Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

SoCalendar Contest

Date(s) - 04/26/2022 - 07/01/2022
12:00 am

Thank you for entering our contest!

This contest is NOW CLOSED.

Hi Illustrators! You’re invited to enter our new 

“SCBWI SoCalendar” contest!

We will be making a SCBWI 2023 calendar for our region to highlight YOU.


How to enter

– All SoCal SCBWI member illustrators and SCBWI members who regularly attend our illustrator meet-ups are eligible to enter.

– First, you must scroll down to the bottom of this page to register.

– Cost is $10 to enter (this will help fund the chapter for next year).

– Then you must upload your entry by June 30, midnight HERE.

– Entries must be 6in x 6in, 300dpi, CMYK, JPEG.

– One entry per person please.

Theme is reading OR drawing (please don’t draw any holiday themed illustration)  


FAQ’s about the competition

– Top 12 illustration winners will be voted by SoCal’s Writers and Illustrators Day attendees.

– Winning entries will be showcased in our 2023 SoCal SCBWI calendar.

– Winners will be announced at the Oct. 1st  Writers and Illustrators Day and will receive a FREE copy of the calendar.

– Everyone will be able to buy the calendar in October.

– Calendars will be given as gifts to speakers at our Writers and Illustrators Day.

– We will also send the calendars to selected editors and agents.

– Top 12 illustrations will be featured on our website and social media.

– ALL illustration entries will be featured on our website.

Still have questions? Please email Illustrator Coordinator Shiho Pate at