2015 ClearMark Information

The ClearMark Awards recognize communications written for consumers in English and Spanish by government, private companies and non-profits. Awards are given for original documents, before-and-after improvements, websites, multi-media and legal documents.

Entry form and Judging Criteria

  • Scoring criteria: English and Spanish
  • Sample entry form (This worksheet can be used to prepare your nomination and get pre-approval from PR or Legal. You will still need to copy/paste your submission into the online form.)

Example entry (before and after)

Questions and answers about the 2015 ClearMark entries and awards

Webinar: How to prepare your entry for the ClearMark Award competition Youtube | SlidesShare

Important dates

January 1, 2015: Entry period opens
January 31, 2015: Entry period ends

Finalists announced March 15

March 1 – April 15 – Early registration for Awards Banquet opens
April 16 – May 6 – Regular registration for Awards Banquet opens
May 12, 2015  – Awards Banquet National Press Club, Washington DC (Tuesday, 5:30 – 10 pm)

For more information about the 2015 Awards, contact Meghan Codd Walker.

Previous winners

2014 ClearMark winners
ClearMark winners from all years