Terms and Conditions for the 2017 GWA
The following are the terms and conditions of entry to the 2017 IPRA GWA. By submitting entries to the competition you assent that you have read and agree to abide by these terms and conditions.
A. Timing and deadlines
Tuesday 28 February 2017.
Monday 15 May 2017.
Any entry received after 15 May 2017 is ineligible.
IPRA will acknowledge receipt of each entry.
Entrants going forward to the finals will be contacted in May.
B. Entry Fees
(Tuesday 28 February – Monday 27 March 2017) £320
(Tuesday 28 March – Monday 24 April 2017) £350
(Tuesday 25 April – Monday 15 May 2017) £390
No refunds are possible for withdrawn entries. All fees must be paid at the time of entry submission preferably via credit card. Payments made direct to IPRA’s bank account must be done within 7 days of submitting the entry. Only paid entries are eligible for judging and awards.
C. Point of contact
Every entrant must have a designated point of contact: a single person with whom we communicate about the entry plus an alternate backup email. We will send regular email to the point of contact, especially after Finalists are announced. Your organization’s point of contact agrees to:
a) Whitelist (i.e. ensure it does not go to spam) the email address firstname.lastname@example.org
b) Read all email promptly and respond as required.
D. Entry submission
Entries must be submitted to IPRA online.
E. Entry summary
In the first stage of judging the jury considers the Entry summary so great care must be taken in its preparation.
Maximum length: 1800 words.
The Summary has 6 parts known as the Criteria
- Statement of Merit
- Statement of Problem or Opportunity
- Planning detail
- Outcomes and Evaluation
See the Web Page FAQ for a description of each Criteria.
Each entrant chooses a GWA Category or Categories themselves. The Judges reserve the right to change the Category if they believe the new Category is more suited to the Entry.