2014 Pennsylvania APME News Excellence Competition
The annual Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors News Excellence contests will open December 2, 2013.  Start compiling your entries now to save you time!

Stories and photos must have been published on or between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2013, to be eligible for the contest.  All entries must be submitted electronically using the contest website at
www.betterbnc.com.  Entries sent by mail will not be accepted.

You will find contest rules and a tutorial for using the contest website by following the links below.  Your initial password will be “bnc”. 

The deadline for submitting entries is 11:59 p.m., Jan. 31, 2014.  Payments for entries must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2013. The awards will be presented Friday, May 31, 2014 at the annual PAPME awards dinner in State College, Pa.

If you have questions, please contact AP Marketing Assistant Nicole Baugh at nbaugh@ap.org or 215-446-6602.

Best of luck!