Entries are open – NFPW Communications Contest!
Entries for the 2022 NFPW Communications Contest may be submitted starting today, October 1. You can avoid the late fee by getting your entry in now!
The National Federation of Press Women’s 2022 Professional Communications Contest
Entries for the 2022 contest must be published or broadcast in some format between Jan. 1, 2021 and Dec. 31, 2021.
The NFPW professional contest is a two-tiered contest. Entrants first enter a state level contest in the state they live in or are a member of, People living in a state without a state contest, are encouraged to enter the at-large contest. When entries warrant in the at-large contest, the contest may be split into regions to create a more level playing field. APW members enter the at-large contest.
First-place winners in the state-level contest and the at-large contests are eligible to move to the national level of judging. To be eligible for compete in the national level, the entrant must be a member in good standing with the National Federation of Press Women. Unless the affiliate contest requires membership to participate, the entrants can join NFPW once they learn of their winning status. The deadline to join to compete in the national contest is March 15, 2022.
The professional contest deadlines are:
- Entry deadline — January 19, 2022 at noon in the entrant’s time zone (the first entry submitted by an entrant after this deadline will be charged a $25 fee)
- Winners must be NFPW members — March 15, 2022
- National winners announced and honored at NFPW conference in June 2022