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Students in the Illinois News Broadcasters Association Awards

SINBA -- Students in the Illinois News Broadcasters Association Awards
2012 Entry Form

DEADLINE: All entries must RECEIVED by Friday, March 1 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

ENTRY FEE: $15 for paid SINBA members; $20 for non-members.

Proceeds beyond award costs go to the INBA's Scholarship Fund. Payments and entries must be submitted electronically. Instructions on how to submit payment are located further down the page. Entries must have been broadcast between March 9, 2012 and February 28, 2013.

Students may submit series reports, but they will be considered as one story. Entrants are not required to submit the maximum number of stories in a category. You can enter more than one category as long as the proper entry fee is submitted for each, and each entry is clearly marked on your YouTube/Vimeo page, or in the case of audio, each entry is in a separate, clearly marked e-mail to

Entrants are welcome to write a cover letter to explain entries to be submitted via e-mail. See contest rules sheet for eligibility criteria.

Void where prohibited. *** Be sure to e-mail the following information with EACH ENTRY IN THE SUBJECT LINE ***

- Student's name
- College or University
- Category (plus story slugs if entering several stories)

Anything you can do to make the task easier for the judges will be to your advantage. You may submit your verification and entry forms plus entry fees in the following way: Scan (preferred) or take a digital photo and e-mail the forms in PDF format to

Submit the required payment to INBA’s PayPal account by going to, and clicking “Donate” on the left side of the page. If entering multiple categories, you may submit one payment as long as you make it clear you’re doing so. You don’t need a PayPal account to submit. Please e-mail or call your SINBA Awards coordinator (Alex Degman) if you have problems or have questions. Remember, entries and payments must be received by March 1, 2013.

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