The entry must have been created within the context of a normal paying contract and genuine brief from a brand OR, if it’s a case of self-promotion or a non-profit organisation, the brand has approved all the media / production / implementation. More information here.
Eligibility dates are dependent on the Spikes Award. Please check the eligibility criteria on our Rules & Eligibility page.
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The Supporting Material Guidelines can be found in Entry Kit 1. Download the Entry Kit.
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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.
We accept Credit Card and Bank Transfer Payments.
If you wish to change your payment method after you have submitted your entries, please get in touch with our Awards Experts for more information.
The entry fee is charged per individual entry, i.e. one piece of work entered in a single category.
Fees per Award differ, you can check the fees here.
After submission, each entry is reviewed by our Awards experts before it is presented to the Jury.
Please make sure that the Entry Contact is ready to be contacted by our team if we have any need for clarification about your entry.
Find out more about the judging process.
To request a withdrawal, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your entry number and title. Please check our Dates & Fees page for further information on the withdrawals process.