THE UPPER MIDWEST CHAPTER REGIONAL EMMY® AWARDS
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Save these dates!
Early Bird Entries Open Tuesday May 29th, 2018
Early Bird Entry Deadline Friday, June 8th, 2018
Entry Deadline: Monday, July 2nd, 2018
Regional Emmy® Nominations: Friday September 8th, 2018
Regional Emmy® Awards Gala: Saturday, October 6th, 2018
REMINDERS THIS YEAR!
• Newscast split into 4 options (Morning, Daytime. Evening & Weekend)
• Tiers for Newscasts entries: Markets 1-70, Markets 71-120, Markets 121+
• Some categories may restrict entries from investigative units/teams.
• New categories for weather entries
• a $50 non-judging compliance surcharge will be added to Member entries who have not met annual judging requirements. Judging eligibility dates are June 1st, 2017 – May 31st, 2018.
All entries must have been originally broadcast or distributed within the Awards Year from June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018.
All broadcast, cable, broadband, cable/community/government access and video content providers (not close circuit or venue specific) located within the following Designated Market Areas (DMAs): Minneapolis-St. Paul, Des Moines-Ames, Cedar Rapids-Waterloo-Iowa City-Dubuque, Sioux Falls (Mitchell), Fargo-Valley City, La Crosse-Eau Claire, Duluth-Superior, Sioux City, Rochester-Mason City-Austin, Minot-Bismarck-Dickinson, Rapid City, Mankato. New Media entries must be intended for consumption and be of interest to this regional audience.
ENTRY FEES *Hint: Start or renew your membership BEFORE you enter to take advantage of member discount! Follow instructions at MidwestEmmys.org. a $50 non-judging compliance surcharge will be added to Member entries who have not met annual judging requirements. Judging eligibility dates are June 1st, 2017 – May 31st, 2018.
Early Bird Rate Regular Rate
5/29/18 till 6/08/18 6/09/18 till 7/02/18
Category 1 (Overall Excellence)
All Markets $150 $250
Categories 2 – 9
Twin Cities market $80/$180 $105/$205
All other markets $70/$170 $95/$195
Twin Cities market $70/$170 $85/$185
All other markets $60/$160 $75/$175