Entries Sought for 38th Annual JASPER Awards – Deadline Is August 3

Posted on July 12, 2012 By

Jersey Shore Public Relations and Advertising Association (JSPRAA) has announced the deadline for entries for the 2012 annual Jasper Awards, which honor excellence in communications, is Friday, August 3, 2012, at 5:00 p.m.

Eligible entries include communication tools that have been developed for a New Jersey-based company or by a New Jersey-based agency between July 1, 2011, and June 30, 2012. Anyone who conducts business in New Jersey may enter the competition. Local adaptations of national campaigns are not eligible.

Register entries online at awards.jspraa.com. After registering, prepare entries using guidelines found in the downloadable Rules & Categories PDF and send them to the specified location for judging.

Greg Weber, president of JSPRAA and owner of Garden State Press Clipping Bureau, Red Bank, said, “Last year JSPRAA gave 168 gold and silver awards in about 100 categories.”

Winners will receive awards at the Robert B. Meyner Reception Center at the PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, Friday evening, October 12.

Entry fees support the James R. McCormick Scholarship Fund, established in 1983, to recognize the outstanding achievements of Monmouth and Ocean county students, focusing on communications or advertising. More than $120,000.00 has been awarded to date.

For more information, contact the JSPRAA Hotline at 732-842-3311.