Eligibility & Rules

Review the below eligibility dates, rules, and restrictions for the 2021 One Awards SoCal to ensure that your work meets our requirements for entry.

Eligibility Dates Rules & Regulations Submission Restrictions Non-Compliance Terms & Conditions

Eligibility Dates

All work must be published or aired between the dates listed below.
"Published" means the advertisement or work appeared in a form of mass media exposed to a substantial audience.

  • Entry Eligibility Dates:
    March 2020 – October 2021

    Note:  We will be recognizing work published since our last show due to the pandemic. However, gold winners for entries published before January 2021 it will not be eligible for the 2022 One Awards.


Rules & Regulations


Submission Restrictions



The One Club reserves the right to review all entries questioned during the judging process. Not complying with the rules and/or attempting to enter a fraudulent advertisement will result in the following consequences:


Terms & Conditions

The One Club for Creativity will require proof of publication for all entries. The One Club has the right to request additional proof of initial publication and/or air date, to be submitted within 15 days of the request.

All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. By submitting entries into the competition, the entrant is committing to pay for all entry fees in full.

The entrant grants permission to The One Club to show, copy or play the entries at such times as The One Club deems appropriate. The One Club reserves the right to make available for educational and reference purposes, including electronic publishing, any material entered into The One Show or The One Club. The entrant or person submitting the work is responsible for ensuring that any copyrighted material has been approved or released and does not hold The One Club legally responsible for any matters pertaining to the creation of the work. If any network or local television or radio station shall agree to telecast a news or other program relating to The One Awards, the entrant further agrees to obtain any permissions and to absorb talent or other residual charges incurred by inclusion of his or her entry in the program, if required.

All entries are subject to the rules of The One Awards San Diego as stated on the entry site. Decisions of judges on all matters during judging, including qualifications and categories, are final. Any disputes that may arise will be decided by The One Club San Diego Board of Directors. The One Club reserves the right to disqualify work that it finds to be fatally compromised as to originality or veracity after review and final decision by The One Club San Diego Board of Directors.


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