National Student Advertising Competition – Hosted by D8
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.
This competition is hosted by the American Advertising Federation, (AAF). Our local competition is hosted by District 8 of the AAF. D8 is made up of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The Advertising Federation of Minnestota (Ad Fed) and Ad 2 are part of D8. Seven college teams from these states will be competing in the first round of competition Saturday, April 22nd at the University of Minnesota.