An interesting "Blog" contest for a range of genres. Each winning entry (first chapters of a novel < 3500 words) is published on the blog (one of Writer's Digest 101 most valuable web sites for writers). Grand Prize Winner will be guaranteed a review by a panel of agents & editors. If interested go to: Novel Journey
For Middle Grade/Young Adult Category (which is mine), submissions are due by Sept. 10, winner announced Oct. 11.