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    Contest Deadlines

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

    October 8, 2013
    Online sign-up for volunteer contest judges (RWA members only) opens at 9 a.m. CDT.

    November 12, 2013
    2014 Golden Heart Contest opens to entries at 9 a.m. CT.

    December 13, 2013
    Entered works and related contest fees must be submitted to RWA's contest site.

    March 1, 2014
    Preliminary-round scores due to RWA Office.

    March 26, 2014
    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, 2014
    Final-round scores due to RWA Office.