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 15, 2019. All entries submitted after February 15th are $60 each (with no discount for multiple entries) through February 22, 2019. 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 February 15, 2019. 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.


    Download the 2018-2019 Medallion Awards guidelines.


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

    Professionals, please email VP of Awards Wade Berry at [email protected] with any questions.

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

    Good luck!