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    Contest Deadlines

    Note: All deadlines must be met by 5 p.m. Central Time. All deadlines are final.

    Online sign-up for volunteer contest judges (RWA members only) opens.

    2015 Golden Heart Contest opens to entries.

    January 12, 2015
    Entered works and related contest fees must be submitted to RWA's contest site.

    March 1, 2015
    Preliminary-round scores due to RWA Office.

    March 26, 2015
    E-mails and phone calls to notify finalists will commence. Release of the official finalist list on RWA website by 2 p.m. CT.

    June 1, 2015
    Final-round scores due to RWA Office.