Entries open on 8 November 2016.
All entries must be received by midnight on Friday 13 January 2017.
A full list of categories is available on our enter page, viewable by clicking ‘enter’ at the top of this page.
You can enter a maximum of four different categories.
To be eligible, your business must be based within the current Lancashire county boundaries. For clarity, this means you must pay business rates in one of the following district or unitary boroughs:
The following rules apply –
Entry is through our dedicated the online entry forms only available on the website until 13 January 2017.
We suggest that you save your entry in to a document and then paste your answers in to the entry form when you are ready to enter.
Yes. You will be unable to exceed the word count limit when you enter your submission in to our online entry forms.
Throughout the entry form you will see an ‘info’ icon next to certain questions. Here we’ve included further information to support you in completing your entry so make sure you hover over the icon to view this.
Should you have further questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org
You will receive an email confirmation so you can be sure we have received your entry form. Provisionally mark out February 8 and 9 on your calendar as this is when the judging will take place should you be named a finalist.
No. The Red Rose Awards are free to enter.
All written entries will be scrutinised by our judges on the pre-score day held week commencing 26 January 2017.
Interviews will take place on 8 and 9 February 2017 – this dates cannot be changed so add them to your diary now!
All finalists will be notified on Monday 30 January 2017 by email.
Finalists will be invited to meet a judging panel for interview on February 8 or 9. These dates cannot be changed.
The Red Rose Awards are judged by panels made up of independent business experts and sponsors.
You will be asked to introduce yourself to the judges and make a ten minute presentation. There will then be ten minutes for questions and answers.