Readers Cup Timeline

Below is a rough overview of the Readers Cup Quiz and Festival schedule each year. (Please find the Red Dot Awards timeline here.)

  • September: Readers Cup Focus Group formed
  • December: Readers Cup Festival deadlines finalized
  • January: Readers Cup Quiz titles announced
  • February: Website updated and registration open
  • February / March: Registration closes for the Readers Cup festival (four to eight weeks before the Quiz)*
  • March: Registration for Quiz closes (four weeks before the Festival)*
  • April / May: Week-long asynchronous Readers Cup Quiz held
  • April / May: Readers Cup Festival held and Quiz winners announced

*NB: At the time of registration, you must include the number of teams and the number of students participating in the Quiz and/or Festival. Student names may be submitted closer to the event if, for example, you have not completed preliminary rounds at your school at the time of registration.