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Clubs can download the Officer Update Form for 2017-2018.

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Promoting Excellence at Every Turn...

This competition is free to enter for any member club or council associated with the FWSA.

Communications Awards...

The 2017 application procedures have been greatly simplified to encourage more club and council entries. Clubs and councils do not need to submit judges.

Entries Due...

Criteria...

Awards Announcement...

  • Sunday at Convention,
    June 11, 2017

Winners Get...

Winners are given a seal for placement on website and/or in publications. Winners also receive a certificate fit for framing.


Certificate



Outstanding Club Seal



Outstanding Website Seal



Outstanding Publication Seal

The Communication Competitions

Tollakson Outstanding Club— The Tollakson Award is presented to an outstanding club based on an evaluation of their structure, organization, skiing, sports, social events, and giving to the community.
past award winners...
Wentworth Outstanding Club Publication— The Wentworth Award is given to the club whose newsletters are judged best based on specific criteria promoting layout, and content.
past award winners...
Outstanding Club website— The Outstanding Club website Award is given to the club whose website is judged best based on criteria for layout, content, usefulness, navigation.
past award winners...
Outstanding Council Publication— The Outstanding Council Publication Award is given to the council whose newsletters are judged best based on criteria for layout and content.
past award winners...
Outstanding Council website— The Outstanding Council website Award is given to the council whose website is judged best based on criteria for layout, content, usefulness, navigation.
past award winners...

Classifications

In 2015 class competition were restructured to provide a more constructive competition. The classification criteria are applied over the previous four years.
  • Novice: Clubs who either have never entered or haven’t placed for the past 4 years or won a first place Novice award.

  • Advanced: Clubs who have won second and third place in the past 4 years.

  • Masters: Clubs who have won first place in the past 4 years.

Criteria

Club— The number of criteria to be addressed for outstanding club has been reduced. To apply, provide the information for your club under each of the criteria by March 26.

Newsletter— Newsletters will be judged according to the Publications Work Sheet. Submit what you think is the edition that will match up best with the judging criteria. You have until March 26 to make adjustments if you so desire. Submit ONE newsletter in any of the following forms—
  • Any electronic format such as pdf file, link to newsletter on web site, Word document

  • Hard copy mailed to Paul Vlasveld, 789 Daffodil Way, San Jose, CA 95117
Website— Send the link for your club/council web site to Paul by March 26. Web sites will be judged according to the Web Site Work Sheet.

Judging

Clubs and councils do not need to submit judges. Your council presidents have formed a committee of judges; however, we will happily accept volunteers.

Information & Entry Submittal

Paul Vlasveld
789 Daffodil Way, San Jose, CA 95117
pvlasveld@comcast.net



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