The Art Directors Club competition deadline is this Friday… there are some competition categories (beyond traditional print/television advertising design) CommDes students may be interested in such as:
MAGAZINE STORY MULTI-PAGE
STATIONERY SERIES (Letterhead, Envelope, Business Card)
POSTER or BILLBOARD
The list above represents just a smattering of eligible work I've noted. Go to http://www.adcawards.org and check out all the eligible categories/work. The entry fees are $35 per entry in any eligible category.