2015 Contest & PayPal Information

The 2015 CWA Contest Period includes entries first published or broadcast between June 16, 2014, and December 31, 2015. All entries must be postmarked/emailed no later than January 19, 2016 (no exceptions!). Find the rules, category lists/descriptions and forms for the

2015 CWA Communication Contest here.

2015 CWA Communication Contest Regular Categories

Please read the 2015 CWA COMMUNICATION CONTEST RULES, category and special awards descriptions before submitting your applications. 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.


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 Arden Moore, 726 Deep Well Drive, Allen, TX 75002.

The following link will lead you to a PDF which can be downloaded, completed, and printed at your convenience: 2015 Regular Categories Entry Form

For your convenience, we have also provided a downloadable, printable list of categories for the CWA Communication Contest: 2015 Regular Category List

2015 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.)


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 Arden Moore, 726 Deep Well Drive, Allen, TX 75002.

The following link will lead you to a PDF which can be downloaded, completed, and printed at your convenience: 2015 Special Awards Entry Form

For your convenience, we have also provided a downloadable, printable list of special awards for the CWA Communication Contest: 2015 SPECIAL AWARDS LIST

Nominations for the 2015 Michael Brim Distinguished Service Award

NO ENTRY FEE REQUIRED. The following link will lead you to a PDF which can be downloaded, completed, and printed at your convenience: 2015 Michael Brim Distinguished Service Award Entry Form

Nominations for the Shojai Mentor Award

NO ENTRY FEE REQUIRED. The following link will lead you to a PDF which can be downloaded, completed, and printed at your convenience: 2015 Shojai Mentor Award Entry Form