Guidelines

SUBMISSION FORMATS

All entries for the 2019 ASTRA’s must be submitted electronically. Hard copies of all print entries with a finished size of 9 in. x 12 in. or smaller must also be submitted and postmarked by the submission deadline.

  • Please upload DESIGN work submissions in a digital (PDF or JPG) format during checkout. Hard copies of all print entries with a finished size of 9 in. x 12 in. or smaller must also be submitted to the address provided on the order confirmation screen.
  • For AUDIO and VIDEO entries, please provide a website or URL where your specific work can be readily accessed and screened.
  • For WEBSITE and APP entries, please provide a unique link / URL for each entry. Sites or apps may be live or created specifically for judging.

ADDRESS FOR HARD COPIES:

Imbue Creative
ATTN: 2019 ASTRA ENTRY
71 North Main St., 1st Floor
Lambertville, NJ 08530

Entries must be labeled as ATTN: 2019 ASTRA ENTRY

ELIGIBILITY 

  • All entries must have been conceived and created within the New Jersey area or for New Jersey area companies. Entries must have appeared, aired, or were published for the first time between January 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019.
  • All entries submitted in the competition, with the exceptions of Public Service advertising, industry (advertising) Self-Promotion and Dashed Dreams, must have been created and disseminated in the normal course of business, whereby the advertiser has paid for the media placement.
  • Entries which meet the criteria of public service or industry self-promotion can only be entered in these categories. See category descriptions for further details.
  • Entries will not be returned.

ENTRY DEADLINES

Early Entry Deadline: Sunday, June 30, 2019
Late Entry & Final Deadline: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

2019 ENTRY FEES

Dates

 

Member

June 1-30

Non-member

June 1-30

Member Late

July 1-31

 

Nonmember Late

July 1-31

 

Organizations with 1-9 employees      
(includes full-time, part-time and regular freelancers)

$75

$95

$95

$115

         

Organizations with 10-19 employees
(includes full-time, part-time and regular freelancers)

$85

$105

$105

$125

         

Organizations with 20+ employees
(includes full-time, part-time and regular freelancers)

$100

$120

$120

$140

ALL ENTRIES MUST
1. Meet all eligibility requirements
2. Be submitted in the correct category
3. Conform to defined submission requirements
4. Conform to all applicable copyright laws
5. Include payment in full

Entries not meeting these requirements will be disqualified from the competition.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR PR CATEGORY

  • Public Relations Category Instructions: Each entry must include a maximum two-page summary describing the research and background, objectives, strategies and execution, and evaluation of the program. Each entry must also be accompanied by sufficient back-up material to evaluate the results of the program.
  • AWARDS: Gold, Silver, and Bronze ASTRA Awards may be awarded in each category of competition at the discretion of the judges. All decisions of the judges are final.