For many years, PCA has competed in the GISA Literary Meet held annually in the spring. Competition is held in music, writing, and speaking. Categories include Boys’ and Girls’ Solo, Girls’ Trio, Boys’ Quartet, Piano, Humorous Oral Interpretation, Dramatic Oral Interpretation, U.S. Extemporaneous Speaking, International Extemporaneous Speaking, Spelling, Boys’ and Girls’ Argumentative Essay and Personal Essay. Pinewood has always finished as one of the leading schools at Region competition. Winners then proceed to State competition from which numerous state winners have emerged through the years.