August 1, 2014, 9:00 a.m. MT (Mountain Time)
Call for Entries begins.

November 30, 2014, midnight MT (Mountain Time)
Deadline for submitting entries.

March 20, 2015
Semifinalists are notified.

July 13, 2015
Semifinalist work must be available for shipping to Washington, D.C.

September 18, 2015
Finalists are notified, and owners of non-selected works are notified that objects will be returned to artists.

March 12, 2016
The Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2016 exhibition opens at the National Portrait Gallery.

February  2017 through August 2018
Exhibition on national tour.
Artworks will be returned to exhibiting lenders after close of the final venue.