Welcome to the official web site of CQ World Wide WPX Contest.

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.

CQ WPX Contest Dates

SSB: March 26-27, 2016

CW: May 28-29, 2016

Starts: 0000 UTC Saturday
Ends: 2359 UTC Sunday

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Rules    Latest Results   Submit Log

Logs Received: SSB    CW

Raw Scores: SSB    CW

Searchable score database

Latest news? Read the blog.

2016 CQ WPX SSB Contest Starts

Rules FAQ

Have questions about the rules and what they mean? Visit the Rules FAQ page for answers to the most commonly asked questions.

Log Check and Submit

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.

ADIF Log File Converter

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!

Searchable Score Database

All WPX Contest entries for CW/SSB since 1975 have been entered into a searchable database.

WPX Logs Now Public

CQ WPX Contest joins CQWW in making submitted logs public. This will enable participants to learn from others and do their own analysis of the contest activity. View logs.

Log Checking Reports

Log checking reports are provided online for all entrants. Notification is by email. If you did not receive yours, please contact director@cqwpx.com.

You can view examples of log check reports for some of the top scorers.

WPX Contest Webinars

WWROF Webinars

March 25, 2013 "What's new with the CQ WPX Contest"

Recording available at http://wwrof.org/category/webinar-archive/

PVRC Webinars

  • March 13, 2011, "10.5 tips for fun and success in the CQ WPX Contest"
  • March 14, 2010, "Inside the CQ WPX Contest"

The recording of both webinars can be viewed at http://www.pvrc.org/webinar/webinars.htm.

Future Contest Dates

SSB - March 26-27, 2016
CW - May 28-29, 2016

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