Call for entries for Caples will launch in January 2016


Key Dates:

Entries open: Monday, January 4, 2016

Entries deadline: Monday, March 7, 2016

Eligibility Period:

Please note the eligibility period for entries has been extended due to the change in timing of this year's event.

To be eligible, at least some of the elements of the entry must have appeared in the market for the first time between January 1, 2015 and March 7, 2016.

Entry Form:

All entries must be submitted and paid online. Credit cards accepted include Visa, MasterCard and American Express. The entry form will vary for each category.

Multiple Entries:

Individual components of a campaign also may be entered as single entries. If you enter any component in more than one category, we strongly suggest you adapt your market problem to fit the category you are entering.

If you are submitting an entry in multiple categories, please submit multiple sets of live samples and/or presentation boards to help facilitatethe judging process.

Support Materials:

In addition to the online entry form, support materials are mandatory for all entries. This will enable you to expand on the success of your entry. Support materials for each category will vary, but it is suggested that you provide whichever type of support material you deem most suitable to showcase your individual entry. Please refer to each category for any specific support materials required.


• Websites/microsites
• Online ads/email
• Video
• Presentation board
• Print materials and collateral samples

Addressable Media

• Physical materials and collateral for the direct mail categories MUST BE PROVIDED in order to be considered for judging
• Email

Print and out-of-home

• Print materials and collateral samples


• Websites/microsites
• Online ads/email
• Video

TV & Radio

• Video
• Audio


• Websites/microsites
• Online ads/email
• Video

All support materials should include a shipping form printed from the entry system once your entry is paid and processed. The label must be affixed to the outside of the package, and a copy of each completed entry form included inside. If you are shipping multiple entries in one package, please ensure each entry is clearly marked with the entry ID number and includes the printed online entry form.

Returning support materials
Caples will not return any support materials. Also, because of the volume of materials received, Caples cannot confirm receipt of support materials; therefore, it is advised that you use a form of traceable delivery if you want confirmation of receipt.

For questions, please contact Maggie Keller at +1 (646) 638-6041 or maggie.keller@dmnews.com.