The University of Arizona AdTEAM consists of:

  • American Advertising Federation student advertising club (ASUA and FESO)
  • American Advertising Federation National Student Advertising Competition Team
  • American Marketing Association Collegiate Case Competition Team
  • AAF, the largest advertising organization in the world
  • AMA, the professional organization for marketing professionals

General Membership Activities

AdTEAM activities occur throughout the semester at various times and members are awarded trip status based on participation points each semester. AdTEAM presents Adobe Suite classes for students, hosts events including agency visits, creates and develops fundraisers and social events, presents AdFAIR (February 6, 2019), arranges AdDINNERS with professionals, attends the ADDY Awards and travels on AdTRIP to the AAF National Student Advertising Competition and AMA Collegiate Case Competition (both in April 2019).


AAF National Student Advertising Competition and AMA National Collegiate Case Competition

AdTEAM members are selected to participate in the national competition representing the University of Arizona. The leadership of AdTEAM participates in MKT 293/MKT 498 and meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:45-5:15 p.m. in McClelland Hall 320CC. The AdTEAM competition teams will prepare a comprehensive advertising plan for AMA (The Wall Street Journal) and AAF NSAC (Wienerschnitzel), including national research, media recommendations, creative and evaluations, complete with a plans book and live presentation to a panel of judges in April 2019. 


Participants must be members of the American Advertising Federation or the American Marketing Association – dues for AMA or AAF are $50 per semester (you can join both for $100 if you wish) plus a $100 per-semester travel fee for those going to national conference. 

To apply for an AdTEAM Competition team position in MKT 293/MKT 498, complete the form below no later than September 15, 2018: