Better Newspapers Competition Entry Information
The Better Newspapers Competition deadline is October 31, 2017. Submit your entries in PDF format by visiting the OCNA BNC Competition website at http://contests.newspapertoolbox.com/Contests_CA/OCNA/.
The OCNA is pleased to recognize the passion and outstanding work produced by community newspaper members each week! Good luck and thank you for participating.
Changes for 2017
Active Member Changes:
- Many of the categories now allow online entries. Check out the category descriptions to know which ones!
- Two of our split circulation categories are now combined. All circulation classes will now enter one category for Best Rural Story and Best Feature Photo.
- We have added a new category: Multimedia Online/Best Online Experience for a Story. This award honours innovative efforts used to develop the story and increase reader engagement through alternate storytelling means: photos, graphics, illustrations, video, virtual reality, quizzes, slideshows, social media embeds, reader interaction or other emerging media. These tools will be used to augment the story-telling process in a way that informs, entertains and engages the reader.
College/University Member Changes:
1. General Excellence: Newspapers are encouraged to submit PDF copies of their entries for General Excellence Class 8, however hard copies will also be accepted.