Scholarship Opportunities

TOWA Student members and future outdoor writers are given opportunities to apply for scholarships at various times throughout the year. Many are provided 

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Annual Conference

The TOWA Annual Conference is held beginning the last Friday of February each spring and is the highlight of the year. The conference is designed to provide networking opportunities, a comprehensive supporting (industrial) member hands-on product experience during break-out sessions, the annual business meeting of the membership and up-to-date workshops featuring the most qualified professionals in outdoor communications.

Fall Stampede

Enjoy a 3 day weekend at the Fall Stampede at Shaw's Bend an event exemplary of all the great activities of the outdoor lifestyle every October. With fishing, kayaking, outdoor cooking, rodeo, shooting, hunting, power sports, and much much more, we  bring a fun filled content rich environment fun for the whole family and something for everybody.

Lifestyle Getaways

Periodically, side trips are offered as an opportunity for writers and photographers to gather materials for articles and broadcasts in addition to the annual meeting.  These trips for members are designed to incorporate fun and work at various sites around the state and might include any outdoor activity that will provide editorial and photography opportunities.  All the above, and more, has made our association one of the most progressive state outdoor writers groups in the country.

Excellence in Craft Awards

The TOWA Excellence in Craft Contest is an opportunity for members in the Active, Active Retired, Life and Student membership categories to receive special recognition for journalism excellence. Nothing resounds better than adding "Award Winning" to any professional communicator's title. Members submit their content pieces in various categories for their chance at recognition and cash prizes. .... read more