Loeries Creative Week Competition

The Loeries team will be visiting Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg to help you get your entries ready for the 15 May deadline.
We will provide insight into how to prepare entries and what the judges are looking for in winning submissions for Loeries 2018.
Also to be covered are new categories, changes to the entry system and the new Rankings points for Finalists.

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16 April – we’re visiting agencies so let us know if you’d like us to visit you.
Cape Town
17 & 18 April – we’re visiting agencies so let us know if you’d like us to visit you.
Dates: 11, 18 & 25 April
Place: The Loeries office, 24 7th Ave Parktown North
Time: 08h30 to 10h00
RSVP: and specify your date

Seven simple steps to entering the Loeries

Read the rules
To remain at the cutting edge of our industry’s expectations, we consistently innovate our categories and entry judging procedures. To find out what’s new in 2018, click here.
Make sure your entry is eligible. Only work that has been approved by the brand or client, and that has been commercially published, launched or aired to a substantial audience for the first time between 1 June 2017 and 31 May 2018 can be entered.
Please read this How to Enter guide for more information on what the judges are looking for in a winning piece of work.
Check the categories and fees
Make sure you enter your work in the correct category.
The Loeries will endeavour to move entries to more appropriate categories during entry processing and prior to judging. However, it remains your responsibility to submit your entry into the correct category.
During judging the jury are not allowed to move entries between categories.
To find out more about the judging process, click here
Check the entry fees.
Note that entries completed after 15 May, will be subject to a 10% late-entry fee.

Click here for more info.
Entry preparation
Every category has its own preparation requirements. Be sure to check what’s required for your entry category, and make sure you enter your work in the correct format.
Click here for more info.
Submit your entry online
All entry forms are completed online via
Remember that if work is not submitted correctly, it may not be judged. We have lots of tools to help you check your entries before finalising – including our awesome manage media form for you to get a quick review of all your entries.
If you are ready to submit your entry, click here.
Upload digital files and send physical material
All electronic media can be uploaded via the entry system.
If your entry has physical material, these must be sent by courier service to the Loeries office.
Once your online entry form is completed, you will be able to print entry and package labels.
Make sure you’ve booked your place at Loeries Creative Week
Diarise Loeries Creative Week: 16 – 19 August. Once bookings for Creative Week open, make sure you nab your space in the sun.
Connect with us to keep updated with all Creative Week new and announcements by subscribing to our newsletter and following Loeries on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.
Ask for help

Check our FAQ page for commonly asked questions.
If you need further help at any stage, call us on +27 11 772 1220, or send an email to
If you are unsure which category to enter your work into, or how to prepare your entry, download our entry guide – it probably has the answers to all of your questions, but if not our team is also available to assist you and give you guidelines.

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