Entries that won first place in the NMPW Communications Contest can be forwarded to compete in the National Federation of Press Women’s Communications Contest if the following qualifications are met:
- The entrant must be a current member of NFPW (the national organization) by February 22 (join at https://nfpw.org/join).
- If the entrant was a current member of NMPW (the state organization) as of January 31, 2019, NMPW will pay for one first-place entry to be sent on to the national contest. If the entrant won first place in more than one category, she/he can have additional entries sent on to national by paying the $23/entry fee for each additional entry at our online store .
- If the entrant was not a current member of NMPW (the state organization) as of January 31, 2019, she/he must pay the $23/entry fee for every first-place winner she/he wishes to sent on to the national contest. Pay at our online store.