Plaques and Certificates

Plaques & Certificates

  • Contest Awards Processing Status

    ARRL Contest Awards Status - Updated Tuesday, October 20, 2014



    2013 DX Phone Plaques (mailed Oct 20, 2014)

    2013 November Sweepstakes certificates - CW (mailed Oct 10, 2014)

    2013 November Sweepstakes Plaques - CW (mailed Oct 15, 2014)

    2014 DX Contest participation pins (Sept 26, 2014)

    2013 10 GHz & Up Contest certficates (mailed Sept 12, 2014)

    2013 August UHF Contest certificates (mailed Sept 9, 2014)

    2013 September VHF Contest certificates (mailed Sept 3, 2014)

    2013 June VHF Contest plaques

    2013 June VHF Contest certificates (mailed May 16, 2014)

    2013 DX Phone Contest certificates (mailed May 1, 2014)

    2013 DX Phone Plaques (mailed October 10, 2014)

    2013 DX CW Contest certificates and plaques (mailed April 13, 2014)

    2013 Sweepstakes Clean Sweep mugs and participation pins (started shipping March 28, 2014)

    2013 January VHF Contest certificates (mailed March 28, 2014) 


    Being Processed:

    2013 IARU HF Championship certificates

    2013 November Sweepstakes Plaques - Phone

    2013 November Sweepstakes certificates - Phone


    To Be Processed:

    Club Gavels for 2013 events

    2013 EME Contest certificates

    2013 160 Meter Contest certificates

    2013 10 Meter Contest certificates

    2014 RTTY Roundup plaques

    2014 RTTY Roundup Certificates

    2014 January VHF Certificates

    2014 ARRL DX CW Plaques

    2014 ARRL DX CW Certificates

    2014 ARRL DX Phone Plaques

    2014 ARRL DX Phone Certificates


  • General Information on Plaques

    We are pleased to announce that Icom has agreed to sponsor any November Sweepstakes plaques that are not sponsored by other individuals or organizations... THANKS ICOM!!! Icom_CWOpenSponsorship.gif

    Plaques are awarded in the following ARRL Events:


    • November Sweepstakes CW
    • November Sweepstakes Phone
    • RTTY Roundup
    • International DX Contest CW
    • International DX Contest Phone


    • June VHF QSO Party

    Plaques are awarded only if the plaque is sponsored. A list of sponsored plaques is included in the contest write-up in QST and in the Online Contest Results. Unsponsored plaques may be purchased by the winner.


    Plaques are currently priced at $75.00, which includes all shipping and handling costs to the winner.


    Sponsored plaques are typically available for the overall winner in each category defined by the rules. In addition, sponsored plaques are generally available for the winner of each category in each ARRL Division.


    In all contests offering plaques, groups or individuals may sponsor special interest plaques. Some examples of special interest plaques are:


    • High Score PSK31 -- RTTY Roundup
    • First Call Area High Score -- DX Contest
    • Continental Winners -- DX Contest
    • Caribbean Multi-Two -- DX Contest

    If you are interested in sponsoring a special interest plaque, please contact the ARRL Contest Branch at or 860-594-0232.

  • Available Plaques To Sponsor

    There are numerous contest plaques that go unsponsored each year. If you or your club is interested in sponsoring a plaque, please contact  Contest Branch Manager Plaques cost $75 and includes all shipping charges to the winner.


    2011 AVAILABLE PLAQUES (updated July 20, 2011)


    RTTY Roundup

    DX CW

    DX Phone

    June VHF

    Sweepstakes - CW

    Sweepstakes - Phone


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