Regional Media and Design Competition - "MADCom" - IU13
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Regional Media & Design Competition

Students working on computersThe Regional Media and Design Competition – “MADCom” (formerly called Technology/Computer Fair) is a competition for local middle- and high-school-age students in six categories of competition:

In order to celebrate students’ hard work and collaborate with experts in the field, judging of projects will be done virtually with an in-person showcase and award ceremony on April 8, 2025.

Important Dates:

  • Regional registration is open now!
  • March 25, 2025 Projects Due
    Student projects must be uploaded to the official PA Media & Design Competition website.
  • March 25-28, 2025 Project Verification
    Members of the MADCom committee will review all projects to ensure that all components are included and will communicate with the team advisor if anything is missing.
  • March 31-April 4, 2025 Virtual Judging Week
    During this week, judges will use the rubrics to review projects virtually and include feedback for the team. Note: If you know anyone interested in being a virtual judge, please send their information to Megan Smith (
  • April 8, 2025 In-person Showcase and Award Ceremony (9-11 am) at The Conference & Training Center at IU13
    9:00-9:30 AM: Students will arrive and set their project up
    9:30-10:30 AM: Projects will be open for students, advisors, local judges, etc. to view.
    10:30-11:00 AM: Awards Ceremony
    Note: Due to the shortened schedule, lunch will not be provided. However, you’re welcome to bring your students’ lunches and stay at the conference center to eat lunch after the event.
  • May 2025 State Competition
    The first-place winner in each category will be invited to the State Competition.

For more information about this academic competition, please email Thank you.