Late Deadline: May 25

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Who is eligible to win a Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Award?

All publications and websites are eligible—association/non-profit, b2b, city & regional, consumer and custom/content marketing publications. The competition is organized so that brands compete within a group of their peers. The Eddies are categorized by topic/market, and the Ozzies are categorized by publication type and readership size. If you’re unsure of what category to select, you can read our classification guidelines or contact Jessica Coonan for assistance. International entries are welcome!

What are the eligibility dates for submissions?

Any content published between May 2017 and May 2018 is eligible.

How are the entries judged?

Entries are judged by a panel of media executives, as well as by the staff of Folio:. We evaluate your entry based on creativity and innovation. Our most important criterion is proven success in aligning your brand’s mission with the end product.

Interested in judging the Eddie & Ozzie Awards? We’d love to have you! Apply here to judge.

Are digital-only publications, websites and content marketing from non-media brands eligible?


How do I increase my chances of winning an award?

Submit work that best exemplifies the mission of your publication and achieves the goal of delivering great content and design that serves your audience. Need help selecting the perfect categories? Contact Jessica Coonan for assistance.

What Should my Editorial Statement of Purpose Include?

Your mission statement/editorial statement of purpose should be a brief statement that tells our judges a little bit about your publication, the audience you serve and how your team goes about serving that audience.

When will finalists be notified?

Finalists will be notified by August 1, 2018.

Where and when is the awards gala?

The winners and honorable mentions will receive their Eddie & Ozzie Awards during a celebratory dinner on October 9, 2018 at The Folio: Show in New York City.

When is the entry deadline?

The final entry deadline is Friday, May 25, 2018 at 11:59 pm (ET).

How much are entries?

$275 for your first Eddie entry, $235 for each additional Eddie entry.
$275 for your first Ozzie entry, $235for each additional Ozzie entry.

*$75 Late fee applies to all entries submitted after the regular deadline of May 4, 2018.
Note: Award entry fees are non-refundable.

Can I pay by check or be invoiced for entries?

Yes, contact Jessica Coonan at or 203-899-8436 for assistance.