Below you will find detailed contest instructions for the professional and collegiate contests. Work published between September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2012 is eligible for submission in this contest.
If you have questions, the MNA staff is prepared to assist you. To reach us, please call the MNA office during business hours (Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) at (612) 332-8844 | (800) 279-2979 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also contact Sarah Bauer at (612) 278-0250 or email@example.com.
All contest entries must be submitted by 11:00 p.m. on Monday, October 1. The professional contest is now closed for submissions.
2011-2012 MNA Better Newspaper Contest Rules and Instructions
Click the link to find the complete contest Rules and Instructions packet. The document contains contest rules, entry category descriptions, complete instructions and an FAQ section to use when entering the 2011-2012 Better Newspaper Contest.
All contest entries must be submitted by 11:00 p.m. on Monday, October 15. The collegiate contest is now closed for submissions.
2011-2012 College Better Newspaper Contest Rules and Instructions
Click the link to find contest rules, entry category descriptions and complete instructions for entering the 2011-2012 College Better Newspaper Contest.
Better Newspaper Contest Site
Click the link to visit the contest website.
On the right-hand side of the page, click “Contestant Login.” The, select which contest you want to work on (2012 MNA Better Newspaper Contest OR 2012 MNA College Better Newspaper Contest) from the drop-down menu. Two fields — “News Organization” and “Password” — will then appear below the contest selection. Choose your newspaper from the drop down list, enter your password, and click “Login.”
The first time you log in into the system, the default password is “bnc” (password is case sensitive).
If your newspaper is not on the list, or you have other questions about logging in, please contact Sarah Bauer at (612) 278-0250 or firstname.lastname@example.org.