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Welcome to the 2023 National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest!

Enter the Professional Contest Enter the High School Contest

NPW Professional Communications Contest Director: Mary Jane Skala

NPW High School Communications Contest Director: Sherry Thompson

For Nebraska professional contest submissions, the following fee structure applies per entry:

Membership Status 1st Entry Fee Each Additional Entry
Member $15.00 $7.00

The professional contest is open to members only. Non-member submissions will not be accepted.
Any entries from non-members submitted despite this rule will be refunded and subsequent entries disqualified.

* A one-time, $25 late entry fee is assessed to all professional contest entrants after the NOON January 18, 2023 deadline. 

For the Nebraska High School Communications Contest, the following deadline and fee apply per entry:

Membership Status Entry Fee HS Contest Deadline
Student $5.00 February 8, 2023 (NOON)


Professional Contest Deadlines

Deadline Date
Early Bird Deadline January 18, 2023 (NOON)
Final Book Deadline February 2, 2023 (NOON)
Final Deadline February 8, 2023 (NOON)
Affiliate Judging Complete March 10, 2023
Winners must be members by March 15, 2023
National Judging Complete April 7, 2023