Once you've completed your online entry form, you will be able to pay the entry fee. Entries must be paid online using a credit card.
We do not accept purchase orders or checks.
The Early Bird fee is $40. After the Early Bird deadline the fee is $50.
Platinum category entries are $125 each. There is no Early Bird rate for Platinum categories.
District IV Accolades is a district-level program that puts you in competition with colleagues from CASE IV institutions. The Circle of Excellence Awards is an international program. Keep in mind that different judging panels are used for the two programs, so results will likely vary.
Yes. If your entry falls within the scope of more than one category, you may choose to submit it in more than one category. You will need to pay entry fees for each category entered.
Although use of external vendors, consultants and freelancers is allowed, the work should primarily be that of staff at CASE member institutions.
The judging coordinators are all advancement professionals from outside district IV, or experts in the field who are not CASE IV members (i.e. consultant, topic area expert outside of advancement, etc.). Each coordinator pulls together a group of three to five colleagues to judge the assigned category. Some judging coordinators recruit professionals from outside of education whose knowledge of the category would be helpful.
Entries in the Platinum Categories will be judged first at the district level. District IV Finalists in these categories (up to 2 per category) will then be judged against winners from other districts and regions by a separate CASE global panel.
All entry materials are submitted online. No entry materials are mailed.
Attach files or provide hyperlinks to your support materials. Our new system can easily accommodate multiple attachments and various file types.
Visit the Create a New Account page to determine if a current record exists for you. If a record does exist, an email containing your password will be sent to the email address on record. If no record is located, you will be prompted to create an account.