p.m.
    • CJE/MJE Tests (pre-applied only)
  • 5:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    • Banquet, Keynote and Award Ceremony, 2nd floor, Student Center Ballroom

SATURDAY

  • 9 – 11 p.m.
    • Three 50-minute breakout session
  • 11 – 12:50 p.m.
    • OSMA member lunch meeting
  • Noon – 12:50 p.m.
    • Lunch break*
  • 1 – 1:30 p.m.
    • Day-of Contest Awards and Closing

*Maps available for nearby food outlets

Register NOW if you didn’t do so with your contest entries.