AP Member Editors:

It's time to get started on your entries for the 2017 Illinois Associated Press Media Editors Annual Newspaper Contest!

The online platform is ready and available for uploading entries and can be found at: https://betternewspapercontest.com/2017-illinois-newspaper

The temporary password is: Contest1.

The contest rules can be found on our contest website: http://discover.ap.org/contests/Illinois-newspaper

Instructions for using the digital platform are on the Better Newspaper Contest website. Tips for entering each category are included in the rules.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Ann Michelle Householder at AHouseholder_contractor@ap.org or at 734-276-0439.

The AP-Chicago