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NEOWA Youth Outdoor Writing Contest

  [New England Outdoor Writers Association]

The contest is open to schools in New England. Student entries must be submitted by school personnel.

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.

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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