Terms and Conditions for the 2018 GWA
The following are the terms and conditions of entry to the 2018 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
Entries open Tuesday 27 February 2018.
Entries closeMonday 14 May 2018.
Any entry received after 14 May 2018 is ineligible.
IPRA will acknowledge receipt of each entry.
Entrants going forward to the finals will be contacted in May.
B. Entry Fees
(Tuesday 27 February – Monday 26 March 2018) £330
(Tuesday 27 March – Monday 23 April 2018) £360
(Tuesday 24 April – Monday 14 May 2018) £400
No refunds are possible for withdrawn entries.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 with a follow-up confirmation email to IPRA. 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 [email protected]
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 (100 words)
- Problem or Opportunity (200 words)
- Research (300 words)
- Planning detail (400 words)
- Execution (400 words)
- Outcomes and Evaluation (400 words)
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.