An email from the Indie 500 team—Andy Kravis, Erik Agard, Evan Birnholz, Neville Fogarty, and Peter Broda—arrived today:
The subject says it all. If you were planning on submitting a puzzle for the Indie 500 tournament you’ll need to get it in to us by next Thursday, January 15 at 11:59 CST. And if you’re on the fence about submitting, just do it; we’re looking for fresh voices and creative ideas and we’ll work with you to clean up little things that could be better and we’re judging y’all blindly and I swear we’re really nice so don’t worry if you’re new at this. You may be exactly the kind person we want an idea from, in fact.
Go to the Indie 500 website and visit the SUBMIT page for all of the details and a file upload tool for submitting your finished work. Feel free to ask us any questions you may have as long as they don’t reveal anything specific about your puzzle.
The Indie 500 team
—Andy, Erik, Evan, Neville, Peter
So if you’re interested in throwing your grid-hat into the ring, visit the website for more details. The Indie 500 folks are particularly keen on seeing puzzles from women, POC, LGBTQ people, etc.