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2023 Rules and entry guidelines for High School writing and photography scholarships
OWAC EIC Contest winners won more than certificates this year.
Eight students from five California high schools were winners in this year’s Pat Vachini Writing and Photography Contest sponsored by OWAC. Cash awards to the winners total almost $1,000.
The Excellence in Craft Awards (EIC) presented by the Outdoor Writers Association of California (OWAC) is a program designed to recognize excellence in the field of outdoor journalism and media communications by media professionals on topics related to the outdoors.
The contest opens for entries on Monday, March 1, 2021 at 6am PST. The contest is open to current OWAC members only and we encourage previous members to reinstate membership and non-members to join right away to enter this prestigious program.
Best in the West: OWAC Recognizes Region’s Top Outdoors/Adventure Media Communication Pros Outdoor Writers Association of California (OWAC) – the leading organization of professional outdoor media communicators in the western region – has announced their annual Excellence in Craft Award winners. From fly-fishing to leaf peeping, cooking on the trail to vital legislation news and
Tom Martens wins two first place and one second place in award in the OWAC’s annual Excellence in Craft Awards for 2020. Best Outdoor News Article first place for “The Good Fight: Dam Removal” California Fly Fisher Magazine Best Outdoor Feature Article first place for “The Good Fight: Trout Regulations” California Fly Fisher Magazine Best