It’s time to compete and show your talents! You could win a trip to represent the United States in the 2017 Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) World Championship.

How do I compete?


To compete, submit a design project created using one or more of the following programs: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign by June 15, 2017.

Who can compete?


To qualify, you must be a student currently enrolled in an approved, accredited academic institution, between age 13-22 (as of June 15, 2017), and have an Adobe Certified Associate certification in Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign.

What should I submit?


Your project submission should demonstrate your design abilities. This can be a project you created in school, or something you created specifically for the Championship. Make sure to upload your design files (all layers included) as well as a .jpg/.gif/.png of your final project.

What do I win?


The top three projects will be selected to represent the United States in Anaheim on July 30-August 2, 2017. If you have any questions, please email ACAchampionship@pearson.com.

Project Submission

  • Accepted files: .jpeg, .jpg, .png - Max file size is 10MB.
  • Accepted file types: zip, jpg, jpeg, ai, indb, inx, idml, pmd, psd, eps, pd.
    Accepted files: .zip, .jpg, .jpeg, .ai, .indb, .inx, .Idml, .pmd, .psd, .eps, .pdf - Max file size is 125MB.