Alaska State 2014 Communications Contest
Deadline is now closed for the 2014 Contest. Come back to enter in the 2015 contest.
APC is now accepting entries for the 2014 Alaska State Communications Contest electronically through the NFPW website: https://omnicontests4.com/default.aspx?comp_id=1281
The contest is open to both members and nonmembers of APC. The 2014 contest is being conducted electronically for the first time. Deadline for all entries is Jan. 27. Only books authored or edited by entrant and magazines edited by entrant may be submitted hard copy, with the entry form filled out online by Feb. 3. Mailed hard copies must be postmarked by Feb. 3. Mailing information is on the website.
Cost is $25.00 for the first entry and $15.00 for each additional entry for members; $30 for the first entry and $20.00 for each additional entry for nonmembers. First place winners must be members of APC/NFPW to be forwarded to the national NFPW contest. Nonmembers who win first place in the Alaska contest must join APC/NFPW if they want their entries to be submitted to the national competition. If you have questions or any issues with the online entry process, contact Diane Walters firstname.lastname@example.org or Carolyn Rinehart email@example.com.
To enter the contest, set up a username and password the first time you access the site. Select Alaska from the Entrant State Affiliate drop-down box – the second field on the entrant registration form – and then read through and follow the posted directions on the website.
For more than 30 years our Alaska affiliate of NFPW has offered members a contest in many categories of communications work--print journalism, public relations, broadcasting, writing for the web, and literary and educational pursuits.
Click here for detailed instructions.
2013 Contest Winners
The following were national winners from Alaska:
Susy Buchanan--First--9B Personality profile - More than 500 words
David Holthouse--First--15B Publications regularly edited by entrant--Magazine, newsletter, or other non-newspaper publication
Dean Potter--Second--16B Page design - Magazine, newsletter, or other non-newspaper publication
Bonnye Matthews--Second--56 Novels for adult readers (full-length, 40,000 words and up)
Monica Devine--Second--58A Children's books - Fiction
Rebecca Goodrich--First--61A Creative verse - Single poem
Diane Walters, Coordinator
2013 Rules and Categories (PDF file)
2013 Entry Form (Word file -- you should be able to fill in online and then print to submit with your entry)
Pay your entry fee online
View Past Winners and Judges:
2013 APC Contest Winners
2012 APC Contest Winners
2012 APC Contest Judges
2011 National Federation of Press Women Winners
2011 APC Contest Winners
2010 Contest Winners
2009 Contest Winners
2008 Contest Winners
2007 Contest Winners
2006 Contest Winners