Gage Awards.



You will receive a confirmation email acknowledging receipt of your entry. If you do not receive an email confirmation within 24 hours, please send an email to

Some categories of the GAGE Awards is open for general entry by fans or associates, however certain categories require submission by the original developer of the work or permission from the appropriate party to enter the work, with all rights granted therein . In the event that an entrant without such rights submits an entry, the entry will not be eligible for the competition and will be disqualified.

The GAGE Awards are not liable for any copyright infringement on the part of the entrant.

Entries must be live and available on the Internet from the date of entry and accessible via http and standard Web browsers.

Submission of any entry (including Video entries) acknowledges the right of the GAGE Awards to use it for exhibition, promotion and publication purposes in any medium.

If an entry receives an award, the manner and details of that nomination and award is strictly within the discretion of the GAGE Awards. The entrant must understand that all awards may not be publicized in the same manner and some might be presented in a ceremony and others might not.

Entry into the GAGE Awards 2021 is FREE

No. But your body of work must be exposed to the African audience.

We encourage you to translate or annotate your work in English.


For each category, the Academy will select five (5) Nominees which represent the five best in the category. Out of the Nominees, one (1) Winner will be selected and will win the coveted Gage Award in that specific category.

Additionally, the online community, through a public vote, will also have the opportunity to select their winner (This category is also known as the ‘Audience choice’).

We reserve the right to honour less than five nominees in any category should the quality of work not meet standards set by the judging criteria

Gage Award winners will be honoured at a live event that will hold in March. Winners of some categories may be honoured before the awards night.

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No. We do not rent or sell our entrant or winner lists.


Gage Awards has several entry types to choose from. We designed categories to allow participants to choose an entry that best fits their work. The entrant must choose which is most appropriate for the entry. An entry can be entered into multiple categories as appropriate.

If work is entered in multiple categories, it is eligible to win multiple times. The Academy reserves the right to move entries to other categories if it is appropriate to do so. Please contact us via .

Yes, you can enter your work into as many categories as you deem appropriate, and it will be evaluated separately.

Exceptional work may be honoured in more than one category regardless of the media type.


Gage Awards is overseen by the Professionals who have over the years been ahead in their various fields. We pick our judges based on expertise and proven track record in their field of endeavor

Please see the judging process and judging criteria.

Due to the volume of entries, Gage awards will not offer individual comments to its entrants

The Academy will judge all categories based on different parameters as it relates to the category