Congratulations to our 2016 ClearMark winners!

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The ClearMark awards recognize the best plain language communication written for consumers

See the full list of winners and finalists.

Meet the 2016 ClearMark judges.


Submissions for the 2017 awards will be open from January 1-31, 2017. Until then, you can check out these tips and inspirations:

ClearMark Awards FAQs

Have questions about your entry or the Awards? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). If you don’t find the answer you need, we’re happy to help! Email our co-chairs today.

Nominations Webinar

Learn how to ace the submission process and find information about changes to our categories and judging criteria.

View the Nominations webinar slides here.

Sample Entry Form

Download a sample entry form to use as a worksheet while you’re creating your ClearMark entries. 

Last Year’s Winners

Want to get a sense of who wins? Check out our 2015 ClearMark winners and ClearMark winners from all previous years.

Judging Criteria

Make sure you know what our judges look for, so your work has its best opportunity to shine.

2016 English judging criteria | 2016 Spanish judging criteria