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Types of Entries and Categories

Any items printed or produced between July 2019 and July 2021 are eligible for submission.

  • Single Entry: A single, stand-alone piece.
  • Campaign Entry: A series of conceptually related pieces, judged as a group.
  • Student Entry: Work completed while enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited institution during the eligible time period. Categories
  1. Print (annual reports, brochures, catalogs, direct mail, invitations & announcements, etc.)
  2. Interactive (websites, apps, tablet design, kiosks, interactive exhibits, etc.)
  3. Motion Graphics (broadcast graphics, film titles, music videos, animation, video graphics)
  4. Publications (editorial, books, magazines, covers & jackets, etc.)
  5. Branding (stationery/business systems, identity marks, etc.)
  6. Environmental Graphics (signage/wayfinding, outdoor advertising, trade show exhibits, retail environments etc.)
  7. Packaging (consumer goods, CDs and DVDs, etc.)
  8. Advertising (print or digital)
  9. Posters
  10. Illustration & Infographics
  11. Miscellaneous (invitations/announcements, illustration, apparel, photography, typeface design, etc.)
  12. Campaign (a series of conceptually related pieces covering multiple categories, judged as a group)

Categories are provided to help assist in the submission process and do not represent the full range of design work accepted for consideration. Submit your entry based on the category that most closely describes it.