Call for entries: 2008 Better Newspapers Competition

Entries are now being accepted for the 2008 Better Newspapers Competition, and with a total of 31 categories, the BNC has a category perfect for your favorite article, photo, or special section from 2007.

Whether you want to compete in every category or just a few, entering the 2008 BNC is quick and easy. Just fill out the form, collect your tearsheets, and ship it all, along with your entry fees, before Friday, January 18, 2008.

Better yet, for a chance in the earlybird draw, submit your entries postmarked or shipped prepaid prior to Wednesday, January 9, 2008. Entries that meet the earlybird requirements will be entered into a draw for a voucher worth up to $1,500 toward the cost of one person attending the 2008 CCNA national convention in Toronto. 

And don’t forget to enter the following categories, which include cash prizes:

  • Agricore United’s Agricultural Story category – $1000 First Prize; $500 Second Prize, and $250 Third Prize
  • George Cadogan Memorial Outstanding Columnist Award, sponsored by Cadogan Foundation Inc. – $500 First Prize
  • George Holmes Memorial Trophy for Best Photo Illustration – $300 for first place, $200 for second place, and $100 for third place.

Forms are available below, or get more information on the competition at

If you have any questions, contact member services coordinator W. Andrew Powell at (877) 305-2262 ext. 29 or

┬╗ Download the 2008 BNC Entry Forms (PDF) (312 kb)
┬╗ Download the 2008 BNC Rules & Criteria (PDF) (88 kb)
┬╗ Read the 2008 BNC Rules & Criteria Online