ARRL

Contests

Contests and Radiosport

Contesting is one of the great activities of Amateur Radio. It boosts your technical knowledge and improves your radio operating skills—helping make you a better Amateur. Check out the 19 annual contests sponsored by ARRL.

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Resources

  • Contest Basics

    New to contesting? Check out this introduction to the radio-sport. Learn More

  • Contest Calendar

    Find upcoming contests. Learn More

  • Toolbox and Tutorials

    Check out the resources that the Contest Branch provides for contesters. Learn More

  • Contest Rules

    ARRL sponsors 19 annual contests. Find contest details, including rules, dates and deadlines. Learn More

  • Contest Glossary

    A glossary of contest-related terms and jargon, such as "busted," "LCR," "dupe" and "Cabrillo." Learn More

  • Log Submission

    Find out how, when and in what format you should submit your official contest entries. Learn More

  • Contest Club List

    Check out the list of clubs whose members have been active in recent ARRL events Learn More

  • Results, Records, and Awards

    See how you did on the latest contest! Check on how your friends did, too! Learn More