Coast Guard Auxiliary members are eligible to participate in several contests that recognize excellence in the disciplines of public affairs, publications/member communications, photography, videography, and social media, as well as excellence in Coast Guard public affairs.
COAST GUARD AUXILIARY ADMINSTERED CONTESTS
The Coast Guard Auxiliary directorate of government and public affairs administers annual national contests for the following areas:
1. Public Affairs
2. Publications / Member Communications
To view the contest rules and guidelines, please see: 2012_A_[GP]_National_Contest_Guidelines.
U.S. COAST GUARD ADMINSTERED CONTESTS
The U.S. Coast Guard directorate of governmental and public affairs administers annual national contests as follows:
1. Chief Journalist Alex Haley Award
2. Commander Jim Simpson Award
To view the contest rules and guidelines, please see: 2011_Haley_Simpson_Awards_Guidance.