This post is a little late; I missed the Bead Dreams competition this year.
Fortunately, there are other contests to enter, and all the ones listed here have no entry fee.
Facet Monthly Design Contest
A different theme every month. Challenge is sponsored by Bead and Button magazine.
Royal Stone Calendar 2018
Different themes each month, each focusing on a different country.
A different theme every month. Challenge is sponsored by the leading manufacturer of Czech seed beads.
Entries must use any exclusive Potomac Beads product to be eligible.
Entries accepted March 30 to April 30
Entries must use at least one Anna Bronze component
Entries accepted until May 15
Fashion Colorworks 2017
Entries must use colors from one of the three triads based on Pantone's 2017 colors.
Entries accepted April 1 to June 10
Seed bead contest
Entries must use at least 50% of products listed in their seed bead selection.
Entries accepted May 1 to July 9
Harmony of Nature and Technology
Entries must use one item from nature and one item considered technical
Entries accepted June 1 to September 1
Have fun, enjoy your beading and good luck!