ACA Championship

New York, New York

What is the ACA World Championship?

Each year, Prodigy Learning crown the Top Adobe ACA student from 1000s entries to represent their country at the World Championship Final in the USA. This year the ACA World Championship final will be in NEW YORK 

Do your students have the ACA Adobe design skills to be 2019 Champion and win the trip of a lifetime to compete in NEW YORK representing their country?

How do I Enter?

Get certified to enter!

  • Students must sit and pass an Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Certificate exam in either Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign to enter.

What will I Win?

UK & Ireland

Main Prize: The overall top ACA student will win the trip of a lifetime to represent UK & Ireland at the ACA World Championship Final in NEW YORK, July 2019.

 When can I enter?

UK & Ireland

  • Round One (November 5th, 2018 – December 21st, 2018) 5 students from around the UK & Ireland will qualify (highest exam score, quickest time) for the UK & Ireland Final in June 2019.
  • Round Two (January 1st, 2019 – May 10th, 2019) 10 students from around the UK & Ireland will qualify (highest exam score, quickest time) for the UK & Ireland Final in June 2019.

Bonus Regional Test Fest UK & Ireland

  • Regional Test Fest Round (Surprise dates during Round Two) 5 students will qualify from Regional Test Fest’s held at academic institution’s in UK & Ireland.

Host a Test Fest

During the Second Qualifying Round, 5 Finalists in UK & IRELAND will also qualify from academic institutions hosting Regional Test Fests!

A Test Fest is one of the best ways to certify & enter all of your ACA students into the Championship.

Learn more about hosting your own Test Fest with #TeamProdigy by clicking here.

2018 UK & Ireland Champion

Taylor Sharpe, Coventry University ACA student is our current 2018 UK & Ireland ACA Champion. He won the trip of a lifetime to fly to Orlando, Florida where he competed in the ACA World Championship.

#TeamProdigy had a chance to catch up with Taylor and interview him to learn more about how ACA certification and participating in the championship have lead to him breaking into the industry and becoming a successful designer – read interview here.

Take a look at Taylor’s winning Design here.

ACA UK & Ireland Championship Final 2018 – Photos

For full photos visit our Facebook Album

Official ACA World Championship Rules

 *Terms and Conditions apply. For full Terms and Conditions of local UK & Ireland  competition please email To compete in the final round of the Championship, students must be enrolled in an approved, accredited learning institution and be 13 to 22 years of age (as of June 15, 2019). ACA Champions must be available to travel to New York from London from July 29 to August 1, 2019.

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