Each category has different entry requirements for submission, please read through the requirements for each category you are entering thoroughly.

Photograph of the Year:

Entrants must submit one photograph under the theme of “Reflections"

This photograph should be uploaded to Flickr or any other photography hosting site and a link to the work submitted through the online submission process.

The Image needs to have a dimension of  at least 1000 pixels in either length or width.

Use of Photoshop for making minor adjustments/touches is permitted.

Photographer of the Year

Entrants must submit 3 photographs under the same theme of their choice.

This photograph should be uploaded to Flickr or any other photography hosting site and a link to the work submitted through the online submission process.

The images needs to have a dimension of  at least 1000 pixels in either length or width.

Use of Photoshop for making minor adjustments/touches is permitted.

Poster of the Year 

Poster of the year is open to online submissions only.

This poster should be uploaded to Flickr or any other photography hosting site and a link to the work submitted through the online submission process.

Publication Design of the Year

A hardcopy submission is also required for Publication Design Submissions

Hardcopy entries can be submitted in DCUfm from Monday 19th March

Website of the Year

A link must be provided to your live website.

DJ of the Year

Radio categories are open for online entry only.

Please edit a single highlights package of your show to be judged.

There should be no copyrighted music in the entry, music should be faded in and out.

Submissions should not exceed 10-15 minutes in length.

This category may be entered by individuals or pairs.

This audio should be uploaded to SoundCloud and a link to the work submitted through the online submission process.

Arts/Features Show of the Year

Radio categories are open for online entry only.

Please edit a single highlights package of your show to be judged.

There should be no copyrighted music in the entry, music should be faded in and out.

Submissions should not exceed 10-15 minutes in length.

This audio should be uploaded to SoundCloud and a link to the work submitted through the online submission process.

Entertainment Show of the Year 

Radio categories are open for online entry only.

Please edit a single highlights package of your show to be judged.

There should be no copyrighted music in the entry, music should be faded in and out.

Submissions should not exceed  10-15 minutes in length.

This audio should be uploaded to SoundCloud and a link to the work submitted through the online submission process.

News & Current Affairs Show of the Year 

Radio categories are open for online entry only.

Please edit a single highlights package of your show to be judged. Submissions should not exceed 30 minutes in length.

There should be no copyrighted music in the entry, music should be faded in and out.

Please upload your audio to SoundCloud and provide a link to your piece through the online submission process.

Radio Documentary of the Year 

Radio Documentary of the Year should be submitted as a single piece and will be judged as such.

There should be no copyrighted music in the entry.

Submissions should not exceed 30 minutes in length.

This audio should be uploaded to SoundCloud and a link to the work submitted through the online submission process.

Broadcast Journalist of the Year

Radio categories are open for online entry only.

Please edit a single highlights package of your work to be judged.

There should be no copyrighted music in the entry, music should be faded in and out.

Submissions should not exceed 30 minutes in length.

This audio should be uploaded to SoundCloud and a link to the work submitted through the online submission process.

Blog of the Year 

All print categories are open for online entry only.

Entrant to Blog of the year must submit link to live blog only.

Arts/Features Journalist of the Year 

All print categories are open for online entry only.

3 pieces of, preferably published, writing must be submitted.

News/Current Affairs Journalist of the Year 

All print categories are open for online entry only.

3 pieces of, preferably published, writing must be submitted.

Sports Journalist of the Year 

All print categories are open for online entry only.

3 pieces of, preferably published, writing must be submitted.

Journalist of the Year 

All print categories are open for online entry only.

3 pieces of, preferably published, writing must be submitted.

Iriseoir na Bliana 

You can enter different forms of media for this category, including an audio reel, video package, and maximum three written pieces..

Audio entry should be no longer than 30 minutes, and video entry should be no longer than 10 minutes.

Entertainment Video of the Year

Video categories are open for online entry only.

The video should not exceed 15 minutes in length.

This video should be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo and a link to the work submitted through the online submission process.

Documentary of the Year 

Video categories are open for online entry only.

The video should not exceed 30 minutes in length.

This video should be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo and a link to the work submitted through the online submission process.

TV News Package of the Year 

Video categories are open for online entry only.

The video should not exceed 10 minutes in length.

This video should be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo and a link to the work submitted through the online submission process.

Promo/Highlights Video of the Year 

Video categories are open for online entry only.

Video must contain highlights of an event that has passed.

The video should not exceed 10 minutes in length.

This video should be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo and a link to the work submitted through the online submission process.

On Screen Performer of the Year 

Video categories are open for online entry only.

Category may be entered by an individual only.

Submissions may either be a highlights reel of multiple performances or one video demonstrating performance skill

This video should be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo and a link to the work submitted through the online submission process.