NATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22204-4370
Contact: Charles S. Mason, Jr., CG
For Release: 24 December 2014
for NGS Awards and Competitions
Arlington, VA, 24 DECEMBER 2014: Each year, the National Genealogical Society recognizes excellence in genealogical scholarship through its various competitions and awards. The deadline for six of the competition entries and award nominations—December 31—is quickly approaching. NGS encourages its members, member societies, and other organizations to review the requirements and make entries and submissions. Winners will be recognized at the NGS Family History Conference, to be held May 13-16, 2015 in St. Charles, Missouri.
The following NGS awards and competitions have a deadline of December 31:
More specific details about each competition can be found at www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/competitions. Individuals and societies making nominations will receive an acknowledgement that their entry has been received. An additional seven competitions and award entries have a deadline of 31 January 2015. See the submissions calendar atwww.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/awards_competitions_calendar for more details. Questions about all awards and competitions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society is dedicated to genealogy education, high research standards, and the preservation of genealogical records. The Arlington, Virginia-based nonprofit is the premier national society for everyone, from the beginner to the most advanced family historian seeking excellence in publications, educational offerings, research guidance, and opportunities to interact with other genealogists.
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