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Session recordings available from Salt Lake City conference

MISSOULA, Mont. – Curious what you may have missed from OWAA’s latest annual conference? Outdoor Writers Association of America has released video content from the 2011 annual conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. Select sessions are available for immediate download ($15 each), or for purchase on DVD ($20 each). For those unable to attend conference, […]

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OWAA Conference Evaluation Winners Announced

MISSOULA, Mont. – The Outdoor Writers Association of America is happy to announce the winners of the 2011 Conference Evaluation Drawing and the prizes they receive for their efforts in providing feedback on the conference program. Patricia Stockdill of Garrison, N.D., is the winner of a voucher for conference registration for OWAA’s 2012 annual conference […]

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Five OWAA contest winners judged ‘Best of the Best’

OWAA 2010-11 Past President Tony Dolle judged first-place winners ofthe 2011 Excellence in Craft contests,  picking the best of the best work from each type of media recognized in the contests.. This year’s Presidents’ Choice Awards winners are: Magazine category: Tim Christie of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. “A Long Shot,” published in the September/October 2010 issue […]

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OWAA announces 2011 honorary award recipients

Five earn special recognition July 11 during the concluding banquet at OWAA’s 84th Annual Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah At its recent annual conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Outdoor Writers Association of America, The Voice of the Outdoors, honored five with its most distinguished awards. Rich Patterson, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, received […]

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OWAA Board of Directors to meet at Annual Conference in Salt Lake City

OWAA’s Board of Directors will meet for its summer meetings on July 8 and July 11 in conjunction with the organization’s annual conference. The 2011 Annual Conference is scheduled for July 9-11 at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort in Salt Lake City, Utah. “We need to practice better transparency as an organization. I’m asking our […]

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2011 Bodie McDowell Scholarship Recipients Announced

MISSOULA, Mont. – The Outdoor Writers Association of America awarded six scholarships for the 2011-12 school year to undergraduate and graduate students studying journalism.  Congratulations to 2011 Bodie McDowell Scholarship winners! Successful graduate applicants are Amy A. Whitcomb, University of Idaho ($3,000); Patricia Mary O’Kane, University of Wisconsin – Madison ($3,500); and Jason Daniel Belts […]

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2011 Norm Stung Youth Writing Awards contest winners announced

MISSOULA, Mont. – Outdoor Writers Association of America awarded 12 Norm Strung Youth Writing prizes totaling $1,700, sponsored by the Safari Club International Foundation. The annual contest has categories for poetry and prose in two divisions: junior (grades 6-8) and senior (grades 9-12), and entries must be outdoors oriented and previously published in a newsletter, […]

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Early-bird registration deadline and housing cut-off Friday, June 10!

Don’t miss out on early registration savings for conference, register today! You can register online or download forms from our website at http://www.owaa.org/2011conference/register. Early-bird rates of only $190/person get you into all conference sessions and activities and include all meals. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to “elevate your adventure, elevate your career” in Utah […]

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