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ACES’ annual headline contest rewards good headline writing in print and digital media. Entries are evaluated not just on the cleverness of the headlines, but on their sophistication, uniqueness, appropriateness, and likely success in capturing readers’ attention.

The 2021 Headline Contest submission period has ended. The next contest will open on January 1, 2023.

Previous winning headlines

2022: 2021 headline contest winners announcement

2021: 2020 headline contest winners announcement

2020: 2019 headline contest winners announcement

2019: 2018 headline contest winners announcement

2018: 2017 headline contest winners announcement

2017: 2016 headline contest winners announcement

2016: 2015 headline contest winners announcement

Past contest winner announcements