The Judging Process

Judges will read and pre-score all entry forms, considering any supporting materials submitted. Judges will then meet in September to discuss the highest scoring entries and agree the winner for each category. The Northern Soul of the Year will be determined by the judges on judging day. Shorlists will be announced on Oct 1, 2018. The winners will be announced on the evening of November 15, 2018.


All materials will remain confidential to the judges. Winning case studies may be used in post-event materials to promote best practice but permission will be sought from entrants before publishing these.


2018 Timeline

14 June

Awards Launch

31 AUG

Deadline for all Entries


Judging Session


Shortlist Announced

15 NOV

Awards Ceremony