Enter the awards
Entries for the 2013 competition are closed. Please click the link below for a list of the 2013 winners. Details of the 2014 competition will be posted online.
How to enter
Pick one of the themes below and create a piece of original content, based on your chosen theme, in one of the following formats:
- Newspaper article
- Video/animation feature
- Audio recording
Special Poster Category
Poster format only: “If you have information on Drug Dealing you can call Crimestoppers on Freephone 1800 25 00 25”.
- Theme 1: Alcohol and sport - who is the real winner?
- Theme 2: Weed and health - are we making a hash of it?
Newspaper articles will be accepted by e-mail only (in Microsoft Word or Google Docs). Film/animated videos and audio entries will be accepted by e-mail (for videos: .flv, .mp4, .mov formats AND for audio: .wav or .mp3) or as a hardcopy entry on CD-R, DVD Video or DVD-R (for videos: in .flv, .mp4, .mov, .avi formats AND for audio: .wav or .mp3). The email address for attachments is email@example.com. The maximum file size accepted via email is 25MB. The postal address for hard copy entries is GBRD, 1 Weaver’s Row, Clonsilla, Dublin 15.
Original versions of pospers should be submitted as hard copy to the postal address above. Please note that poster entries are for the Special Crimestoppers Poster Category only - and not for Theme 1 and Theme 2 - these themes are applicable to the Newspaper article; Video/animation feature; Audio recording; and Cartoon entries.
Read the Tips on Entering and Terms and Conditions, and then download and return the entry form to be in with a chance to win €1,000 and have your work published or broadcast! All category winners receive an Android tablet and trophy. The age categories are 12-14, 15-17, 18-20, 21+. No entry fees.
Deadline for Entries: Friday May 31st 2013