Judging Criteria

Newsletters | Brochures | Annual Reports 

Judges for the 2022 Media Innovation Competition will evaluate print submissions based on a number of criteria, including:

Please note that print publications must have been produced in the 2021 calendar year.

Logos

Your logo says a lot about who your ministry is and what it does, and it needs to say it at a glance. It must tell the story of your mission but cannot read like a novel. Judges for the 2022 Media Innovation Competition will evaluate logos based on a number of criteria, including:

Please note that logos must have been produced in the 2021 calendar year.

Photos

Judges for the 2022 Media Innovation Competition will evaluate photos based on a number of criteria, including:

Please note that photos must have been taken (but not necessarily used) in the 2021 calendar year.


PSAs/Commercials | Extended Videos

The contest includes two video categories: (1) PSAs/Commercials (60 seconds or less), and (2) Extended Videos (longer than 60 seconds) that tell a client's story, the ministry's story, or are used for banquets and fundraising purposes. Judges for the 2022 Media Innovation Competition will evaluate video submissions in both categories based on a number of criteria, including:

Please note that all videos submitted must have been produced during the 2021 calendar year.

 

Websites | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Electronic media, including social media, is the standard for communicating in a fast-paced world. At Citygate Network, we encourage member missions to produce quality, innovative, and informative electronic media.

Websites

Judges for the 2022 Media Innovation Competition will evaluate website submissions based on a number of criteria, including:

Please note that websites will be judged in their current state during the judging period in 2022.


Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Judges for the 2022 Media Innovation Competition will evaluate social media submissions based on a number of criteria, including:

Please note that social media will be judged in its current state during the judging period in 2022.

For more information about how to submit entries to the competition, please visit our competition rules page.

Review Rules

Ready to enter? Use the online entry form.

The competition officially opens March 14, 2022, and all entries must be submitted and postmarked by April 13, 2022. Check out the 2021 Winners page for inspiration now.