NJ Young Playwrights Contest

Submissions for this year’s New Jersey Young Playwrights Festival closed as of the contest deadline, January 15, 2018.  Keep checking back for details on next year’s contest!

All plays must be submitted through our online form contained in the Submit Your Play section below.  Please read carefully the submission instructions in both  the Submission Guidelines and Submit Your Play sections.

If you are submitting a group of plays for a classroom, school, etc., the online form allows you to submit those plays in one form. Just follow the instructions on the submission form.

For a list of the 2017 NJYPF winners, please click here. 


NJ Young Playwrights Contest | What It Is

NJYPC | Overview

NJYPC | Categories

NJYPC | Living with Disabilities

NJYPC | NJ Thespians Category

NJ Young Playwrights Festival | Submission Guidelines

NJYPC | Who Can Submit

NJYPC | Selection Criteria

NJYPC | Script Formatting

NJYPC | The Professional Format

Additional Opportunities for Student Writers and Performers