The Entry Process
At what point will my credit card be charged during the site submission process?
At the end of the entry process, if paying by credit card. We accept Mastercard, Visa, and American Express. This will automatically charge your credit card. As we are verifying your credit card information, this process may take a minute. Please wait. Clicking the button again may result in double billing. If you click the “process my entry” button multiple times and are double billed as a result, email a copy of your confirmation receipt to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I withdraw my entry? Will I get a refund?
You may withdraw your entry by emailing email@example.com. However, you will not receive a refund as entries are reviewed at any point following submission.
How can I be sure you have received my entry?
You will see a confirmation page noting your entry number and will also receive a confirmation email acknowledging receipt of your entry. If you do not receive an email confirmation within 24 hours, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I change my entry?
The following information can be changed on an entry at any time by contacting The Lovie Awards Call for Entries Customer Service via email@example.com:
- Contact info
- URL – The URL can be changed only if it is the same work that has won/shortlisted or if it has not yet been reviewed.
- Category – A category change will be granted as long as the site has not yet been reviewed by the panel of judges.
Do you have to be based in Europe to participate?
No. The work entered must have been created for the European audience, regardless of the entrant’s location.
Does the entry need to be in English?
No. Entries are accepted in English, Dutch, French, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, and German. While other European language websites are not explicitly forbidden, sites must be accessible to our English, Dutch, French, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, and German speaking judges.
In categories that may not depend on language, other European language sites are eligible if they are highly visual or otherwise not dependent on language. All Internet Video entries in a language other than English, Dutch, French, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, or German MUST be dubbed or subtitled.
Which category should I enter?
Can I enter more than one category?
Yes, absolutely! Many entrants submit work in multiple categories where applicable.
How do you pick the judges for The Lovie Awards?
The Lovie Awards are overseen by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), the same presenting organisation as The Webby Awards. Visit The Academy website to learn more.
Can you explain how my work is judged?
Please see judging process and judging criteria.
Is it possible to receive the judges’ ratings and comments for my site?
Due to the volume of entries, The Lovie Awards cannot offer individual comments and ratings of the work submitted.
How do you judge the mobile entries?
The Academy will judge all Lovie Mobile entries on hand-held devices, ensuring that the work is evaluated in its intended medium and native environment.
Winning an award
What do I get if I win a Lovie Award?
All Gold, Silver, and Bronze Lovie Award winners will receive a customised, engraved statuette to promote their achievements (additional statuettes can be purchased). Digital icons are also provided for winners’ websites and/or publications. All winners are celebrated at The Lovie Awards Event, and forever in the online winners’ gallery at lovieawards.com
Can I buy additional Lovie Awards statuettes for members of my team, clients and others if I win?
Yes, absolutely. All winners are encouraged to purchase additional Lovie Awards statuettes for their team and clients.
The People’s Lovie Awards Voting
People’s Lovie Voting is open to all Internet users. To vote, you must register at least your email address and name. Once registration is complete, you will be sent a confirmation email with your login password. You are able to submit only one vote in each category. By registering for The People’s Lovie Awards, you are signing up for The Lovie Awards monthly newsletter.
Changing Your People’s Lovie Vote
You are not able to change your vote in any category once you have submitted your vote.
Where does the money for the entry fees go?
Entry fees allow The Lovie Awards to operate on a day-to-day basis and are the most dependable way to support and sustain the administration and technology of a credible multi-tiered judging process and annual awards show.
How can I sponsor the Lovie Awards?
If you are interested in being considered as a sponsor of The Lovie Awards, please contact Alex McGrath via firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I rent the list of Lovie entrants or winners?
No. We do not rent or sell our entrant or winner lists.