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Entry Division & Category List

Because the pull-down menus on the entry form can make it difficult to compare the entry divisions and categories, we've included the full list here. If in doubt regarding the most appropriate division/category, please query.

For additional information about the recent revisions to the IAMC Divisions and Categories, click here.

Please choose the one division and one category that most appropriately defines you entry.

ENTRY DIVISIONS

SINGLE-DISCIPLINE ENTRY DIVISIONS
DIVISIONS A-N JUDGED AS WRITING ONLY, ART ONLY, GRAPHICS ONLY


WRITING ONLY

A - Book Writing
B - Newspaper Writing
C - Magazine Writing
D - Newsletter Writing
E – Total Publication Writing

ORIGINAL ART ONLY
F – Original Photography
G – Original Digitally-Rendered Image
H – Original Hand-Rendered Image (Sketch, Oil, Watercolor, Etc)

PRINT GRAPHICS ONLY
I - Book Graphics
J - Newspaper Graphics
K - Magazine Graphics
L - Newsletter Graphics
M - Calendar/Collectible Graphics
N – Total Publication Graphics


MULTI-DISCIPLINE ENTRY DIVISIONS
DIVISIONS O-Z JUDGED AS TOTAL WORKS - ALL ELEMENTS


ENTIRE PUBLICATION/ISSUE/EDITION

O - Printed Periodical - Entire Publication/Issue/Edition – Writing/Art/Graphics
P - Printed Book - Entire Publication/Issue/Edition – Writing/Art/Graphics
Q – Other Print - Entire Publication/Issue/Edition – Writing/Art/Graphics

SINGLE INSTALLMENT OR SERIES
R – Print - Single/Series Entry – Writing/Art/Graphics
S – Crossmedia - Single/Series Entry - Writing/Art/Graphics/Sound/Videography
T - Video - Single/Series Entry – Writing/Art/Graphics/Sound/Videography
U – Audio - Single/Series Entry – Including Radio, Podcast, Streaming - Writing & Sound
V – Digital - Single/Series Entry – Including Internet & Apps - Writing/Art/Graphics/Sound/Videography

PR & MARKETING
X - PR & Marketing - Writing/Art/Graphics/Sound/Videography

OTHER
Z - Other


 

ENTRY CATEGORIES

Note: Where applicable, PR/Marketing entries can be submitted under any of the categories listed below. If in doubt, please query. IAMC reserves the right to re-categorize an entry to the most appropriate category.

WRITING ENTRY & MULTI-DISCIPLINE SINGLE/SERIES ENTRY CATEGORIES
1 - Autobiography
2 - Biography
3 - Pamphlet (< 50 pages)
4 - Fiction
5 - History: Company (non-OEM)
6 - History: General
7 - History: Single Marque/Manufacturer/OEM
8 - Technical: How-To
9 - Technical: Reference
10 - Technical: Pictorial
11 - Technical: General
12 – Consumer Advice/Tips/Guidance
13 - Anthology/Digest
14 - Annual
15 - In-Depth Report
16 - News
17 - Interviews
18 - Collector Vehicle(s)
19 – Vehicle Exhibit Event – Including Concours, Auto/Truck Show
20 - Commentary/Opinion
21 - Editorial
22 - Column/Series/Blog (include three installments)
23 - Motorsports
24 - Lifestyle
25 - Personality Profile
26 - Company Profile
27 - Product applications
28 - Business
29 - Introduction Of New Model(s)
30 - Environmental/Regulatory
31 - Investigative
32 - Road Test
33 - Reference
34 - Public Service
35 - Travel
36 - Entertainment
37 - Feature Article/Show
38 - Audio/Video Short (less than 5 minutes)
39 - Breaking News

ORIGINAL ART CATEGORIES
45 - Single Photo: Black & White
46 - Single Photo: Color
47 - Single Photo: Digitally Altered
48 – Multiple Photos
49 - Single Image: Line Art/Vector
50 - Single Image: Rendering/Raster
51 – Multiple (Non-Photo) Images

GRAPHICS CATEGORIES
55 - Design: Typographical
56 - Design: Pictorial
57 - Design: Cover/Jacket
58 - Design: Article
59 – Design: Publication
60 – Collected Art/Curation: Proprietary Images [ ? ]
61 – Collected Art/Curation: Non-Proprietary Images [ ? ]
62 – Collected Art/Curation: Proprietary Photographs [ ? ]
63 – Collected Art/Curation: Non-Proprietary Photographs [ ? ]

ENTIRE PUBLICATION CATEGORIES
69 - Newspaper: Special Section
70 - Magazine: Under 20,000 Circulation
71 - Magazine: 20,000 to 100,000 Circulation
72 - Magazine: Over 100,000 Circulation
73 - Newsletter: 17 Pages Or More
74 - Newsletter: 16 Pages Or Less
75 – Book: 100 Pages Or Less
76 – Book: 101 Pages Or More

PR/MARKETING CATEGORIES
80 - Total Campaign
81 - Single Campaign Element
82 - Press Kit
83 - Advertiser Media Kit
84 - Annual Report
85 - Catalog (must be bound)
86 – Infomercial
87 - Event/Experiential Marketing
88 - Public Service

OTHER CATEGORIES
98 - Print (not otherwise specified)
99 - Non-print (not otherwise specified)