SCA Deadlines & Entry Fees – Summit Awards
CategoryStandard Entry
(May 3 - July 2)
Eleventh Hour Entry
(July 3 - July 12)
Individual Craft or Technique$65$75
BINP, Collateral Materials
Direct Marketing
Marketing Materials
Out of Home
Pandemic Response (single)
Print Advertising
Public Service (single)
TV/Video | Radio/Audio
Audience-specific Marketing
Industry-specific Marketing
Interactive Media
PR Programs
(Multi-item entry)
Single Medium Campaign$145$165
Integrated/Mixed Media Campaign$195$215
Student Single$65$85
Student Campaign/Conceptual$80$100


  • Single Entry is one piece of creative execution, ie. TV spot, website, outdoor, direct mailer.
  • Single Medium Campaigns consist of at least two separate executions in one medium.
  • Integrated/Mixed Media Campaigns consist of at least one execution in two or more media.

Campaigns must have been developed with a common theme. Multi-item submissions entered as single entries are either separated and considered single entries or reclassified as a campaign. You will be contacted if additional fees apply.

Student: Entrant must be either a full-time, part-time, or recent student or graduate. Work may be created for the SCA or submitted from prior school projects or competitions. Work developed for paying clients must be entered in other categories using the standard entry pricing.

Industry Assistance: The Summit Awards is the only awards organization that gives back to the industry by offering need-based assistance to qualified entrants and discounted fee structures for students. Summit Awards is committed to helping reduce barriers for freelancers who need financial assistance. Please email [email protected] for details.