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About this photo: Award recipients are honored every year during the OWAA Conference.
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OWAA is comprised of nearly 800 individual outdoor communicators from the broad, modern spectrum of outdoor beats, from shooting to camping, backpacking to kayaking, wildlife watching to mountain climbing.
The Outdoor Writers Association of America awarded 12 Norm Strung Youth Writing Award prizes totaling $1,400. The annual contest, sponsored by Majesty Outdoors, has categories for outdoor poetry and prose in two divisions: junior (grades 6-8) and senior (grades 9-12).
For more information on the annual EIC contests, visit https://owaa.org/eic. OWAA thanks the 2018 contest sponsors – Izaak Walton League of America, Ocean Conservancy, The Pew Charitable Trusts and Realtree – for their continued support of this prestigious contest program.
The contest, which features more than $25,000 in cash prizes, is designed to recognize and reward media members who share an accurate, compelling climate message with Southeastern U.S. hunters and anglers.
OWAA’s Excellence in Craft contests honor the best in outdoor communication. Win cash prizes for your work.
The Outdoor Writers Association of America awarded 12 Norm Strung Youth Writing Award prizes totaling $1,400. The annual contest, sponsored by the Falcon Guides, has categories for poetry and prose in two divisions: junior (grades 6-8) and senior (grades 9-12) and the piece must be outdoor-oriented.
The Outdoor Writers Association of America awarded four Bodie McDowell scholarships totaling $18,000 for the 2017-18 school year to undergraduate and graduate students studying outdoor communications.
Jiayu “Yuki” Hu and Danielle Taylor each received Madson Fellowships worth $1,174 to attend workshops to hone their outdoor communication skills. The fellowship is an annual grant program through OWAA that funds continuing education opportunities for both members and nonmembers.
The Outdoor Writers Association of America honored six members with its most distinguished awards June 26, at the annual conference in Duluth, Minnesota.