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    Jerry LaBella (Admin) Guest

    Default [b]LOUISIANA OUTDOOR WRITERS

    LOUISIANA
    OUTDOOR
    WRITERS’
    ASSOCIATION
    Sponsored by the Louisiana Outdoor Writers’ Association and The Advocate
    Educational Services, this essay and photography contest is designed to stimulate an
    interest in outdoor journalism and photography in Louisiana youth.


    Besides cash prizes, and other awards, the winning entries will be published in
    this newspaper and other publications and websites across the state.
    CONTEST RULES:
    1. The contest shall be open to all students.
    2. The contest is not open to the immediate family members of any Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association
    member. “Immediate family member” is defined as a son, daughter, stepson, stepdaughter, grandchild, or
    step-grandchild.
    AGE DIVISIONS:
    CATEGORIES:
    PRIZES:
    SUBMISSIONS:
    JUDGING:
    1. For the essay category, prizes will be awarded for two separate age groups: Senior (14-18 years of age)
    and Junior (13 years of age and under).
    2. For the photography category, any age 18 years of age and under is eligible.
    ESSAY
    An original, unpublished essay about personal experience pertaining to hunting, fishing, boating, camping, hiking,
    or other related outdoor experience. The essay must be at least 300 words in length, but not more than 1,000
    words in length. The submitted essay must be typed, double-spaced, and only on one side of each sheet of paper.
    The essays will be judged on the following criteria: interest, subject matter, readability, spelling, and grammar.
    Winning essays should be available in an e-mail format to facilitate publication.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    An original, unpublished photo, in either color or black-and-white print form.
    The photo may be either a 4x6 inch, 5x7 inch, or 8x10 inch print, center mounted on 8x10 inch
    poster or mounting board. Slides will not be accepted.
    THE FOLLOWING MUST BE INCLUDED WITH EACH SUBMISSION:
    At the top of the first page of each essay or attached to the back of the mounting board of the photos:
    NAME: AGE: SCHOOL: HOME ADDRESS: TELEPHONE NUMBER:
    All entries should be postmarked no later than March 26, 2007.
    • All entries will be judged by professional educators and outdoor
    communicators.
    • Winners will be notified by mail by May 5, 2007.
    • All winners and their chaperones will be honored at the annual LOWA
    Fall conference held in August this year.
    Youth Outdoor Journalism Contest
    SUBMIT YOUR ENTRIES TO:
    THE ADVOCATE
    ED. SERVICES/LOWA
    P.O. BOX 588
    BATON ROUGE, LA 70821
    FIRST PLACE in each of the categories will receive a $150 cash prize and will be presented a certificate
    from the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association.
    SECOND PLACE in each category will receive a $100 cash prize and an award certificate from the
    Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association.
    THIRD PLACE in each category will receive a $50 cash prize and an award certificate from the Louisiana
    Outdoor Writers Association.
    Find this at:
    www.2theadvocate.com/outdoors
    CASH PRIZES IN ALL CATEGORIES DONATED BY THE LOUISIANA CHAPTER
    OF SAFARI CLUBS INTERNATIONAL.
    Submissions cannot be returned unless accompanied by a SASE.
    www.laoutdoorwriters.com

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    Jerry LaBella (Admin) Guest

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    <font color="ff0000"><font size="+2">28th Annual Louisiana&#39;s Sportsmen&#39;s Show March 8-11, &#39;07
    </font></font>


    <font color="000000">Louisiana&#39;s Original Sportfishing, Boat &amp; Hunting Festival at the Lamar-Dixon Expo in Gonzales, La.</font>

    READ FULL DETAILS FROM the offical website here: http://www.lasportsmenshow.com


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    Jerry LaBella (Admin) Guest

    Default Louisiana

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Lori Barnes
    January 26, 2007 ph. 985-792-4652

    Victorian Valentine Workshop at Otis House Museum on Feb. 10
    MADISONVILLE - Otis House Museum is offering a Victorian Valentine workshop on Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. Children, ages 7&#43; are invited to learn about different types of valentines and their origins. Examples of vintage mechanical valentines from the early 1900&#39;s will be on display as well as a replica sailor&#39;s valentine. After learning about the various valentines, participants can create a Victorian Valentine. Please call to register groups of 10&#43;.
    The workshop is free with park admission of $1 per person; seniors 62&#43; and children under 3 are admitted free of charge. Otis House Museum is located inside Fairview-Riverside State Park, one mile east of Madisonville in St. Tammany Parish. The site includes camping, a day-use picnic area on the banks of the Tchefuncte River, and Otis House Museum. For more information or to register call 985-792-4652 or toll free 1-888-677-3247.
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