All entries must be submitted online. To
enter, you must complete and include all of the following items
for each entry:
Other entry requirements (included in the narrative tips web
- All entries must be for work performed and or executed in
calendar year 2019. Multi-year entries can be submitted
within the appropriate category.
- An online entry form must be completed and submitted with
each PDF. All entries must complete mandatory fields on the
online entry form, including service area size (e.g. population,
rate payer, etc.) . The same service area size should be
used across all entries, including internal communication (e.g
enter service area, not total employees).
- Formatting: Each entry must include a written narrative that
is no more than two pages, single spaced, in no smaller than 11
point font and a minimum of .5 margins all around.
- Each entry should include the agency’s name, award title and
award category in the top right corner.
- Entry must be loaded as a single PDF document and cannot
A single work may be entered in multiple categories and an
entrant may submit multiple works in each category.
Entry fees must accompany each individual entry. A separate entry
fee must be paid for single works that have been submitted in
If you are submitting near the deadline and paying by check,
please email a copy of the check and send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For payment questions or issues submitting your entry, contact
the CAPIO office at email@example.com.
Entering is as Easy as 1 2
Video credits: Son Bui (WMWD), Sarah Macdonald (City of San
Marcos), Susanne Bankhead (City of Carlsbad) and Liselle DeGrave
Entries will be judged based on:
- Presentation (overall completeness and organization of entry)
For more information, please visit our Judging
Criteria page. Interested in being a judge? Email
firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to our list.