Conference Countdown Dates & Deadlines

2017 RED HOT CAROLINAS 

DATES YOU NEED TO KNOW! 

We want you to have a most successful conference and so we've put together a list of all the important deadlines.

MAY 10    REGISTRATION OPENS

JULY 7  Last day to register at Early Bird rate

JULY 7  Last day to register AND request a MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUE

JULY 7  DEADLINE  to submit ISBN and Title for inclusion in bookstore

JULY 14  DEADLINE for submission of manuscripts for critique

  • Submissions must be RECEIVED in the Post Office Box 1216 
  • Submissions must be via USPS or FedEX. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • All Mail is distributed to the SCBWI Carolinas PO Box ONCE PER DAY @ 10 AM. 
  • Any Mail received after 10 AM is distributed to the PO Box the next business day. 
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JULY 31  Last day for hotel reservations at discounted conference rate of $115.00

AUGUST 4  Last day to register AND request a PORTFOLIO REVIEW

  • Contact Deb Johnson with questions about preparing a portfolio
  • Contact Bonnie Adamson with questions about scheduling a portfolio review

AUGUST 4  Deadline for RedEye Critique Submissions

AUGUST 4  Deadline for submitting Illustrator Intensive assignment

AUGUST 11  Last day to submit illustration files for First Impressions

  • Contact Deb Johnson with questions about submitting First Impressions 

AUGUST 11 Promo Postcards must be RECEIVED via USPS by this date.

  • Contact Deb Johnson  with questions about Promo Postcards 

AUGUST 25  INTENSIVE PROGRAM CHECK-IN @ 7:00 AM 

AUGUST 25  GENERAL CONFERENCE CHECK-IN @ 1:30 PM

AUGUST 25  CRITIQUE AND REVIEW CHECK-IN @ 1:30 PM

AUGUST 26  FIRST PAGES LAST CALL @ 8:30 AM Submit at the Conference Registration Desk. 

See you there!