Excalibur Awards Entry

31st Annual Excalibur Awards 

The Public Relations Society of America’s Buffalo Niagara chapter invites you to participate in this year’s Excalibur Awards. For the thirty-first* year (*Last year’s awards was postponed due to COVID), we welcome Western New York’s best in public relations from top area professionals and companies that strengthen our profession and each other. Winners will be honored in September 2021, Date TBD.

How to Enter:

All entries must be submitted using our online entry system. Binders will not be accepted. You may submit entries for work and result must have been completed between January 2019 and June 2021. To learn more about descriptions of the categories and judging criteria, please review the Call for Entries document. Note, once an entry has been submitted, it is final. You cannot alter your entry or add additional materials. 

Entry Categories/Judging:

Campaigns 

  • Public Service/ Public Affairs Communications
  • Marketing Products or Services
  • Integrated Communications
  • Special Events and Observances
  • Reputation/Brand Management
  • Community Relations
  • Internal Communications
  • Multicultural Communications
  • Crisis Communications
  • Global Communications
  • Investor Relations
  • Social Media Strategy

View judges' score-sheet

Tactics 

  • Media Relations
  • Published Articles
  • Advertorials
  • Online Communications
  • Video or Audio Programs
  • Public Service Announcements
  • Creative Tactics
  • Press Conference
  • Press/Media Kits
  • Newsletters or Magazines
  • Promotional Materials and Publications
  • Direct Mail/Direct Response
  • Annual Reports
  • Speeches
  • Articles, Presentations or Workshops on Public Relation

View judges' score-sheet

Fees 

Early Bird Pricing - Campaigns Submissions:

  • $65 per entry for PRSA members
  • $55 per entry for PRSA members at registered 501(c)3 organizations*
  • $85 per entry for non-members
  • $80 per entry for PRSA non-members at registered 501(c)3 organizations*

 

Early Bird Pricing - Tactics Submissions:  

  • $55 per entry for PRSA members
  • $45 per entry for PRSA members at registered 501(c)3 organizations*
  • $75 per entry for non-members
  • $65 per entry for PRSA non-members at registered 501(c)3 organizations*

 

Regular Pricing - Campaigns Submissions:

  • $80 per entry for PRSA members
  • $70 per entry for PRSA members at registered 501(c)3 organizations*
  • $110 per entry for non-members
  • $85 per entry for PRSA non-members at registered 501(c)3 organizations*

 

Regular Pricing - Tactics Submissions:  

  • $70 per entry for PRSA members
  • $60 per entry for PRSA members at registered 501(c)3 organizations*
  • $95 per entry for non-members
  • $80 per entry for PRSA non-members at registered 501(c)3 organizations*

 

Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline: Friday, June 25, 5 p.m.
  • Final Deadline: Friday, July 23, 5 p.m.
  • Special Honors Nominations: Friday, July 23, 5 p.m.
  • Student Deadline: Friday, July 23, 5 p.m.

 

Ready to enter?

Submit your Campaign or Tactics

Questions?

 Award Questions.