Entry Categories / Judging

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, we welcome Western New York’s best in public relations from top area professionals and companies that strengthen our profession and each other.

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 March 2020. 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. Submit your Campaign or Tactics here.

Entry Categories/Judging:


  • 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


  • 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 & Deadlines

All submissions are due by Friday, August 21, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Campaigns Submissions:
$65 per entry for PRSA members
$55 per entry for registered 501(c)3 organizations

Tactics Submissions:
$55 per entry for PRSA members
$45 per entry for registered 501(c)3 organizations


Ready to enter?

Submit your Campaign or Tactics here.


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