Data presented must be isolated to the Ukraine & work must have run at some point between November 1, 2019 – November 1, 2020.

It is allowed to enter works launched earlier to the eligibility period, but not earlier than January 1, 2019, and if those works didn`t enter to Effie Ukraine 2019.

The campaign must demonstrate results within this time frame. Do not include results beyond the end of the eligibility period (November 1, 2020), it is grounds for disqualification. Data prior to the eligibility period may be included for context.

It is allowed to enter to the new categories works launched during a special extended eligibility period: November 1, 2018 – November 1, 2020.


  • The Sustained Success Effie Award honors efforts that have succeeded for more than three years in the Ukraine
  • At minimum, creative work and results must date back to November 1, 2017, and entries must include results from the current competition year: November 1, 2019 (January 1, 2019 is allowed) – November 1, 2020. If you wish to provide work and results prior to November 1, 2017, you are welcome to do so. 
  • Including results beyond the end of the eligibility period (November 1, 2020) is grounds for disqualification. All results must be isolated to the Ukraine during this time period.

One and the same campaign can be entered into a maximum of 4 categories, with no more than 1 Product/Service category.

In this case each entry must be adapted to the different categories and with the difference of objectives set and results. If one context regarding the category situation is used in different categories this would be the reason to score lower. 


If your work continued running in this year’s eligibility window and you have results from 2020, you may re-enter past winning efforts within the following requirements: 

  • 2019 Gold Effie winners can re-enter a category in which they did not win Gold. 2018 and earlier Gold Effie Winners can re-enter any category. 
  • Past Silver and Bronze Effie winners can re-enter any category. 
  • 2019 David vs. Goliath winning brands (Gold/Silver/Bronze) are not eligible to enter the David vs. Goliath category this year.  This year, David vs. Goliath winners from 2018 and earlier can re-enter this category.

A single effort cannot be submitted by different organizations in the same category.

Teams must collaborate on a single entry. Different organizations may take the lead on entering the same work in different categories.

Organizing Committee of Effie Awards Ukraine reserves the right to re-categorize entries, split/redefine categories and/or refuse entry at any time.

To enter  you should register online, to provide all elements of entry and make a payment. After entry period an entry may not be changed without addressing to Organizing Committee of Effie Awards Ukraine. Changes in entry are impossible after judging process.


Familiarize with Effie Awards Ukraine rules
Choose number of entries
Upload comleated entry forms into personal account
Pay an invoice
  1. Review the additional data required for participation.

You should read all entry rules & requirements.

  1. Determination the number of entries for participation

The number of entries depends not from the number of realized campaigns, but from the number of categories in which you plan to submit each campaign.
You may enter an effort into a maximum of 4 categories, with no more than 1 Product/Service category.
You will need to submit a separate entry and pay separate entry fees for each category submission for an effort.

  1. Login on-line at website of Effie Awards Ukraine

After registration at website and payment of entries you are agree with your status of participant/entrant of project. To register you should choose the number of entries, fill in the contact person and other proposed fields.

  1. In section "Entry Form" download and fill out documents: Entry form (standart or special) and all attachments (№1 Authorization & Verification Form, №2 Additional Data). All documents must be completed in two languages (in Ukrainian and English) as separate files.

  1. Upload the completed documents: Entry Form, all attachments, creative materials, Key Visual and a companies logos into personal account till Deadline.

Entry fees are locked based on the date of submission – when all parts of the entry are complete, and the entrant clicks ‘Submit’ in the personal account. According to particular deadline Organizing committee provides the invoice for payment.

All materials should be uploaded in format of 2 archives. Each archive folder must be named as the entrant name, category and campaign name:

  • The first archive folder must contain Entry form and attachments in two languagues.
  • The second archive folder must contain all creative materials and company logos.

Key visual is uploded in special field in personal account.

Note! The completed entry should be uploaded online only into the personal account at website of Effie Awards Ukraine. The printed copies are not required.

  1. Pay an invoice.

By uploading entry to the entry portal, entrants undertake to pay entry fees. All submitted entries will be judged, and the payment of fees will be due.