Frequently Asked Questions

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Are physical entries accepted?
Unfortunately, physical items are not accepted this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. All entries into One Asia Creative Awards must be submitted digitally.
See more questions about submission requirements.

What is the deadline for entries?
One Asia Creative Awards has different submission periods. To view the different deadlines and fees, click here.

Can I edit or add credits after I have completed checkout and closed my entries?
Yes. Credits are not used for judging, and they can still be edited on closed entries.
NOTE: A Primary credit is required for all entries. Judging is anonymous, so the jury will not see this.

Can I edit my Entry Title or Client/Brand after I have completed checkout and closed my entries?
No. You will not be able to edit your Entry Title or Client/Brand on the entry details section for closed entries. If you need to make a change, please email Be sure to include the Entry ID number in your email.

Can I submit my judging media after I have completed checkout and closed my entries?
No. The entry system will not allow you to close your entries until you have added the required media.
NOTE: Judging media cannot be edited on closed entries.

Can I delete my entries after I have completed checkout and closed them?
No, you will not be able to delete your entries once you have completed checkout and closed them.
NOTE: All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. By submitting entries into the competition, entrants are committing to pay for all entry fees in full.


Submission Requirements

What media is accepted?
Each category accepts different media. Click here to view the Discipline categories and their submission media requirements.
Click here to view details on file specifications for different media types.

What information is needed to create an entry?
All One Asia entries require the following information on the project, regardless of category. Individual categories may have additional requirements.
General Project Information:
Do I need to provide an English translation for my entry?
Yes. English translations are required for all work in another language.


Entry Fees

How much does it cost to enter?
There is a fee for each entry that you submit. These fees vary by deadlines.
To view a summary of all fees, click here.
NOTE: All fees listed are in U.S. Dollars (USD) and Chinese Yuan (RMB).

Is there a registration fee?
There is no registration fee to enter.

Are there additional fees if I win?
There are no additional fees for entries winning a One Show Pencil, Merit, or Special Award. 

Where do my entry fees go?
The One Club for Creativity is a non-profit organization. All entry fees from The One Show go towards The One Club for Creativity's education, gender equality, diversity and inclusion, and professional development intiatives.



Is my entry eligible to be entered?
Click here to see if your entry meets One Show guidelines.

My spot only ran once. Is it eligible?
Yes. Your spot is eligible.

Are there any rules or regulations for submitting entries?
Yes. Click here to see the rules, regulations, and submission restrictions for entry.
NOTE: Not complying with the rules and regulations will result in your entries being disqualified from the competition.

How does The One Club define a fake ad?
The One Club defines "fake ads" as: Ads created for nonexistent clients, ads made to run without a client's approval, and ads created expressly for award shows that are run once to meet the requirements of a tear sheet.

What are the penalties of entering a fake ad?



How are entries being judged this year?
All judging will be done online due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. As in past years, all work will be judged by our esteemed international juries. Work that has advanced past First Round will be judged in Final Round, then advance into Discussion Round.

Will there be any in-person judging this year?
No, judging will be done only online and through virtual jury discussions.

How will entries be judged if the physical component is crucial to the work?
For categories that would have accepted physical entries in the past, we have expanded the submission media options to include supporting media, so that you can showcase and represent your physical works in the best way possible.

When does judging take place?
The first round of judging begins online in October. Final Round begins in November, and Discussions begin in late November.

Who is on this year's jury?
One Asia Creative Awards 2022 Jury will be announced soon. See who has been on past juries here.

When are winners announced?
All Finalists (winners) will be notified by email after judging is completed in November. Notifications will be sent to the primary email address associated with your account. Please be sure to keep this information up to date.
NOTE: Notifications will be sent only to those selected as Finalists.

What do I receive if I win?
Finalists are awarded Gold, Silver, and Bronze Pencils, or a Merit Award.
NOTE: One complimentary Pencil is awarded per win.


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