Contest Overview

The contest is now closed. A record number of entries has been entered. Awards will be announced April 8 and 9 at the Oklahoma City convention with all results posted online at 9:00 p.m. ET on April 9. Judging score sheets and award certificates will be emailed out the following week.

EPA hosts two annual contests: the Awards of Excellence contest (for your publication as a whole) and the Higher Goals contest (for the individual pieces you and your team produced—writing, photography, design, etc.). Both contests open in mid November and the entry deadline for both is early January. Entries must be from work published during the previous calendar year. Awards are announced in April during the annual EPA convention.

The 2019 contest launches November 15, 2018. Submissions will be for work published in 2018. The deadline for entries will be January 18, 2019, at 12:00 midnight ET.

Winners will be announced at the Awards Presentation during the EPA convention in Oklahoma City, April 7-9, 2019.

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