The purpose of this organization shall be to foster and promote the dissemination of information on athletics and sports activities and to encourage the highest standards of sports journalism in the communications media, and to promote better working conditions for state sports writers and sportscasters.
Any person who regularly writes, reports or edits sports news for any wire service based in Louisiana or any newspaper regularly circulated in Louisiana shall be eligible for regular membership.
Any person primarily engaged in disseminating sports information or publicity of professional organizations or race tracks, or publicists of non-profit organizations sponsoring or governing sports events in Louisiana shall be eligible for regular membership.
Any person primarily engaged in dissemination of information or describing, commenting or reporting on sports regularly on licensed Louisiana radio and television stations shall be eligible for regular membership.
--The Constitution of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association