Deadline for entries extended until April 28th!


Houston Press Club

Lone Star
Click here for the list of last year's winners!
The 2014 Lone Star Awards contest is now open for statewide entries!  Show off your best work in 2013. 
NOTE that this year there is a discount for Press Club Members. In order to qualify for the entry fee discount, any entrant can become a Member via PayPal on the Club’s website for $75, or any Outlet can join for $200 and cover all of its staff. The Individual or Outlet Membership also provides a discount on tickets to the Awards Dinner, July 18. 
PREVIOUS ENTRANTS: It is important that you notify us by email if you are a Member, so your entries will be discounted. Otherwise it’s easy to become a member online. Memberships are per individuals, not outlets.
CATEGORY ADJUSTMENTS:  You’ll notice some important changes this year.
The circulation size for Newspapers is now over and under 50,000.
PR categories have been adjusted for clarifications.
There are additional Student categories for Sports News.
Let us know if you have any questions,
Entry fees and Memberships are tax deductible!
501C3 Tax ID #76-0379553
TO ACCESS THE COMPETITION:  Create an Open Call account or log into your existing open call account on and select the “2014 Houston Press Club Lone Star Awards” on the My Contest page (located under the red "open call contestants" text at the top of the page).
Click here for a complete description of the categories
Click here for the rules for this year's Lone Star Awards