2014 Entry Forms and Payment Information

Please read the contest rules before submitting your applications. Rules for the 2014 Communication Contest can be found here: 2014 CWA Communication Contest Rules.

2014 CWA Communication Contest Regular Categories

The contest entry fee is $15 per entry. A volunteer discount is available to CWA members only. CWA Professional members who volunteer to judge in the contest and CWA Associate members who volunteer to assist the Contest Committee may pay $8.50 per entry.

Please make your check payable to Cat Writers’ Association; payments must be in U.S. funds. You may also pay using the PayPal option below.

Pay Via PayPal:


CWA Contest Entry Fees




Submit THREE copies of each entry, along with ONE copy of the entry form per entry and your check (or payment receipt) to Contest Chair Marci Kladnik, PO Box 592, Los Alamos, CA 93440.

The following link will lead you to an interactive PDF which can be downloaded, completed, and printed at your convenience: 2014 Regular Categories Entry Form

For your convenience, we have also provided a downloadable, printable list of categories for the CWA Communication Contest: 2014 Regular Category list.

2014 CWA Communication Contest Special Awards

The fee is $5 per Special Award entry (in addition to the fee that accompanies Regular Category entries). Please make your check payable to Cat Writers’ Association; payments must be in U.S. funds. You may also pay using the PayPal option below. (Please note: All entries for special awards must also be entered in a regular category. The only exception is the Friskies® Writer of the Year Award.)

Pay Via PayPal:


CWA Contest Entry Fees




Submit ONE copy of each Special Award entry, along with ONE copy of the entry form and your check (or payment receipt), to Contest Chair Marci Kladnik, PO Box 592, Los Alamos, CA 93440.

The following link will lead you to an interactive PDF which can be downloaded, completed, and printed at your convenience: 2014 Special Awards Entry Form

For your convenience, we have also provided a downloadable, printable list of special awards for the CWA Communication Contest: 2014 Special Awards list.

Nominations for the 2014 Michael Brim Distinguished Service Award

The following link will lead you to an interactive PDF which can be downloaded, completed, and printed at your convenience: 2014 Michael Brim Distinguished Service Award Entry Form

Nominations for the Shojai Mentor Award

The following link will lead you to an interactive PDF which can be downloaded, completed, and printed at your convenience: 2014 Shojai Mentor Award Entry Form