NOMINATE      !! The DMAs are open for applications !!     APPLICATION FORM

Rules for Applying

By entering the Dying Matters Awards, the Applicant will be deemed to have read and understood these rules and to be bound by them. These rules include any instructions set out with the  Application Process.

  1. The competition is open to all businesses operating within the funeral sector, and within the "AB", "IV" or "DD" postcodes. 
  2. The closing date for entries is Close of Business on Monday 6th May 2019.
  3. Applicants can enter more than one category but no more than three. If you are entering more than one category, separate application forms should be completed for each submission. Remember that each application will be judged on its relevance to each specific category, and the specific questions.
  4. The Organiser reserves the right, at its absolute discretion, to reject any entry that it deems inappropriate.
  5. Entry forms and any supporting documents must arrive on time within date specified. Supporting documents will be retained by the Organiser.
  6. If any area of an application is unclear, judges reserve the right to request additional information.
  7. Any statements made in any applications must be substantiated. For example, where customers or clients have been quoted as part of an application, they may be contacted to substantiate the quotes.
  8. Responsibility cannot be accepted for any lost, late or mislaid entry and any entry which is damaged, defaced, illegible or incomplete, or which otherwise does not comply with these terms and conditions, may be deemed invalid in the sole discretion of the Organiser.
  9. The judges choice of finalists and winners are absolute and no correspondence will be entered into. You can review the judging process HERE.
  10. It’s free to enter the competition.
  11. The team will contact you via the email you provide and/or the contact number you provide within your entry form. The team only contact those who have entered. By completing the form you acknowledge that the team may contact you. Your details will not be disclosed or sold to any Third Parties.
  12. Finalists. Each finalist will receive a certificate and they will be announced on our social media website. Every category will have a different number of finalists this varies from how many people take part to how many businesses are successfully shortlisted.  
  13. If you provide us with photos of your business including staff members you must obtain permission from your staff to enable us to publish the photos on our website. 
  14. All applicants agree to exposure through PR should they be finalists or winners. This includes individual names, company names, images.
  15. The organisers reserve the right to withdraw any award category if no satisfactory applications are received.
  16. Winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner on 17th August 2019.

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