The WPX Contest is based on an award offered by CQ Magazine for working all prefixes. Held on the last weekend of March (SSB) and May (CW), the contest draws thousands of entries from around the world.
SSB: March 30 - 31, 2024
CW: May 25 - 26, 2024
Starts: 0000 UTC Saturday
Ends: 2359 UTC Sunday
All WPX Contest entries for CW/SSB since 1973 have been entered into a searchable database.
Search the online database for any station or operator call sign:
Online certificates are available for 2010 and later. Use the search to find your call in the database. Then click on the [Cert] link to view the certificate in pdf format.
The Log Check page allows you to upload your log and check its formatting. Once all errors are corrected you can have it send your log directly to the robot.
The ADIF page allows you to upload your ADIF format log file and convert it to the Cabrillo format used for contest entries. You can then have it send your log directly to the robot. Nothing could be easier for submitting log files from your general purpose logger!
Have questions about the rules and what they mean? Visit the Rules FAQ page for answers to the most commonly asked questions.
Log checking reports are provided online for all entrants. Notification is by email. If you did not receive yours, please contact email@example.com.
You can view examples of log check reports for some of the top scorers.
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SSB is always the last full weekend of March.
2025: March 29 - 30
2026: March 28 - 29
2027: March 27 - 28
CW is always the last full weekend of May.
2025: May 24 - 25
2026: May 30 - 31
2027: May 29 - 30