Deadline approaches for OWAA youth writing contest
Outdoor News has long been a supporter of the youth writing
contest conducted by the Outdoor Writers Association of America
The Norm Strung Youth Writing Contest allows promising young
writers and poets to showcase their skills and win cash prizes
totaling $1,700 (cash sponsor is Safari Club International).
The contest features categories in poetry or prose and awards
prizes in two divisions. The Junior Division is open to writer in
grades 6-8 and the Senior Division is open to writers in grades
9-12. All entries must also have an outdoor theme.
All entries must be published or accepted for publication in a
newsletter, newspaper, magazine, literary collection, etc. during
the 2010 calendar year.
The deadline for entries for the Norm Strung Youth Writing
Contest is March 15, 2011. For complete contest rules and entry
instructions visit www.owaa.org.