- September: Readers Festival Focus Group formed
- December: Readers Festival deadlines finalized
- January / February: Readers Festival Quiz titles announced
- February: Website updated and registration open
- April: Final payment for Readers Festival due
- April / May: Week-long asynchronous Readers Festival Quiz held
- April / May: Readers 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.