Submit entries as a freelancer

Returning Open Call Contestants:

  1. Go to and click on “Open Call Login.”
  2. Once logged in, go to “Open Call Contestant” at the top of the page and click “My Contests.”
  3. Locate “2013 Alaska Press Club Contest.” APC will be notified and will verify your account.
  4. If you do not remember your password, use the “Lost Password” button and BetterBNC will help you retrieve your password.

Creating/Validating your Open Call account

  1. You’ll need to create an account to get started. Visit
  2. Once you have done so, Better BNC will email you an activation link. Click the link to activate your account. Once that is complete you can create your profile.
  3. Complete your online profile by filling out your name, organization, mailing address and shipping address if different. Click “Submit” when finished.
  4. Next, is updating your credentials. Fill out your employment status, trades and select your areas of work. When finished click submit. This information is used by contest administrators to determine your eligibility to make entries. You can update this at any time.
  5. The next step is to visit the “My Contests” page to request to make entries to the “2012 Alaska Press Club Contest.”
  6. Select “2012 Alaska Press Club Contest.” Once you have done that, Alaska Press Club will be notified by email that you are trying to make entries and will grant you access to the contest.

Submit entries


  1. Go to and click on “Open Call Login.”
  2. Login with your email and password.


  1. Once you are logged in, click “Submit Entry.”
  2. Please make sure that you have working links and documents available. (The form accepts PDF, DOC, TXT, JPG, GIF and PNG.) Make sure you enter journalist names in the credits section. Individual names must be associated with each entry.
  3. Submit.

Please email if you have questions or concerns.

Register for membership, renew your membership or pay the entry fees for the contest.