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How to Enter

Registration Process

Registration opens February 3, 2017 at 12:01 am (EST) and closes on February 24, 2017 at 12 noon (PST) / 3:00 pm (EST). To register, click the "Register Now" button and fill out the online registration form. By registering, you are confirming that you have read and agree to the 2017 U.S. Young Lions Competitions Official Rules. Teams will receive a confirmation code upon completion. The below information is required on the registration form:

YOUNG LION COMPETITION CATEGORY

PARTNER 1 INFORMATION:
Name, Company, Title, Email, Phone, Date of Birth
PARTNER 2 INFORMATION:
Name, Company, Title, Email, Phone, Date of Birth

Your registration code will indicate which category you registered for, followed by a XX digit numerical code. For example, registration codes for the Cyber competition will show as Cyber XX. Please keep a record of your confirmation code as you be asked to enter it when you submit your entries.

Category Team Criteria

Please note: Team partners do not have to be employed at the same company.

  • CYBER: Open to a team of one copywriter and one web designer
  • FILM: Open to a team of two creatives
  • MEDIA: Open to a team of two professionals in the media industry (i.e planes/buyers/strategists; not at the assistant level)
  • PRINT: Open to a team of one art director and one copywriter
  • PR: Open to a team of two PR professionals.

Eligibility

Participants must be 30 years or younger (born after June 24, 1986).

The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of all five categories will be asked to provide proof of age for both team members. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.

Participants must be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia with valid U.S. passports or hold valid Visas authorizing travel to France.

Participants must be in good standing as a current employee of an advertising company or agency, a PR company or agency, or media industry company in the U.S. at time of registration and throughout the competitions.

Judging

The judging panels will consist of the U.S. creative directors, media and PR executives and senior marketers who will select the winners for all competitions. Judging will take place from mid-March through April with the final winners announced on or about May 1st.

Assignment

The creative brief will be sent via e-mail to all registered teams on Wednesday, February 22nd. The brief will provide all information needed to complete the project; details for each specific category will be outlined.

2017 U.S. Young Lions Competitions Timeline

Feb 3rd: Registration open
Feb 24th: Registration closes (12 PM PST / 3 PM EST)
Feb 27th: Creative Brief Issued
March 13th: All Entries Due (FIRM)
Mar-Apr: Judging
May 1st: (Approx) Winners Announced

2017 U.S. Young Lions Competitions Timeline

Feb 3rd: Registration open
Feb 24th: Registration closes (12 PM PST / 3 PM EST)
Feb 27th: Creative Brief Issued
March 13th: All Entries Due (FIRM)
Mar-Apr: Judging
May 1st: (Approx) Winners Announced