Association awards management

Create a high value and engaging experience for your association members and judges

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Award Force is award-winning cloud software to manage nomination, entry and judging, online. Designed for performance and function, it’s fast, secure and a great experience for nominators, entrants, judges and program managers of association awards.

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Peace of mind

Boost confidence and discard stress, you’ll be in good company using our reliable and secure software that performs under pressure.

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Visibility + control

Deliver the right outcomes time-after-time with flexible configuration options and management tools at your fingertips.

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Judges are happy

Attract and retain high-calibre judges that love how fast and smooth it is to judge with Award Force.

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Good decisions

Good judging leads to good decisions and good outcomes. Judges love how fast and smooth it is to evaluate entries with Award Force.

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You look good

Distinguish your program with a friendly, intuitive system in a beautiful design that’s a joy to use.

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Grow your program

Increase the volume and quality of entries, with features designed for outstanding integrity and results.

Integrates with your existing systems

Use Zapier, Integromat or our API to integrate Award Force with your CRM, member management or association management software.


See how your program is tracking at any time, with powerful real-time reporting tools which help you provide the required information to your stakeholders with minimum fuss.

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Award Force helps you streamline your administrative processes and reduce calls from entrants and judges so you can focus on making your program the best it can be.

You’re in control

  • Make system configuration changes directly
  • Easily themed to suit your brand
  • Flexible configuration for your unique program needs
  • Life cycle management: planning, entries, judging, award outcomes, close-out
  • Real-time reporting and export of filtered data sets
  • Easy to track progress at any time
  • Full database of all users
  • Exports and bulk downloads
  • Support when you need it
  • Yes, it’s actually fun!
See feature list for more detail
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We used a different program for three years. It became harder to use each year. After helping two other associations on judging their awards, we got to work on Award Force and really loved it.”

Lauren G – Association Manager
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Enter / Nominate

Award Force provides an intuitive environment for entrants to create and submit their entries quickly.

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With Award Force your entrants have freedom to edit and refine their entry right up until your deadline, even after submission.

Ease-of-use encourages more and higher quality entries, and higher user-satisfaction than alternatives.

Easy for the entrant

  • Easy, fast registration
  • Welcome message and contextual information
  • Auto save as you go
  • Changes after submission
  • Intuitive entry process, no training required
  • Entry management
  • Easy entry into multiple categories
  • Preview entry, download PDF record
  • Award-winning system design

Great for you

Features to deliver the outcomes you need

  • Unlimited entries
  • Track volume
  • Track completion status
  • Easy notification and broadcast communication with applicants
  • Flexible configuration of entry categories and criteria
  • Configurable nomination workflow
  • Accept payment to enter with leading payment gateways
  • Any file attachments, unlimited size

See entry feature list for more detail.


You want certainty that results are awarded to the most deserving entries. A good judging process leads to good decisions, and good outcomes.

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Award Force has a powerful suite of judging tools that can be configured to suit your evaluation process, and to make good decisions.

VIP judges are a highly valued component of your program. We help you be considerate of their time by providing a clear, easy to use way of reviewing and judging entries.

In person judging? Award Force is tablet enabled so your judges can easily access entry information and evaluate on the spot.

Judge’s view

  • Judges only see entries assigned to them
  • Easy to use, no training required
  • Each entry is all on one clear page, no clicking back-and-forth
  • Options to share scores and comments
  • Easy to track judging status
  • Tablet enabled judging is great for in-person judging panels
  • Slideshow view for group judging of visual material

    Your view

    • Powerful configuration of judging process and panels
    • Built-in acceptance of confidentiality agreement for judges
    • Scoring audit matrix provides visibility and confidence in score breakdown
    • Real-time leaderboard with scores + comments
    • Visibility of judging progress
    • Easy communication with judges
    • Manage shortlist, through finalists to award of results

    See ”judging suite” feature list for more detail

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