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Call for entries

Preparing for Excellence Guide

Entry form: Division 1 – Campaigns

Entry form: Division 2 – Media

Entry form: Division 3 – Skills

Terms and conditions

  • To be eligible for the Super Saver or Early Bird fees, your entry must be received by 16:30 on the deadline days given. If your entry reaches us after 16:30 on the date of the special fee deadlines, it will be considered to be for the next deadline date. No entry will be accepted after 30 September 2019 at 23:59.
  • Your proof of payment must reach us by no later than 14 October 2019. If we haven’t received the proof of payment for your entries by this date, your entries will not be
  • Incomplete entries will not be
  • Entries must be submitted using the entry form
  • Entries exceeding the page limits will not be
  • Entries will not be evaluated if the evaluator struggles to find the relevant work samples; make sure that you label your work samples, that all links in your entry work and that the evaluator has easy access to everything they need to
  • Projects and other initiatives that mainly use syndicated or reprinted material may not be
  • Projects planned, created and executed by agencies may not be entered. At least 50% of the conceptualisation and creative process must have been completed by the institutions themselves. The institutions must also show that they were consistently involved in the process and approved the
  • Only paid-up Ordinary Institutional Members (as defined by the Memorandum of Incorporation) may enter for the Excellence At the time of entering, your institutional membership payment must already reflect in MACE’s bank account.
  • The permission and declaration section on the entry form must be completed and
  • Entrants will receive feedback from the evaluators within four weeks after the MACE Excellence Awards Gala If you have not received your feedback after five weeks, please send an email to

Need help?



If you have any questions about the divisions, categories, or preparing your entry, please feel free to contact Dr Amanda Hamilton-Attwell on 012 346 2600 or

If you have any questions about administrative issues regarding the entry process or submitting your entry, please contact Mari Steenkamp on 012 346 2600 or