Very soon we’ll be calling for your BNC entries. Start looking now for your best advertisements, photos, editorials and stories. We’ll be using a different entry form this year, but the info required will still be the same. More information to come!

Categories include:

  • General Excellence
  • Special Supplement or Section ( Metro Creative Graphics Award)
  • Agricultural Supplement or Section ( Genome Alberta Award)


  • Excellence in Creative Advertising
  • Effective and Original Use of Colour in Advertising
  • Ad Campaign Award


  • Arts and Culture Story/Series Award
  • Best Habitat Conservation Story (Ducks Unlimited Canada Award)
  • Sports Writing Award
  • Healthy Communities Journalism Award  ( Genome Alberta Award)
  • Environmental Writing Award
  • Sue Gawlak Best Local Editorial (sponsored by the St.  Albert Gazette) 
  • The Higher Education Writing Award (University of Alberta Award)
  • Education Writing Award (Lethbridge College Award)
  • Best Local News Story 
  • Best Feature Story By a Local Writer
  • Best Feature Column by a Local Writer (Gordon Scott Memorial Award)


  • Human Interest Photo
  • Feature Photo
  • Multi-Photo
  • Sports Action Photo
  • Spot News Photo
  • Photo Illustration

Posted by Julie Anne McRae