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We are pleased and proud to present the winners for the 2021 Will Rogers Medallion Awards.
This has been an extraordinary year, both for the notably high quality and
the large number of entries received. Congratulations!

To view the winners of the 2021 Will Rogers Medallion Awards, click here

I M P O R T A N T   D A T E S



Submissions are now officially closed for the 2022 Will Rogers Medallion Awards as of March 15, 2022; all entries must be postmarked by this date to be considered for this year's contest. Book award finalists will be announced in June, and further information regarding our October WRMA weekend and ceremony will be posted in the near future. Submissions for the 2023 WRMA contest will open November 1, 2022 (to books published only in 2022).

The 2022 Will Rogers Medallion Awards will be held October 29, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas.

More details to follow.

*WRMA finalists will be announced June 2022 (on this website and on our facebook page) and will receive a letter with an invitation to attend the WRMA ceremony weekend festivities. Events include a Meet & Greet for authors and publishers (Friday, Oct 28), the Award Ceremony & Banquet (Saturday, Oct 29), and the opportunity to sell and sign books at Red Steagall's Trapping Show. Medallion winners will be announced during the award ceremony.

*For past and present winners who would like to order WRMA Medallion Stickers for your book covers:

Please email Laurie (laurie@magnificentsam.com) with your sticker request, and she will give you instructions for mailing your check. Cost of stickers is $3.50 for every 10 stickers ordered (please order in increments of ten).

*Be sure to visit the website of our official photographer, Joe Ownbey, of Ownbey Photographyhttps://ownbeyphotography.com/


The founder of the Will Rogers Medallion Awards, Charles Williams, has recently retired as Executive Director of WRMA and will serve as Emeritus Director. The new WRMA Executive Director is Chris Enss. We thank Charles for his vision and many years of service to the organization, and welcome Chris to her new position. 

O F F I C I A L   H O M E   P A G E

"A man only learns by two things: one is reading, and the other is association with smarter people."—Will Rogers