ENTRY FORMATS

PRESS

Jpeg format only the supported file size is between 750KB to 2 MB. Image Size needs to be at least 1024×576 and the text has to be completely readable. For language entries, please submit the entries in the original language in which they were created, along with a translation in English.

TELEVISION

MP4 format is supported. the file size should not exceed 100MB. Entries in regional languages should be submitted with English subtitles.

RADIO

MP3 format. Entries in regional languages should be accompanied by the script in English.

OUTDOOR / AMBIENT / EXPERIENTIAL

Jpeg or PDF format. only the supported file is between 750KB to 10 MB. Image Size needs to be at least 1024×576 and the text has to be completely readable. For language entries, please submit the entries in the original language in which they were created, along with a translation in English.

DIRECT MARKETING

Jpeg format only. The supported file is between 750KB to 10 MB. Image Size needs to be at least 1024×576 and the text has to be completely readable. For language entries, please submit the entries in the original language in which they were created, along with a translation in English

INTERACTIVE

Enter the URL in the online entry form.

FEES

The entry fee of Rs.3000 (Rupees three thousand only) is applicable for each piece of creative work entered. If there is more than one piece, enter as new entry. In the case of a campaign (maximum of 3 pieces) the fee is Rs. 6000 (Rupees Six thousand only) and for integrated campaign of 5 pieces, the fee is Rs. 9000 (Rupees Nine thousand only)

For Kerala specific categories, the entry fee applicable is Rs. 2000 (Rupees Two thousand only) for each piece of creative work entered.

Thee fee is payable by Cheque/Demand Draft or NEFT/RTGS transfer to: Pepper Creative Awards Trust, Cochin, payable at Kochi.

Online transfers should be made to:
Pepper Creative Awards Trust
BANK : FEDERAL BANK
BRANCH : PANAMPILLY NAGAR
A/C NO : 13160200017173
IFSC : FDRL0001316

"Please transfer the amount mentioned in the proforma invoice and mail us at support@pepperawards.com with online transfer acknowledgement along with copy of proforma invoice for your payment acknowledgement"

Payment

All payments must be accompanied by system generated proforma invoice which will be received by the entrant during the time of submitting the entries online. Entries with no or inadequate payment will not be accepted. There shall be no refunds for any reasons.

MATERIAL & DOCUMENTS

a) All vernacular creatives should have English translation and should be added in translation section in the online entry form.

b) The Demand Draft/Cheque along with a copy of system generated proforma invoice should be sent by courier to: Pepper Creative Awards Trust, lst Floor, 'Dreams', Surabhi Lane, K.P. Vallon Road, Kadavanthara, Cochin - 682 020, Ph: 0484 4026067, 98460 50589

Legal

All entries will become the property of Pepper Creative Awards Trust and will not be returned

Pepper Creative Awards Trust will do a veri fication for all works entered if required. The entrant also grants permission to Pepper Creative Awards Trust to show, copy or play the entries at such times as the Trust deems appropriate. The Pepper Creative Awards Trust reserves the right to make available for educational and reference purposes, including electronic publishing, any material entered at the Pepper Creative Awards. Decision of judges on all matters during judging, including qualifications and categories, will be final.

ENTRY DEADLINE

Monday, April 20, 2020, 5 PM.

All material, documentation should be submitted online at www.pepperawards.com and payment must be received at the office of Pepper Creative Awards Trust, 1st Floor, 'Dreams', Surabhi Lane, K.P. Vallon Road, Kadavanthara, Cochin - 682 020 not later than this date. Note: As the actual copy/copies of printed brochure/menu/calendar/direct mailers/coffee table books/ packaging/gifts/site photography of hoardings/logo proof is/are required for the final round of judging, the same should be submitted at the Pepper Creative Trust office(on or before the final judging)

JUDGING

The Jury will consist of a minimum of 3 judges. The jury will be given an independent digital platform where they will shortlist the entries online. the final judging will be oine, where the jury will get an open platform to debate and deliberate on the shortlisted entries as well as categories like DM, packaging etc. and will finally arrive at their decisions.

RULES & REGULATIONS

All entries must have been published or displayed for the first time between 1 January, 2019 and 31 December, 2019 in a mainline newspaper or magazine (INS member) of repute. In the case of TV / Radio, it should be a member of IBF.

Only one party may enter an advertisement and this should be agreed in advance between the parties concerned. In the event of two different entrants submitting the same entry, the agency or production house which produces a certificate of authorization signed by an authorized signatory of client will only be entertained.

The Pepper Creative Awards Trust has the right to verify the authenticity of such certificates and would act on its own volition

All work submitted should conform to ASCI guidelines. Entry is open to all Creative Agencies, Media Agencies, Digital Agencies, Event Agencies, PR Agencies, Media Houses, Production Houses etc., throughout South India (Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Pondicherry) creating advertising or other communication for products, services or causes. Entries cannot be made without the prior permission of the advertiser / owner of the rights of the advertisement. All entries must have been made within the context of a normal paying contract with a client, Except in the charities and public service categories. The Pepper Creative Awards Trust reserves the right to request a full media schedule from each entrant company to verify the authenticity of the ad(s) in the event that entry is shortlisted or a winner.

The entries submitted for all categories will be scrutinized for authenticity and the Pepper Creative Awards Trust has the right to reject any entries without any reason. Entry fee for rejected entries will not be refunded.