How do I create an account?

Click here to find the "create account" form. Fill in your name, contact information, email and password, and you're set! When you sign up, you'll be logged in automatically and can start completing your award application right away.

Where do I go to start my award application?

When you first log into your account, you'll see "Start a new entry" and a drop-down menu. Choose the category you have been nominated for, give your entry a title, and click the "Start" button. In the form that loads, you will find all the fields you need to complete your award application. You don't have to complete your entry all in one sitting. Hit the "Save" button any time, and come back to it later.

Can I make changes to my application after I've submitted it?

Yes, you can continue to edit your application in your account until the application deadline, 11:59pm, February 1, 2024. After the deadline, you will be able to view your applications, but the editing controls will be disabled.

Do I need any kind of special software to make my entries?

This awards system is entirely web-based. You can create your entries on your phone, iPad, laptop, or any computer. All you need is a browser.

How do you protect my information?

Your account is protected by industry-leading 4096-bit encryption, and the entire system is backed up every day.