OWAA members can now apply directly to the Dude Ranchers’ Association (DRA) to see if they are eligible for future press trips at one of nearly a hundred dude ranches across the U.S. and Canada. Bryce Street, Executive Director of the DRA, said, “The DRA is always on the lookout for writers, bloggers and influencers […]
The deadline to enter OWAA’s Excellence In Craft Book Contest is being extended one day to give members an extra day to ship entries. The original entry deadline was set for Dec. 1. Because the U.S. Post Office, FedEx and UPS are closed on Sundays, the Book Contest deadline is being moved to Dec. 2. […]
OWAA’s Members Only Facebook Group is live! OWAA has a new members only private group on Facebook. As a current member, you’re invited to join and stay connected with other OWAA members. This private group is a place for current OWAA Members (and Supporting Groups) to instantly get the latest on all things regarding OWAA, […]
The ‘pro’ deal portal IPA Collective is now offering OWAA members special ‘pro’ pricing on more than 50 leading brands in the outdoor industry. Brands like Marmot, Icebreaker, Osprey, Smith Optics, CamelBak, Dakine and Club Ride are looking for brand influencers and product supporters like you to utilize their gear. Simply go to https://www.ipacollective.com/industry and indicate your […]
The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) and destination partners are seeking travel writers specializing in adventure, outdoor, and sustainable travel to apply to participate in two different events in 2020: AdventureELEVATE in Eugene, Oregon (May 5-7, 2020) Adventure Travel World Summit in South Australia (Oct 6-9, 2020) Interested media can submit an application to be […]
The 2020 Outdoor Media Summit (OMS) will be held in Estes Park, Colorado from April 21-23. OWAA’s partnership with OMS (formerly the Outdoor Blogger Summit) includes a 30% discount to active members. Use code VIPOWAA to get 30% off your ‘Conference + Hotel’ and ‘Conference Only’ tickets. The code expires on November 15, 2019, so register […]
The Outdoor Writers Association of America annually honors the best-of-the-best in outdoor journalism through its Excellence In Craft Contest. The entry process for the 2020 EIC Contest begins Nov. 1, 2019 and will be managed this year through a partnership with Submittable, an OWAA Supporting Group that specializes in contest submissions. The platform was used […]
One board-approved bylaws change is on the 2019 Board Election Ballot.
Five OWAA members are running for three seats on OWAA’s Board of Directors. The candidates have provided short biographies and answers to five questions with their vision of OWAA and board service.
At the 2018 winter meeting and electronic vote following, the Board of Directors approved the following proposed changes to the bylaws for a vote in the 2018 Board of Directors Election.