How To Enter

Please Read the Following Before Completing Your Online Entry:

  • Review all entry requirements below. All materials and/or programs developed and/or distributed between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019 are eligible for the competition. Web-based and mobile entries are eligible if they are active during the April and May judging period. The materials or programs submitted must have been developed for use by older adults and their families, not professionals (with the exception of entries in the Staff/Inservice Training category).

  • NEW FOR 2020 – You may submit your entry in a digital format (PDF for anything representing a physical piece / URL for all audio/video or web-based/mobile entries).
  • Complete all information requested on the entry formRequired information is noted with an asterisk*.

  • Only English language entries will be accepted. Spanish entries will be accepted if sent with an English version.

  • You may submit as many entries as you wish, but you must pay an entry fee for each submission.

  • If you choose to submit a physical copy of your entry, print a copy of your e-mailed entry receipt to include when you send your entry.

Basic Entry Requirements:

Review all requirements carefully to avoid potential disqualification

  • If you are submitting a physical copy of your entry, submit one copy of your online entry receipt along with one copy of your entry. (A copy of your online entry receipt will be emailed to you after checkout). You do not need to send a copy of your entry receipt if you are submitting a digital copy.

  • See special entry requirements below for article, audio/video, web-based/mobile resources, or total program/campaign entries.

Special Entry Requirements:

For Magazine/Newspaper/Newsletter Article Submissions—

PDF format (preferred): Articles may be submitted in PDF format. Please have a PDF version of your article entry ready to upload prior to completing an entry form. Use the special file upload field on the entry form to submit your article in PDF format. Do not submit the entire publication, only the article being submitted.

Printed format (acceptable):
 If you are unable to provide a copy of your article in PDF format, please mail three (3) hard copies of the article to us along with your entry receipt. Originals or photocopies are acceptable; do not submit the entire publication, only the article being submitted.

For Audio/Video Submissions— 

Online (preferred): Provide a direct link (URL) to your audio/video submission. YouTube, Vimeo, mp3, etc. are acceptable. See entry form for special video URL field. Include running time on entry form. Special URL and running time fields will appear once the appropriate category is selected.

Packaged CD/DVD format (acceptable):
 If you are submitting a packaged audio/video entry, please enclose the full CD/DVD package. Include running time on entry form.

For Total Program & Campaign Submissions—

Submit all materials needed to evaluate the program. Previous winning total program and campaign entries submitted materials in a three-ring binder with a one-page summary and binder pockets or slipsheets with sample materials.

For Web-based or Mobile Resource Submissions— 

Online (required): Include direct URL and any required access codes, etc. These options will appear on the entry form if you choose the Web-based & Mobile Resources entry classification. Include 3 individual access codes if a single set of codes does not accommodate multiple judges. You may also upload a single page PDF with any supporting information about your online entry.

Entry Deadline: March 31, 2020
Entry Fee: $65 per entry

Some entry categories require an additional fee. 

Online Entry Form


VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and checks are accepted. Make checks payable to the Mature Market Resource Center (or MMRC). (Fed. Tax I.D. # 36-3559293). If paying by check, you must include the check with your entry and entry receipt. Unpaid entries will be disqualified.


Need a Copy of Our W-9 for Payment?

Click here to download a copy of our W-9 in PDF format.

If you are submitting a physical copy of your entry and/or paying by check, send your entry to:

2020 National Mature Media Awards Program
c/o Mature Market Resource Center
328 West Lincoln Avenue, Suite 10
Libertyville, IL 60048-2725

Questions About Your Entry?

Contact us:, or call 1-800-828-8225 (weekdays 9-5 Central time).

Entries cannot be returned and become property of the National Mature Media Awards Program. Winning entries may be used for promotional purposes.