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JUDGING PROCESS & RUBRIC DOWNLOAD

RULES FOR ENTRY

  1. Entries must be submitted in the most appropriate division and category. For a copy of the divisions and categories listing, please click here.
     
  2. Entries for the same project may not be entered in more than one category in the same year; however, pieces from an entry may be entered into other categories. Entries that win Golden Image Awards may not be re-entered in subsequent years unless there has been substantial change in the entry.
     
  3. Some part of the entry must have taken place between January 1, 2020 and May 1, 2021.
     
  4. Entries must be submitted electronically in four separate.pdf files as well as one .jpg file. The titles of all files should include the name of the entry, division and category.
     
  5. The first .pdf, titled with the name of the entry, division, category and the word “Entry,” will be the two-page summary.
     
  6. The summary must address each of the following: Research/Situation Analysis; Planning; Implementation; Evaluation and Budget. The summary cannot exceed two typewritten pages. Summary must be created in Word using Times New Roman font. Type size must be ten-point with line spacing at one and a half lines and .75 margins.
     
  7. The second .pdf, titled with name of entry, division, category and the word “Support,” contains materials that support or substantiate information provided in the summary. The first page of the support material .pdf should be a table of contents page indicating information about the files contained within. News clippings, photos, publications and copies of materials used in the implementation of the program/tool are pertinent. Support material larger than 8½” x 11” format must be photographed in order to fit in the .pdf. Examples of audio-visual materials and video coverage may be submitted separately to support any entry in the Public Relations Programs division.
     
  8. The third .pdf should be a 50-word summary of the entry and will be used when announcing winning entries.
     
  9. The fourth .pdf should be the organizational overview. This document will better acquaint the judges with the submitting organization.
     
  10. The final attachment needed to submit your entry is a .jpg or .tiff image representing your entry. This image will be used in the event your entry should win.
     
  11. Additional files can be uploaded, including audio/video electronic files titled with the entry name, division and category.
     
  12. Payment for the entry fees can be submitted online or by check. Please include name of entry, division and category when making payment. Checks, made out to FPRA should be attached to a photocopy of the entry form and mailed to: FPRA Golden Image Awards, 40 Sarasota Center Blvd., Ste. 107, Sarasota, FL 34240.

ENTRY ATTACHMENT

  • The first .pdf, titled with the name of the entry, division, category and the word “Entry,” will be the two-page summary.
  • The summary must address each of the following: Research/Situation Analysis; Planning; Implementation; Evaluation and Budget.
  • The summary cannot exceed two typewritten pages.
  • Summary must be created in Word using Times New Roman font.
  • Type size must be ten-points with line spacing at 1.5 lines, with a .75-inch margins.

SUPPORT ATTACHMENT

  • The second .pdf, titled with name of entry, division, category and the word “Support,” contains materials that support or substantiate information provided in the summary.
  • The first page of the support material .pdf should be a table of contents page indicating information about the files contained within.
  • News clippings, photos, publications and copies of materials used in the implementation of the program/tool are pertinent.
  • Photographs may be incorporated into the "Support" .pdf to represent support materials not available electronically.
  • Examples of audio-visual materials and video coverage may also be uploaded as electronic files with the entry name, division and category.

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

In this document, briefly list company background and PR staff size to better acquaint the judges with the submitting organization.

50-WORD ATTACHMENT

The final attachment needed to submit your entry is a .jpg image representing your entry. This will be used in addition to your 50-word summary in the event your entry wins an award.

ENTRY CHECKLIST

  • Division and category are noted.
  • Some part of the entry must have taken place between January 1, 2020 and May 1, 2021.
  • Summary is no longer than two pages with 1.5 spacing and .75 margins around each page.
  • Type size is 10 points set as Times New Roman font style.
  • Brief organizational overview is included as seperate PDF file.
  • All support materials, A/V and electronic requirements are met.
  • 50-word summary is included as seperate PDF file.
  • Name(s) to be used on award are specified and properly spelled. 

DISCLAIMERS:

  •    The judges reserve the right to reclassify entries if deemed necessary.
  •     Entries that do not follow all of the Rules for Entry may be disqualified.
  •     No part of the entry may be submitted after the deadline.

The decision of the judges is final.

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