The Student Competition Committee Presents

The 2019-2020 Student Poster Competition in Vector Borne Sciences

 Virginia Mosquito Control Association held our 4th annual student poster competition during the annual VMCA conference in Virginia Beach, VA January 28-30, 2020. Thank you to all the students who participated, judges who evaluated them, and all members who participated in the poster Q&A session, 50/50 raffle, and the silent auction. The SCC was able to raise over $1,000 for future awards! Thank you all for your support!

Congratulations to this year's winner, Olivia Spencer from the College of William and Mary!

Contest Information


  • $500 is awarded to the first place poster
  • Free registration to the 2020 VMCA annual meeting is awarded to the top 5 posters

Deadline: All poster submissions should be submitted by email no later than 11:59 PM on 12/2/2019


  • Poster submissions should follow the guidelines set forth in the 2019-2020 Guidelines for Student Poster Competition.
  • Submission emails should include a PDF version of the poster (PDF file should be set to size/dimensions specified for printing) along with the 2019-2020 Submission Form for the Student Poster Competition fully filled out.  
  • Submissions should be emailed to


Poster Evaluations: Judges will grade posters based on the sections set forth in the 2019-2020 Judge's Evaluation Form for the Student Competition


2020 Poster Winner Olivia Spencer (left) receives her award from VMCA President LaToya White (right)