NEOWA Youth Outdoor Writing Contest


487 Central St
East Bridgewater, MA US

The contest is open to schools in New England. Student entries must be submitted by school personnel.<p>The written entries should be no longer than 500 words and must be on any outdoor-oriented topic and can include, for example: fishing, boating, archery, shooting, hunting, field trials, sporting dogs, camping, woodcraft, skin diving, scuba diving, hiking, rock climbing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, wildlife watching, natural history, conservation, ecology, and similar activities that communicate and add to the knowledge and enjoyment of nature and natural resources.

<p>Submissions from students in grades 6-8 will be entered in the Junior Division; grades 9-12 will be entered in the Senior Division. Junior and Senior State Level winners will each receive $125. The two New England-wide winners from the Junior and Senior levels will each receive an additional $150, bringing their total award to $275 each and their winning works will be published in the Northwoods Sporting Journal.

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Prize Info

  • First Prize: $125

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