This is a summary of the key points about eligibility. Full rules of entering as well as terms & conditions can be found in our downloads.
1. The entry has aired, launched or been released to the public for the first time between 1 July 2017 and 31 August 2018 (If only part of the campaign falls into this window, see Part A of the Rules for more information).
2. The entry has been created within the context of a normal paying contract and genuine brief from a client OR, if it’s a case of self-promotion or a non-profit organisation, the client has approved all of the media/production/implementation.
3. You have permission to enter this entry from the commissioning client/brand-owning company. (We may request proof of this permission at any time).
4. You have included the brand/client contact details in the entry including name, position and full contact details.
5. The entry has been submitted exactly as published/aired/released.
6. The entry is not speculative or conceptual advertising, and has not been banned or withdrawn from airing.
7. A senior officer (CD, CEO or Chairman) from your company has given permission for this entry to be entered.
8. The entry was not entered to the same Spike Award last year. (You may be able to enter the entry into an alternative Spike Award, provided it meets the relevant eligibility requirements, including the eligibility period requirements).
9. There is no reference to your agency or any contributing creative companies in any digital or physical materials (except in the case of self-promotion) and all supporting case films and materials are correct and final versions. (These cannot be changed later).
10. The entry, and/or case film can be understood in English. (For further information click here.)
11. You understand that, if you withdraw your entry after 20 July 2018, you will not receive a refund. Please see Part A of the Rules for more information on cancellations, refunds and withdrawals.
12. If new results are collected after the entry has been paid for, we will only accept additional written information in the results section of the entry form before 1 September 2018.
13. All media included in your entry must be the final version at the point that you complete and pay for them. No replacement or additional media can be accepted after an entry has been finalised and received by the Festival without exception.
14. Entries will be accepted on the basis that:
- They are designed specifically for and to run in the Asia Pacific* region and are created by agencies in the Asia Pacific* region
- They are designed specifically for and to run in the Asia Pacific* region and are created by agencies outside the Asia Pacific* region
- They are designed to run globally as long as they are created by agencies in the Asia Pacific* region.
*For the purpose of Spikes Asia, those countries are: Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, The Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tasmania, Thailand, Vietnam, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan.
If you’re unable to meet all the requirements on this list, your entry may be ineligible for the Spikes Asia Awards 2018. Failure to meet all these requirements could see your entry being disqualified or withdrawn without a refund.