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Cowboy Poetry-CD/Recordings

Cowboy/Western Poetry

Western Fiction

Western Nonfiction

Western Nonfiction - Biography & Memoir

Western Fiction Romance

Western Fiction - Young Readers

Western Non-Fiction- Young Readers

Western Fiction - YR- Illustrated

Western Nonfiction- YR Illustrated

Inspirational Western Fiction

Photographic Essays

Western Cookbooks

Graphic Illustrations, Visual Humor and Iconic Images

Western Fiction - Short Stories

Western Film - Drama

Western Film - Documentary

Western Humor- Written

Judging Criteria

The Will Rogers Medallion Award recognizes excellence in Western literature and media.  The quality of each entry is judged based on content and artistic presentation.

All works must represent an accurate reflection of Western Americana, or cowboy and ranch life, historical or contemporary. Historical accuracy is crucial where applicable. Books are judged on their literary quality as well as cover art. All visual arts will be judged based on their visual quality of the same criteria. 

All books must have an ISBN.  Self published works are accepted.

Books that are eBook originals or exclusive must be submitted in a printed copy.  No electronic copies will be accepted in any format.

Submission Guidelines

The 2020 Will Rogers Medallion Award

entries have closed.

2021 WRMA entries will open November 1, 2020 and extend through April 31, 2021.



Submit five (5) copies of the published work, a completed entry form, along with a $45 entry fee to:

Charles Williams

WRMA Submissions

7506 Silver Lake Drive

Rowlett, TX 75089



If you have trouble downloading or viewing the contest entry form from the link above, or have any questions about the contest, please contact the awards administrator by email at: contact@willrogersmedallionaward.net

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