Do winners find out prior to the Awards Ceremony?

No, all our winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony on Friday 26th November. You can book your table or places online now, simply visit the booking page.

When is the Awards Ceremony?

The Build It Award winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony on Friday 26th November. You can book your table or places online now, simply visit the booking page.

What Time will the Awards Ceremony Start and End?

The 2021 Build It Awards ceremony will start with welcome drinks at 6.15pm, with the evening drawing to a close around midnight.

What is the Dress Code?

The dress code for the awards ceremony is ‘smart’, so no tuxes or ball gowns are needed!

How do I tell you the names of my guests?

Please visit this page to submit guest names and dietary requirements (note: you will need to be logged into your account).

What About Dietary Requirements?

Once you have booked your place (or places) to the awards ceremony, we will get in touch to ask about dietary requirements. All requirements will be taken into account and there will be vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options for diners. Please visit this page to submit these requirements (note: you will need to be logged into your account).

What is the entry deadline?

Entries for the 2021 awards are now closed.

When will the shortlist be announced?

The shortlist was announced on the 12th October 2021.

Where do I send my entries?

All entries must be uploaded online. First you will need to create an account. Make sure your entry is labelled with your company name and the category you are entering, otherwise we will not be able to process your entry. Visit this page for more information. **Please note, entries for the 2021 awards are now closed**

I have a promo code for entering - how does that work?

Please email builditawards@castlemedia.co.uk with details and we will advise on next steps.

Can I email an entry?

No, entries must be uploaded online. You must create an account on our website to enter the awards.  You can find more information about entering here.

Do I need to pay to enter an Award?

Standard entry fee is £125 plus VAT per category. No entry will be considered by the judges unless the entry fee has been paid in full (where applicable). Payment needs to be made online as part of the entry process.

Nominated categories such as Best Council for Self/Custom Builders, are free to enter.   Please email builditawards@castlemedia.co.uk with regards to these categories.

How much does it cost to enter the Awards?

Each category costs £125 plus VAT to enter.

How many pictures of my project should I include?

For a home project award, up to 10 pictures (mix of internal and external) plus floorplans.

I'm having trouble entering my card details

To pay for an Awards Entry you need to enter your long card number, card expiry date and CVC number. You can do this all on the same line of the form as shown in the image below.

Enter your details

Can I enter the same product into more than one category?

Yes, but the full entry fee (£125 plus VAT) must be paid for each category entered, except in the case of nominated categories (see above).

Can I upload an entry on behalf of a company I am representing?

Yes! PR representatives can upload entries for their clients. Make sure you label the form and images with the company name and category entered, otherwise we will not be able to process your entry.

When is judging taking place?

Judging for the 2021 awards will be taking place on 11th October.

When will the Shortlist be announced?

Our shortlist will be announced on 12th October.

Can my company sponsor one of the awards?

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for the Build It Awards in 2021, please email nick.gillam@castlemedia.co.uk.

Who judges the Build It Awards?

Our impartial judging panel is comprised of 8 judges with different areas of special knowledge within the home building and renovating sector. You can view the complete list of judges here.

If you have any further questions, that haven’t been answered on our FAQs page, please email builditawards@castlemedia.co.uk