ELIGIBILITY: The OPA Print Quality Contest is open to all presses that print an OPA business or sustaining member newspaper.
DIVISIONS: All newspapers entering the Print Quality Contest will compete in the same division.
ENTRY FEE: $20 (entry fee may be included with Better Newspaper Contest payment).
JUDGING CRITERIA: Newspapers will be judged on black ink laydown, halftone quality, color registration, page alignment and overall print appearance.
CONTEST PERIOD: January 1, 2016, to December 31, 2016.
HOW TO ENTER: Submit three (3) full issues printed on consecutive publication dates within the contest period. No more than one Sunday edition or special edition may be submitted. Facilities printing multiple OPA business or sustaining member publications should submit only the publication with the highest press run.
POSTMARK DEADLINE: Monday, February 13, 2017.
QUESTIONS: For clarification of contest rules, contact Lisa Sutliff or Jennifer Gilliland at (405) 499-0020, or 1-888-815-2672 (toll-free in Oklahoma).
OPA’s Print Quality Contest is not part of the 2016 Better Newspaper Contest. Winners will be announced during the OPA Convention, June 9-10, 2017, at the Skirvin Hilton in downtown Oklahoma City. If you are interested in your printing facility entering this contest, please forward the entry form to the facility owner/manager.