Deadlines for At-Large Communications Contest

Deadlines for 2023 contest
(All deadlines are noon in the submitter’s time zone)
• Jan. 1, 2022 – Dec. 31, 2022—Entries must be published, printed or broadcast during these dates
• Oct. 1—NFPW contest opens
• Jan. 18, 2023—Deadline to submit entries without the $25 processing fee
• Feb. 1, 2023—Entry deadline for all books
• Feb. 8, 2023—Final contest deadline
• Feb. 10, 2023—Affiliate and at-large contest judging begins
• March 10, 2023—Affiliate and at-large contest judging ends.
• March 15, 2023—First-place winners must be NFPW members for entries to advance to national contest
• March 16, 2023—Affiliate contest directors confirm entrants are members and advance affiliate entries to national contest
• March 17, 2023—National judging begins
• April 7, 2023—National judging ends
• April 8, 2023—Notification begins to national winners letting them know they placed in national contest
• June 24, 2023—National winners announced at NFPW contest awards dinner in Cincinnati, Ohio