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Touchstone: A fine-grained stone used in assaying precious metals; hence, any test or criterion by which the qualities of a thing can be recognized or measured.

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Touchstone is the Northern California Technical Communication Competition. It is a regional competition, sponsored by the Northern California STC chapters. Proceeds from the competition benefit the Kenneth Gordon Scholarship, which supports students in local college technical communication programs.

About Touchstone

Winners of Prior Competitions

This Year's Touchstone Competition

Call for Entries

   Printable flyer (PDF)

Call for Judges

   Downloads for Judges

If you have questions, send email to this address. Make the subject of the email STC Competition Query.