Updated July 18, 2018

CALENDAR OF CONTEST ENTRY DEADLINES

*        Please send corrections and additions to Billie Wilson – akwilsons [at] gci [dot] net.

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DEADLINE

(In-hand unless noted

otherwise at official source for event)

CONTEST

(Always verify items of interest with the official source as dates do change, and last year's information may no longer apply. We do try to keep this calendar current and correct, and hope you will help us do that.)

 

 

 

 

January 31

Entries:  Haiku Poets of Northern California - Rengay

Results: Previous Years

 

 

Entries: Snapshot Press Haiku Calendar Competition

Results including previous years

 

 

Entries:  The British Haiku Awards

Results

 

 

Entries: Annual Genjuan International Haibun Contest

Results

 

 

Entries: The Haiku Canada Betty Drevniok Award

Results previous years

 

February 1

Entries: Association Santoka International Haiku/Haiga Contest

 

 

Entry period begins: Sharpening the Green Pencil

Results previous year

 

February 2, 2018

Entries: Golden Triangle’s 2018 Golden Haiku contest

 

February 15

 

Entries:  Haiku Society of America's ildred Kanterman Memorial Merit Book Awards

Results: Previous years

 

 

February 28

 

Entries: Haiku Society of America Lionel Einbond Renku Competition

Results: Previous years

 

 

Entry period ends: Sharpening of the Green Pencil Haiku Contest 2017

Results previous year

 

 

Entries: Entries: Annual ITO EN Oi Ocha Haiku Contest

Results   2017 = Previous Years: scroll down

 

 

Entries: Wild Plum Haiku Contest 2018

 

March 1

Entry period begins: Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational

Results

 

 

Entry period ends: The Snapshot Press Book Awards

 

 

Entries: The Vladimir Devide Haiku Award 2018

Results previous year

 

March 13

Entries:  Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Award Competition

Results: Previous years [scroll to bottom and click on "Annual Spiess Memorial Contest"

 

March 19, 2018

Entries: Annual ukiaHaiku Festival Haiku Competition

 

April 2, 2018

Entry Period Begins: 10th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest

Results 2017 – pdf download

 

March 25

Entries: Annual Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Haiku Competition

Results: Previous years

 

April 15

Entries:  Kaji Aso Studio Annual Haiku Contest

Results: scroll down

 

May 15

Entry period begins for:  Harold G. Henderson Awards for Haiku

Results: Previous years

 

 

Entry period begins for:  Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Senyru

Results: Previous years

 

 

Entry period begins for:  Haiku Society of America Haibun Awards

Results: Previous years

 

May 31

Entries: The New Zealand Poetry Society’s Annual International Poetry Competition

 

 

Entries: The 2018 Kiyoshi & Kiyoko Tokutomi Memorial Haiku Contest

 

June 1

Entries: The Peggy Willis Lyles Haiku Award

Results 2017

 

 

Entry period ends: Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational

Results

 

June 2, 2018

Entry Period Ends: 10th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest

Results 2017 – pdf download

 

 

Entries: The Tanka Society of America Sanford Goldstein International Tanka Contest

Results: 2016 and Previous Years

 

June 30

Entries: 13th Pumpkin Festival In The Town Of Ivanić-Grad 2017; Theme: pumpkins. For more information, contact dvrozic [at] gmail [dot] com

Results, 2016

 

July 1, 2018

Entries: 2018 Masa Haiku Contest

 

 

July 31

Entries: The Snapshot Press eChapbook Awards

Results: Previous Years

 

 

Entry period ends:  Harold G. Henderson Awards for Haiku

Results: Previous years

 

 

Entry period ends:  Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Senyru

Results: Previous years

 

 

Entry period ends:  Haiku Society of America Haibun Awards

Results: Previous years

 

 

Entries: UHTS "Fleeting Words" Tanka Contest

 

 

 

September 1

Entries: Annual Mainichi Daily News Haiku Contest

Results for previous years [scroll down]

 

September 20

Entries: Annual Porad Award

Results

 

September 22, 2017

Entries: Haiku International Association (HIA) 19th Annual Haiku Competition

Results previous years

 

 

Entries:  Haiku Poets of Northern California - Haiku, Senryu, Tanka

Results: Previous Years

 

October 31, 2017

Entries: 2017 Autumn Moon Journal International Haiku Contest

Results

 

November 10

Entries: 6th International haiku contest, Lotos Magazine (Serbia). For details, contact dejan [dot] bogojevic [at] gmail [dot] com

 

November 30

Entries: The Heron's Nest Illustration Contest

Results 2016

 

 

Entries: Irish Haiku Society (IHS International Haiku Competition 2017

Results previous year – Scroll Down

 

November 30, 2017

Entries: 7th Matsuyama International Photo-Haiku Contest

 

 

Entries: Polish International Haiku Competition

Results Results 2016 -  Previous Years

 

December 1

Entries: Annual Jerry Kilbridge Memorial English-Language Haibun Contest

 

 

December 31

 

Nominations (previous results—see archives): The Haiku Foundation's Touchstone Awards for Individual Poems

 

 

 

 

Nominations:  The Haiku Foundation's Touchstone Book Awards

 

 

 

Entries:  Martin Lucas Haiku Award

Results

 

 

December 31, 2018

Entries: A Little Haiku Contest by the magazine IRIS. No theme for the 2018 contest. For more information, contact dvrozic [at] gmail [dot] com

 

December 31, 2019

Entries: A Little Haiku Contest by the magazine IRIS has the theme: LANGUAGE, the year 2019 being dedicated to raising awareness about languages of indigenous peoples all over the world. We will be accepting up to three unpublished haiku until December 31, 2019. For more information, contact dvrozic [at] gmail [dot] com