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Ray Cammack Shows Awards of Excellence

For Marketing & Communications

The Texas Association of Fairs & Events Award of Excellence Competition recognizes fairs, festivals, cities, counties and events across the state for outstanding promotions and superior examples of promotional and media initiatives. If you have produced or coordinated outstanding marketing programs, share them with your colleagues from around the state and gain the recognition your promotion deserves. TAF&E’s Marketing and Communications Awards allow members to learn from one another and share great ideas while also providing an opportunity to recognize the efforts of the staff, sponsors, volunteers and supporters who make our fairs and events industry possible.

ONLINE ENTRY SUBMISSION

ONLINE ENTRIES WILL OPEN:
OCTOBER 1, 2022
ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2022.
Only Online Submissions will be accepted

JUDGING

A pool of judges will be assembled representing professionals in the areas of promotions, public relations, advertising, media relations and fair and festival planning and management. Judges’ decisions are final.

How To Submit Entry For Awards

  • Change quantity next to the category you would like to submit (note you can only submit one award at a time, once done with first then come back to this page to continue submitting) then click on ENTER NOW
  • Complete all necessary fields on entry form page pertaining to the award you are submitting. ( if submitting for 1. Best Newspaper Ad- Black & White, then complete all of Section 1, Section 2, and under Section 3 only under Category 1. Repeat this process for each entry submission)
  • Once all information is entered on form, click submit on form and your entry will go to the shopping cart
  • If you have more award entries to submit, continue shopping and come back to this page to continue the process
  • When you have submitted all entries, go to your shopping cart and CHECK OUT to complete payment process.

Marketing Awards Information

Ray Cammack Shows
Sponsored By Ray Cammack Shows

Best Overall Award

Best Overall Award
Best Overall Award
$15.00

Category 1

1. Best Newspaper Ad- Black & White
1. Best Newspaper Ad- Black & White
$15.00
2. Best Newspaper AD- Color
2. Best Newspaper AD- Color
$15.00
3. Best Magazine AD- Color or B&W
3. Best Magazine AD- Color or B&W
$15.00
4. Best Program/ Brochure/Flyer- Four or More Colors
4. Best Program/ Brochure/Flyer- Four or More Colors
$15.00
5. Best Promotional Advertising — Outdoor
5. Best Promotional Advertising — Outdoor
$15.00
6. Best Event Poster
6. Best Event Poster
$15.00
7. Best Photo
7. Best Photo
Show us your best photograph that captures and depicts an overall feel of the fair/event’s brand or mission
$15.00
8. Best Newspaper Insert/Supplement
8. Best Newspaper Insert/Supplement
$15.00
9. Best Premium Book
9. Best Premium Book
$15.00
10. Best Media Guide/Press Kit
10. Best Media Guide/Press Kit
$15.00
11. Best Miscellaneous Multi-Page Material
11. Best Miscellaneous Multi-Page Material
includes direct mail, cookbooks, annual reports, etc.
$15.00

Category 2-Broadcast

12. Best TV Commercial
12. Best TV Commercial
one paid advertising commercial, :30 standard
$15.00
13. Best Live News Coverage (live)
13. Best Live News Coverage (live)
best live TV news coverage on-site depicting your fair or event
$15.00
14. Best News Coverage (recorded or studio)
14. Best News Coverage (recorded or studio)
best TV news story or in studio interview of your event.
$15.00
15. Best Radio Commercial
15. Best Radio Commercial
one paid advertising commercial, :30 or :60
$15.00

Category 3- Multimedia

16. Best Website
16. Best Website
$15.00
17. Best Specialty Video
17. Best Specialty Video
YouTube, Video Clip embedded in website, Social Media
$15.00
18. Best E-Newsletter or Email Blast
18. Best E-Newsletter or Email Blast
$15.00
19. Best App Promotion
19. Best App Promotion
$15.00

Category 4- Social Media

20. Best Social Media Photograph
20. Best Social Media Photograph
From a social media platform: Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter or Facebook. Social branding must be included-not just a
photo. i.e., a shot that captures the fair’s mission, action and defining moment.
$15.00
21. Best Social Media Campaign
21. Best Social Media Campaign
$15.00

Category 5-Advertising Specialty/Merchandise

22. Best T-Shirt Design
22. Best T-Shirt Design
$15.00
23. Best Pin, Badge, or Button (one pin, badge, OR button)
23. Best Pin, Badge, or Button (one pin, badge, OR button)
$15.00
24. Best Other Merchandise
24. Best Other Merchandise
$15.00

Category 6-Community Relations

25. Best Agricultural Education Program
25. Best Agricultural Education Program
best spotlight of Agricultural Awareness through social media
$15.00
26. Best Scholarship Program
26. Best Scholarship Program
best spotlight of scholarship program depicted on social media
$15.00
27. Best Community Program
27. Best Community Program
new to event for Oct. 28, 2021, through Oct. 28, 2022
$15.00
28. Best Gate Promotion
28. Best Gate Promotion
(coat drives, food drives, etc.) -(new to event for Oct. 28, 2021, through Oct. 28, 2022)
$15.00
29. Best New Program
29. Best New Program
(new to event for Oct. 28, 2021, through Oct. 28, 2022)
$15.00

Category 7-Sponsorship

30. Best Overall Sponsorship Program
30. Best Overall Sponsorship Program
$15.00
31. Best Follow-Up Sponsorship Program
31. Best Follow-Up Sponsorship Program
$15.00

Category 8-Best Convention Display

32. Best Convention Display
32. Best Convention Display
There will be an Entry Display Area at the Convention Center for those entries wishing to display their submissions during the convention. Each entry is allowed up to 10 of your marketing entries to be displayed.
$15.00
32. Best Convention Display
32. Best Convention Display
There will be an Entry Display Area at the Convention Center for those entries wishing to display their submissions during the convention. Each entry is allowed up to 10 of your marketing entries to be displayed.
$15.00

Winners

The 2022 entries will be announced at the 2023 TAFE Annual Convention and Trade Show on January 6-7, 2023, at the Galveston Convention Center, Galveston, TX.

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