SUBMIT your ENTRY
Download the one page entry form here.
For complete sub-category LISITING and rules for each category, please click here.
A. Presentation Folders, Portfolios, and Binders
B. Brochures, Broadsides, Booklets, and Flyers
D. Books, Book Jackets, & Diaries
E. Magazines and Magazine Inserts
F. Internal Communication Pieces
H. Business and Annual Reports
I. Point-of-Purchase Materials
J. Posters, Art Prints, and Other Art Reproductions
L. Invitations and Programs
N. Digital Printing
O. Finishing Techniques
P. Alternative Printing Methods
Q. Directories and Source Books
R. Stationery and Office Materials
S. Environmentally Sound Materials
U. Print/Graphic Arts Self-Promotion
V. Web Press Printing
W. Marketing/Promotional Materials
X. Specialty Printing
Y. Special Innovation Awards
Z. They Said It Couldn’t Be Done
FOLLOW THESE EASY STEPS
CHOOSE YOUR FINEST WORK
Determine which pieces you want to submit based on the work you have produced during 2016 (January 1st - December 31st). The pieces you submit should be free of obvious imperfections.
PLEASE NOTE: Do not label your entry with any company information. Judging is anonymous and any added company information will be removed.
DETERMINE DIVISION BY COMPANY SIZE
[ 1 ] Printers with 1-20 employees
[ 2 ] Printers with 21-50 employees
[ 3 ] Printers with 51-100 employees
[ 4 ] Printers with 101-250 employees
[ 5 ] Printers with 251+ employees
[ 6 ] Non-printers. Pre-press companies; finishing; ad agency/design studio; designers and other graphic arts firms.
SELECT CATEGORY FOR YOUR PIECE
Don’t know which category to select? Consider this...
• The equipment used to produce the piece
• The type of process used
• How the piece is used
• The materials used
Remember: a piece may fit more than one category. You are welcome to submit the same piece in more than one category.
COMPLETE THE FORM PROVIDED
One form per entry—and attach it to your entry. When required, a detailed description (500 words maximum) should also be included with your entry. Please follow all requirements carefully. Entries not containing all requirements will be disqualified.
CALCULATE ENTRY FEES
There is no limit on the number of pieces that a company can enter in the 2016 competition.
|1ST ENTRY||FREE (WITH MORE THAN 1 ENTERED)||$130|
|Up to 10||$50 each||$130 each|
|11 to 25||$45 each||$125 each|
|26 or more||$35 each||$115 each|
SEND YOUR ENTRY WITH FORM
One form per entry and two unmounted pieces per entry, and send payment to:
PIASC 2017 Print Excellence Awards
c/o Kristy Villanueva
5800 South Eastern Avenue, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90040