Friday, January 30th is the deadline to mail your submission in for consideration in this year's National Cartoonists Society Division Awards. That is, if you are reading this on Friday, January 23, one week from now.
The NCS Awards are voted on by professional cartoonist members of the National Cartoonists Society. It is free to enter, and it is not required that you are an NCS member to qualify.
Information on where to send your entry, including the forms to download & print, here at the NCS site.
There are a dozen divisional categories:
- TELEVISION ANIMATION
- FEATURE ANIMATION
- NEWSPAPER ILLUSTRATION
- GAG CARTOONS
- GREETING CARDS
- NEWSPAPER COMIC STRIPS
- NEWSPAPER PANEL CARTOONS
- MAGAZINE FEATURE/MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATION
- BOOK ILLUSTRATION
- EDITORIAL CARTOONS
- ADVERTISING ILLUSTRATION
- COMIC BOOKS
Each submission must be accompanied by:
If you have any questions, please email me, Mike Lynch, the NCS Awards Coordinator: fatcats3 [at] gmail.com. Please write "NCS Awards" in the subject line. Thanks.
The winners will be announced at the 63rd Annual Reuben Awards Dinner in Hollywood, California on May 23, 2009.
The new NCS blog has all the details here.