The truly South African advertising awards.

Entries close 30 August 2018

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Entry FeesEnter Now

Entry fees are non-refundable.

Single Categories
Single categories
R980
Integrated Campaign categories
Integrated Campaign categories
R1860
Student single categories
Student single categories
R270
Student Campaign
Student Campaign
R470

Entries must be submitted online, paid in full and physical copies delivered to Mesh Club, 2nd Floor Trumpet on Keyes, 21 Keyes Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 2196 by Thursday 23 August 2018 to avoid a 10% late fee.

Value-added tax of 15% is payable and charged on entries.

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Bank Transfers

Account details are provided on the invoice.

Cheque

Only cheques drawn on a South African bank are acceptable. All cheques should be made payable to The Pendoring Advertising Awards and should be accompanied by a copy of the invoice.

Credit Card

Pendoring is not equipped to accept credit card payments.

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Categories are only eligible for South African non-English languages. All entries must be at least 70% in either Afrikaans, isiZulu, isiXhosa, isiNdebele, siSwati, Xitsonga, Tshivenda, Setswana, Sepedi or Sesotho. All entries must come with an English translation.

Students may only enter in the student category. Where possible, student work should be submitted by the School/College/University, rather than directly by the student.

All categories are single entries, unless otherwise stated. For example, Posters must be entered individually, not several as one (1) entry. If in the opinion of the jury, several pieces constitute a campaign, then these entries will be combined into one campaign award.

Please check the ‘Preparation Guidelines’ for each category for detailed information on what formats to use when submitting your entries.

Please check the ‘Rules’ to ensure your entry is eligible.

Entry Steps

There are 10 main categories:

Communication Design

Communication Design

Digital & Interactive Communication

Digital & Interactive Communication

Television, Film & Video Communication

Film

Print Communication

Print Communication

Radio Communication

Radio & Audio

Outdoor & Out-of-Home

Outdoor & Out-of-Home

Live Events, Activations  & Sponsorships

Live Communications

Retail Communication

Retail Communication

Integrated Campaign

Integrated Campaign

Student Awards

Student Awards

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FAQ

All work flighted or commercially aired between 1 August 2017 -- 23 August 2018 can be entered.
Categories are only eligible for non-English South African languages. All entries must be at least 70% in either Afrikaans, isiZulu, isiXhosa, isiNdebele, Siswati, Xitsonga, Venda, Setswana, Sepedi or Sesotho. All entries must be submitted with an English translation.
All entries are single, unless otherwise stated. For example, posters must be entered individually, not several posters as one (1) entry. If in the opinion of the jury, several pieces constitute a campaign, then these entries will be combined into one campaign award.
The fees to enter work vary depending on the entry section. To see the prices and entry sections on our website, http://www.pendoring.co.za/entry-details
All entries must be approved by the relevant client for whom the work was produced for. All necessary permissions and agreements with third parties and/or other licenses must be obtained prior to the entry.
Any student work created and submitted during 2017 and up to 23 August 2018 may be entered. Where possible, the work should be submitted by the registered educational institution (School/ College/ University).
Work is judged anonymously in two rounds - this means that the judges do not know the agency that entered the work and judge only on the merit of the entry.
Finalists will be announced 2 weeks prior to the awards evening on our website: www.pendoing.co.za
The awards evening will take place on the 1 November 2018 at the University of Johannesburg Arts Centre.
Please check the entry Preparation guidelines for media specifications. Remember, when uploading your video files to the media library to select the correct “media type”. “Default” is for videos up to a maximum of 2-minute and “Supporting video only” will be for videos over 2 minutes. Maximum file size for videos is 400MB.
Please check that you have “verified” your media by selecting if it is “electronic only”, “physical media” etc.
The fees to enter work vary depending on the entry section. For further details, please login to the entry portal and start a new entry here.

Communication Design

  • Communication Design R 980
  • Design Mixed-Media Campaign R1860
  • Branded Content/ Brand-Sponsored Content R 980
  • Design Craft R 980

Digital & Interactive Communication

  • Digital & Interactive Communication R 980
  • Digital Crafts R 980

Film

  • Film R 980
  • Film Crafts R 980

Print Communication

  • Print Communication R 980
  • Print & Out of Home Crafts R 980

Radio & Audio

  • Radio & Audio R 980
  • Radio Crafts R 980

Out of Home

  • Out of Home R 980

Live Communications

  • Live Events, Activations, Sponsorships & Ambient R 980
  • Live Crafts R 980

Integrated Campaign

  • Integrated Campaign R1860

Retail Communication

  • Retail Communication R 980

Student Awards

  • Student - TV, Film & Internet Commercials R 270
  • Student Radio & Audio R 270
  • Student Print Communication R 270
  • Student Digital Interactive Communication R 270
  • Student Communication Design R 270
  • Student Print & Design Crafts R 270
Rule 1
Categories are eligible for all official South African languages except English. All entries must be at least 70% in either Afrikaans, isiZulu, isiXhosa, isiNdebele, siSwati, Xitsonga, Tshivenda, Setswana, Sepedi or Sesotho. All entries must come with an English translation. Entry forms must be completed in English.


Rule 2
Work must be created for the South African Market by South African Agencies.


Rule 3
Entries must have been commercially published, launched or aired between 1 August 2017 - 30 August 2018 and must be approved by the Brand/Client.


Rule 4
All entrants will be required to submit an Entry Confirmation signed by ECD / CEO or equivalent accepting the Pendoring entry rules.


Rule 5
The majority of categories are single entries, unless otherwise stated. For example, posters must be entered individually, not several as one (1) entry. If in the opinion of the jury, several pieces constitute a campaign, then these entries will be combined into one campaign award. Please note that the same work may be re-entered into Craft Categories and Campaign Categories for e.g. Integrated campaign.


Rule 6
Entry final deadline is Tuesday, 4 September 2018.


Rule 7
Entry cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing. Requests made prior to the entry deadline may be replaced with another entry. Entries cancelled after the entry deadline may not be replaced. No refunds on entries. Under no circumstances will refunds of any fees or costs relating to entries or entry into the awards be issued to entrants. The fees paid for entries are intended to cover the costs of administration, processing and judging the entries and awards. Any entries disqualified by the Pendoring Awards will not be refunded. This includes duplicate entries and entries that do not follow the specified rules.