Deadline for the 2016 LSA has been extended!

We have heard from several contestants, new and old, that they needed a little more time to get their entries together.

WISH GRANTED! We are extending the deadline for this year’s contest until Friday, April 8, 11pm CST.

We are looking for the best of the best, so here is your chance to show off. This is the most affordable statewide contest of its kind. Just $30 per entry for members and $50 for non-members. Student entries are just $15 each. You can become an annual member by going to our homepage, and clicking ‘Membership.’ Individual members also qualify for discounted tickets for the Lone Star Awards banquet and the Gridiron Show fundraiser in the fall. It is important to notify us by email if you become a member ( so your entries will be discounted.

We are also offering an ‘Outlet Membership’ for organizations which allows for all their employees to be counted as temporary members (although they will not qualify for discounts to the awards banquet.)

We have teamed up with BetterBNC to handle the entries, and the process is simple. Just go to, and click ‘OPEN CALL LOGIN.’ If you have participated in previous years, just log in again, or click ‘Create Your Open Call Account’ to get started.
Good luck to you all!

Mike O’Neill
President, Houston Press Club

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