CCAE Prix D'Excellence Entries & Instructions

PRIX D'EXCELLENCE 2018
 

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The PRIX D’EXCELLENCE is the annual awards program of the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education, recognizing outstanding achievements in alumni affairs, public affairs, communications, marketing, development, advancement services, stewardship and overall institutional Advancement.

 


GENERAL RULES:

PLEASE REVIEW THE ENTRY RULES & PROCESS CAREFULLY, AS THE PROCESS IS UPDATED ANNUALLY. THE ENTRY FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS HAVE CHANGED FOR 2018.

  1. All entries, supporting documentation, and payments must arrive at the CCAE Office by 5 p.m. EST on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Because of the volume of entries we receive for this program is popular, THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE EXTENDED.
  2. All components of the Prix d’Excellence entry (as stipulated in the category description) must be received in order to be judged.
  3. Only work produced in the calendar year 2017 is eligible unless otherwise noted in the category descriptions.
  4. Work produced in collaboration with an external provider (such as an ad agency or graphic designer) is eligible; however, this should be clearly noted in the entry report.
  5. You may submit each entry into only one category.
  6. Entries may be submitted in French, in English, or bilingually. When required, CCAE will provide professional translation of the entry document only (not appendices).
  7. Entries must be made in the name of the institution and contributing department(s).
  8. Only CCAE member institutions may submit entries to the Prix d’Excellence program. If you are not a member institution, please contact CCAE to join.
  9. Judging reports, once received by CCAE from volunteer judges will be sent via e-mail to the submission contact after the conference.

 

 YOUR PRIX d’EXCELLENCE ENTRY:

Each Prix d'Excellence entry has three (3) components:

  1.  Online Submission Form & Paymen
  2. Entry Report – NEW – the Entry Report has been expanded to 3 pages. The Entry Report is the ONLY item that will be judged.
  3. Appendices – No more than 2 Appendices per entry are permitted. Appendices will NOT part of the judging process.


Please follow these steps to ensure a complete submission

  Process Notes Deadlines
1. Review Prix d’Excellence categories carefully. Some categories have been added, removed or changed from previous years. Each entry can be submitted in only one category, so choose the category that best fits your submission. Some categories have unique requirements for submission (for example, hard copies required).  
2. Gather entry info and all appendices (maximum of 2). Assemble all of the information required for an entry, including items specific to your chosen category.  Remember that Appendices are supplementary material and judges will form their decision based entirely on the 3-page entry form. Review the judging rubric posted online to ensure your entry contains all required information.  
 3.

Prepare your entry form

Compose your 3-page entry report using the template. Address all the questions identified in the judging rubric specific to your category. Note that entry reports can not exceed 3 pages maximum.

 
 4. Prepare your additional materials and/or appendices If necessary, you may submit additional information to support your entry. Remember that this is supplementary and judges will form their decision based mainly on the two-page entry form. Prepare to submit this online with your registration and fees in the next step.  
 5.

Complete the online submission form and pay fees.

All entries will be submitted online using the online registration system.

Your entries will be uploaded electronically (if hard copies are required, this will be stated in the category description), so be sure you have everything ready to complete the process.

Items that are required in hard copy (see each category description) should be mailed to the CCAE Office (see address below). Items should be clearly labelled with the entry name, institution and category number. Please mail 5 copies.

All entries and payments and any additional materials must be received at the CCAE Office by 5 p.m. EST on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

2018 Fees:

Each entry must be accompanied by a $100.00 fee (+ applicable taxes, depending on province). Payment can be by credit card or cheque. If paying by cheque, allow sufficient time for it to arrive before the February 28, 2018 deadline. 

Notification of Prix d’Excellence awards

Prix d’Excellence recipients, or their supervisors, will be notified by phone in spring 2018. All recipients of a Prix d’Excellence are eligible to register for the National Conference at the early registration rate, regardless of when they register. The Prix d’Excellence awards will be celebrated during lunch on Wednesday, June 6 during the CCAE National Conference in Halifax, NS (June 5 - 7, 2018). All recipients are encouraged to attend or send someone from their school to accept their framed Prix d’Excellence certificate in person.

FOR ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT:

CCAE Office
4 Cataraqui Street, Suite 310
Kingston, ON K7K 1Z7
Tel:613-531-9213

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2017 CCAE National Conference Sponsors

 

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Gold

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