The Public Relations Council of Alabama's Medallion Awards competition offers all PRCA members the opportunity to have their work recognized and to receive feedback that can facilitate continuous improvement.

    There are three different tiers with multiple categories, and they are based on the length of time it took for the program, plan or project. There is also a separate student category.

    • Tier 1: Long-Term Strategic Programs (7 months or longer)
    • Tier 2: Short-Term Strategic Plans (0-6 months)
    • Tier 3: Tactical Materials/Projects - Student Tier

    All entries (professionals and students) are submitted through the Medallion Awards website (click the link to access) The website is live!

    Professional Entry Cost & Deadline

    All professional entries are $50 each -- or $45 each if you submit three or more entries at one time -- payable by credit card or check on or before February 19, 2018. All entries submitted after February 19th are $60 each (with no discount for multiple entries) through March 5, 2018. Payment must be received by the deadline, or entries will be disqualified.

    Student Entry Cost & Deadline

    All student entries are $20 each, payable by credit card or check on or before March 5, 2018. This is a flat rate for students. Late payment will result in disqualification. Please note on the checks the name of the entrant(s) and the category number(s). You may pay for multiple entries with one check.

    Judging Score Sheets

    The judging score sheets will help you see how your entry will be evaluated by the judges as they review your entry.

    Scoring Sheets will be added here soon so.


    Have you thoroughly reviewed the Medallion Awards website and still have questions?

    Professionals, please email Medallions Chair Penny Hatcher at with any questions.

    Students can email VP of Students Beth Garfrerick at with their questions.

    Good luck!

    Click the link to see 2017 award winners.