Terms & Conditions

Who is eligible?

The C2 Award competition is open to anyone aged 18+ residing anywhere in the world. Professional entries will be judged against other professionals and student entries against other students.

Submission Guidelines

Entrants must submit their work online. Supporting images must not exceed 2MB per file and be no more than 1000 pixels on the longest side. Images must be saved as JPEGs (.jpg, .jpeg) or PNGs (.png). You can also submit PDF files.

Who is considered professional?

Communication designers, agencies, graphic designers, freelancers, digital media designers who earn, or have earned, the majority of their income from their creations.

Entry Forms and Submissions

Please note that no entry will be processed unless the entry fee has been received. Work submitted without proper forms and payment will be disqualified. After payment has been made, entries cannot be altered.

Payments and Refunds

Entries can be withdrawn within 48 hours of submission. Please email team@c2award.com for assistance and additional information. When you request a full refund, your original transaction fee is credited back to you minus the payment processing fee.


You may enter your work in as many categories as you see fit. However, the C2 Award jury and staff will not switch your entry into a different category on your behalf.

Use and Ownership of Materials

Copyright and all other rights remain with the designer. Any images used by C2 Award shall carry the photographer’s credit line. C2 Award may use images in any media sponsor publications. All entrants understand that any image submitted to the competition may be used by C2 Award for marketing and promotional purposes including in any medium such as exhibitions, print, and digital media directly related to the C2 Award competition though there may not be monetary compensation. By winning or placing in the competition, you are agreeing to be included in the winners annual book.

Neither C2 Award, affiliates, or partners assume any responsibility for materials submitted in violation of competition rules or for those which violate copyright regulations. C2 Award will investigate claims of copyright infringement to the best of its ability, and will remove and disqualify submissions that are clearly demonstrated to violate copyright and/or competition policies. C2 Award will act to maintain the integrity of the competition and its affiliated entities, but is not responsible for any damages resulting from images submitted in violation with rules and regulations.