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2020 OWAA Conference and the Coronavirus

In light of recent news and developments regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, I wanted to take a moment to send a brief announcement as it relates to our upcoming annual OWAA conference, which is June 27-29 at Vermont’s Jay Peak Resort. Rest assured; the safety of our members is paramount and will always be our primary concern. OWAA’s […]

EIC Contest final deadline Friday

The final deadline for entering OWAA’s annual Excellence In Craft Contest is Friday, Jan. 31. OWAA members must submit online entries by midnight Friday (Eastern) or have mail-in entries postmarked no later than Jan. 31. The entry fee is $15 for online submissions, $25 for mail-in entries. EIC is open to all OWAA members and […]

OWAA John Madson Fellowship and Bodie McDowell Scholarship applications now open

The application process opens January 1, 2020 for two Outdoor Writers Association of America® (OWAA) programs that annually support the education and training of outdoor communicators. One is the John Madson Fellowship for continuing education opportunities for professional outdoor communicators. The second opportunity is the Bodie McDowell Scholarship for undergraduate and graduate college students. The John Madson […]

Henry Repeating Arms donates over 120 guns to raise money for two children undergoing cancer treatments

OVER $70,000 WILL BENEFIT FAMILIES OF 4-YEAR-OLD BOY FROM TEXAS AND 3-YEAR-OLD GIRL FROM OHIO BAYONNE, NJ – January 3, 2020 – Henry Repeating Arms President and Owner, Anthony Imperato, first learned of 3-year-old Sadie Kreinbrink a few months after she was diagnosed with Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma, a malignant childhood tumor requiring 66 weeks of chemotherapy […]

EIC Contest deadline approaching

With only three weeks remaining before the Jan. 10 early deadline, now is the time to submit your entries and avoid paying late fees. The current entry fee is $10 for online submissions, $20 for mail-in entries. Beginning Jan. 11 and through the final deadline of Jan. 31, 2020, the fees increase to $15 for […]

Chez Chesak named new OWAA ED

MISSOULA, Montana — The Outdoor Writers Association of America, the nation’s premier organization of outdoor media, announces the hiring of “Chez” Chesak as its new Executive Director. “I couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of OWAA,” Chesak said. “This position marries two of my consummate passions, writing and the outdoors, together within one […]

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