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Tuesday, November 1 through Tuesday, October 31
Washington Pioneer Pursuit Contest  (Educational Series)

Washington Pioneer Pursuit Contest

Join us in documenting the family histories of every man, woman and child that lived in Washington Territory on or before Statehood was declared on November 11, 1889 -- and win a prize!

The Washington State Genealogical Society invites all genealogical societies, historical societies and individuals to research and document every Pioneer  who resided here on or before November 11, 1889, and two subsequent generations  of their descendants. As an incentive, prizes will be awarded to societies and individuals who submit the most entries.


A Roundtable session will be held on April 24, 2023, Details for this Zoom presentation are listed on this date below.


Contest Rules

Submission Instructions

Submission Form

Submission Example 

Frequently Asked Questions

Contest Flyer

Hints and Helps for Researchers


The contest runs from November 1, 2022 until October 31, 2023. For more information, email