Entries are now being accepted for the 2016 V&A Illustration Awards competition. These can be submitted here
There are three categories for published illustration:
Book Cover Design
Editorial Illustration (newspapers and magazines)
If you entered the competition last year you should have a user name and password. There is a facility to create a new password if you cannot remember your existing one. If you cannot remember your existing user name just create a completely new account.
The closing date for entries is 10th December 2015 and online entries only will be accepted. You can submit as many publications as you wish as there is no entry cost.
A shortlist will be drawn up by judges in February 2016 with final decisions on winners taking place in April 2016 based on the actual printed versions of the publications. Final Winners will be announced on 23rd May 2016
Overall cash prizes have increased by 70% for the 2016 competition and the V&A has also been awarding paid commissions to winners in recent years.