The Best of 2017 Annual Awards Contest is open for entry.  Deadline: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 

Questions or issues ? Please call or email Martha at , 208-389-2879.


Please read through ALL entry information and become familiar with the divisions, categories and general entry process before you start your entry.

The Idaho Press Club honors the best in journalism and public relations in Idaho each year. This year’s contest features an array of categories, generous discounts for IPC members and a chance at bragging rights in the office, adulation from your peers and a boost for your resume. Click on the links below for category definitions, rules and FAQs.

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General Excellence dates for the Best of 2017  

Publication Divisions submit the three designated issues from 2017.   Television and Radio submit a news broadcast from the designated date in early 2018.  These dates have been chosen at random for this contest.   All other divisions indicate the general excellence date in the category descriptions on our website.

Daily Print –  Sunday, January 8; Tuesday, June 13; Thursday, September 14

Weekly Print – February 19 -25;  April 2 – 8; August 20 -26

Television  –  Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Radio – Monday, January 8, 2018


Step-by-step:  How to Enter the Idaho Press Club Awards

Divisions & Categories

Rules & Fees

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