The AIPS Sport Media Awards 2020 are now open to professional journalists, whether directly employed or freelancers.
Applications may come from AIPS cardholders as well as those who are not members of the association but must come from one of the countries represented by the 160 member national associations. The full list is available online at http://www.aipsmedia.com/index.php?page=directory&cod=5.
Each eligible award consists of an original trophy and prize money of US$8.000 for the winner.
The second-place winner will receive US$3,000 and the third-placed winner will get US$2,000 in the Photography (Sports Action and Portfolio), Writing (Best Column and Best Colour Piece), Audio and Video (Athlete Profile, Documentary and Short feature) categories.
Winners of the Young Reporters categories (Photography, Writing and Broadcasting) will receive a career-boost opportunity: a scholarship in a major international sports event. The Young Reporters categories do not include second and third places.
Special Awards categories are not open for submission of applications. Winners will be awarded a trophy each, without prize money. The Special Awards categories do not include second and third place.
All entrants must be persons who were at least 18 years of age on October 8, 2019.
Only entries published between October 8, 2019, and November 9, 2020, will be accepted. Entries can be made in any language while English translation (for written and audio submissions) and English subtitles (for videos) is welcome as additional material with submissions and could also be required in the future.
Submissions can be made only via the Awards website before November 9, 2020, latest 18:00 Central European Time.
Supporting documents and proof of publication are also to be submitted only via the website. A maximum of two separate submissions per entrant is allowed across all categories of the awards.
For more information and to apply, please go to https://www.aipsawards.com/awards.