New England Outdoor Writers Association (NEOWA) is pleased to announce the 2020 Youth Outdoor Writing Contest.
The contest is open to anyone in grades 6-12. This includes students from schools, outdoor organizations/publications, youth members of rod & gun clubs, Scouts, and other youth organizations in New England. All entries must be submitted to the appropriate State Chairperson.
Submissions from entrants in grades 6-8 will be entered in the Junior Division; submissions from entrants in grades 9-12 will be entered in the Senior Division. Junior and Senior State Winners chosen by state judges will each receive a $125 cash prize from the NEOWA. The winners from each state will be judged by a New England panel of judges for a New England Regional award. New England Regional winners from the Junior and Senior levels will each receive an additional $150, bringing their total award to $275 each. Winning works will be published in the Northwoods Sporting Journal, The Maine Sportsman, and possibly state wildlife magazines.
The rules for the 2020 contest are found here.