P.O. Box 669273
Pompano Beach , FL 33066-9273
USHWA-Florida is an authorized chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association. The United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA), the leading organization of harness racing’s chroniclers, has chapters throughout the United States and in Ontario, Canada. Its members are recognized publicists, journalists, photographers along with youth members with interest in journalism and the Standardbred horse industry.
The United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA), the leading organization of harness racing’s chroniclers, held its annual meeting in February, 2019 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando FL, in conjunction with the annual Dan Patch Awards Banquet (which drew an audience in excess of 320 in 2019). The 2020 event is set at the same venue on Sunday February 23, where the best and brightest in the sport during the 2019 campaign will be celebrated. Stay tuned to this site and at www.ushwa.net as more details become available.
The Florida chapter likewise holds an annual Awards Banquet in March. In 2018 this event was held at Royal Fiesta in Deerfield Beach and inducted to its Hall of Fame Dan Daley, Warren Harp and Odell Thompson, and to its Communicators Hall of Fame the author Victoria Howard. USHWA-Florida also makes awards to those who experienced success in the prior year that train, breed and race in Florida. The Florida chapter did not conduct an Awards Banquet in 2019. Members of USHWA-Florida are prolific writers about the standardbred sport on a weekly basis, work that is published in leading web and print outlets.
Become an USHWA Member!
You can become a member of USHWA very easily. If you are a communicator in our industry, Full Membership is $60 per year that enabes you to vote for Horse(s) of the Year and Human Awards and also vote for Hall of Fame inductees.
An Associate Membership is just $40 per year with no voting rights and the new Youth Membership is for anyone age 21 or younger that wishes to join at just $20 per year, also without voting rights.
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