Entry Guidelines

Awards of Excellence Entry Guidelines

  • All entries and supporting materials must be submitted digitally online.
  • Each submission must have been planned, produced and completed within a period of two years prior to the entry deadline.  A project may have been started prior to the previous two years, however, the evaluation/completion of the project must have been within the last two years.
  • A communication project or program can only be entered in a maximum of two categories.
  • Cover Page should include the name of the organization/client, name of the agency (if any), campaign title and award category.
  • Three-Page Summary: A summary no longer than three pages must be uploaded with the cover page as a PDF.  Using the R-A-C-E formula as your outline, the summary must include a brief description of the following areas: research; analysis, planning and, strategy; communication, execution and production; and evaluation and measurement.  The Three-page summary should be typed using no smaller than a 10-point typeface and one-inch margins.
  • Supporting Materials: Entrants will be instructed to upload three separate PDFs (no more than 50 pages each with a maximum size of 10MB) of any detailed supporting materials referenced in the research; analysis, planning and, strategy; communication, execution and production; and evaluation and measurement sections of your three-page summary.
  • By entering the Awards of Excellence, all submitters confirm that their programs and projects meet any standards set out in the CPRS Code of Professional Standards.  All entries become the property of CPRS.  The decision of the judges are final.