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NAPS Best Website Competition
The NAPS Best Website Competition again is being conducted in conjunction with the upcoming NAPS national convention at the Gaylord Texan Resort, Grapevine, TX, this August.
A branch wishing to enter the competition must email only its website address to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 30, 2021, for forwarding to the competition judge.
Points will be awarded for content, design and technical merit, among other contest categories. The two entries receiving the highest overall point totals will be named the competition winners.
At the convention, all branches will be given the point totals of their entries by category, along with any comments the judge may make.
NAPS Newsletter Contest
The NAPS Newsletter Contest is ALSO planned for the national convention and the entry deadline is June 30, 2021.
Branches wishing to submit their newsletters may do so in four categories: “Overall Excellence,” “Best Layout,” “Best Bylined Column/Editorial” and “Best News/Feature Article.” Entries must have been published after August 2018.
The entry instructions include:
“Overall Excellence”—Submit three consecutive issues of the newsletter, stapled together as one entry. Staple a Post-it note or similar to identify the judging category, your branch number and the newsletter editor.
“Best Layout”—Submit two issues (not necessarily consecutive ones) of the newsletter, stapled together as one entry. As in the item above, identify the judging category, your branch number and the individual who lays out/designs the newsletter.
“Best Bylined Column/Editorial”—Submit one entry clipped from your newsletter (please do not submit the entire newsletter). The entry must be an original work that carries the byline of the author, who may or may not be the editor, but must be a NAPS member. Identify the judging category and your branch number.
“Best News/Feature Article”—Follow the instructions immediately above.
Please mail—do not email—entries to NAPS Newsletter Contest, c/o Balent-Young Publishing, Inc., PO Box 734, Front Royal, VA 22630, to be received no later than June 30, 2021. Receipt of all entries will be acknowledged; please provide your email address. Winners will be announced at the convention.