What is the entry deadline?

Deadline for entries is 10th September 2021.

When will the shortlist be announced?

The shortlist will be announced on the 1st 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.

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.

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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 at the end of September.

When will the Shortlist be announced?

Our shortlist will be announced in 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.

Do winners find out prior to the Awards Ceremony?

No, all our winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony.

When is the Awards Ceremony?

The Build It Award winners will be announced on Friday 26th November.  More details to follow.

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