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Aim of the awards
The Galliova Food and health writers’ awards (Galli= Latin for chicken, ova = egg) are awarded to the best food and health writers in the country, whether writing for a magazine or newspaper. The food writer’s award are awarded for recognising excellence in food writing, food styling and the overall promotion of South Africa’s food culture. The health writer’s award are awarded to recognise excellence and balanced reporting on health (nutrition) issues. The Galliova awards are sponsored by the South African Poultry Association (SAPA).
The entry period for the Galliova Awards 2015 is now open
We will accept published work from November 2014 to October 2015. (PDF’s for October issues will be accepted).All entries must be received by 16h00 Wednesday 9th September 2015.Late or incomplete entries cannot be considered.All entries will be acknowledged by e-mail.
The 2015 Galliova awards is open to food and health writers of South African newspapers and magazines only.
Submitting your work:
Downloadable entry form to be completed and submitted with entries
8-12 page entries per person (maximum 12 entries pp) will be accepted
Format of submissions: All entries need to be hard copy prints or originals and marked correctly placed within a flip file only.
5 final copies must be supplied by each entrant, and placed in the correct order in either an A4 or A3 flip folder only according to the publication size.
As the awards are sponsored exclusively by SAPA, entrants will also be asked to supply at least one egg feature within the submission. This feature will need to highlight eggs and not only include eggs as an ingredient in recipes. (if there is more than one entrant from the same publication, one egg feature published between November 2014 and October 2015, will need to be included in each entrants submission, even if it is by another contributor to show that the publication has promoted eggs during this period)
All entries need to be couriered to:6 Swemmer Road, Silvamonte, (Sandringham), Johannesburg, 2192.
*Please note – we would strongly recommend using a courier service as the postal service is not always reliable and unfortunately this may result in a late entry which will not be accepted.
The 26th Galliova Awards will honour food and health writers within the below categories:
Six awards worth a total of R110 000 will be presented this year. This year the new category of Up and Coming Health Writer of the Year has been added.
These include the two main awards:
Galliova Food Writer of the Year (magazines) and
Galliova Food Writer of the Year (newspapers and weekly titles),
Followed by the four affiliated awards:
Health Writer of the Year;
Up and coming Food Writer of the Year;
Up and coming Health Writer of the Year;
The Galliova Egg Champion.
The prizes will include R25 000 each for the two main food writer awards, and R15 000 each for the four affiliated awards.
No runner up prizes will be awarded.
Criteria for Galliova Food Writer of the Year (magazines)
The Galliova Food Writer of the Year award will be eligible for all South African magazine food writers. This person would need to show creativity, understanding of egg recipes and overall passion for food excellence.
Criteria for Galliova Food Writer of the Year (newspapers and weekly titles)
The Galliova Food Writer of the Year award will be eligible for all South African newspaper and weekly food writers. This person would need to show creativity, understanding of egg recipes and overall passion for food excellence.
Criteria for Health Writer of the Year:
The Health Writer of the Year award will be eligible for all health media who have shown overall excellence in health writing, including understanding and passion for eggs as a whole. This is open to magazines and newspapers.
Criteria for Up and Coming Food Writer of the Year:
The Up and Coming Food Writer of the Year award will be eligible for media who have been in the industry for 1 to 5 years maximum. This person would need to show creativity, understanding of egg recipes and overall passion for food excellence.
Criteria for Up and Coming Health Writer of the Year:
The Up and Coming Health Writer of the Year award will be eligible for media who have been in the industry for 1 to 5 years maximum. This person would need to show creativity, understanding of egg recipes and overall passion for food excellence in health writing.
Criteria for Galliova Egg Champion
The Galliova Egg Champion is awarded to the writer that uses the most eggs, uses eggs in the most creative way and uses the most visually appealing egg-related visuals.
There is no entry fee.
Entrants will be judged on set criteria and by a panel of pre-arranged judges. Entrants will be scored out of a total of 100 points.
following will be taken into account:
Creativity and understanding of eggs
Originality, creativity and consistency of articles and recipes.
Relevant and informed use of eggs
Recipes must be factually correct, concise and easy to understand
Writing – clarity, communication, easy and enjoyable reading.
Understanding and addressing target market
Creativity: food styling and photography
Galliova Lunch Ceremony:
All Galliova Award finalists will be invited to an invitation-only prestigious ceremony on 16th October 2015 to be held in Cape Town. Johannesburg finalists will be advised by early October 2015 and will be flown to Cape Town for the day of the event.
The Competition is organised by the SAPA.
In the event of any dispute regarding the Rules, conduct, results and all other matters relating to the Competition, the decision of SAPA shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into
By entering the Competition, you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you is true, current and complete. SAPA reserves the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants.
A maximum of 12 entries are allowed per entrant.
You are allowed to enter for more than one category provided you fit the criteria.
As the awards are sponsored exclusively by SAPA, entrants must provide at least one egg editorial feature as part of their entry submission. This feature will need to highlight eggs and not only include eggs as an ingredient in recipes. If the entrant has not personally written an egg feature, they may include an egg feature written by a colleague, provided it was published in the same publication the entrant writes for between November 2014 and October 2015, to show the publication promoted eggs during this period.
Competition entries must be submitted in the manner and by the closing date and time stipulated on the Notes to entrants. Failure to do so will disqualify the entry. (Please take note of “Submitting your work” section.
Entry form needs to be filled out and signed.
Only final October proofs will be accepted and checked against final print copies for authenticity. If there are inconsistencies between the proof and the print copy the entry will be disqualified.
Proof of courier cannot be accepted as proof of delivery. SAPA and the Galliova Awards organises cannot accept responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation, courier or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of or unauthorised access to entries, or entries lost, damaged or delayed as a result of server functions, technical issues, virus, bugs or other causes outside SAPA control.
Entrants should note that unless stated otherwise, SAPA and the Galliova Awards organises do not accept responsibility for the return of any entries, including those consisting of artistic or other material.
Winners will not be announced prior to the awards event.
The judges reserve the right to move an entry into a different category if they deem it to be more appropriate.
The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Prizes are awarded at SAPA’s discretion and no prizes will be awarded as a result of improper actions by or on behalf of any entrant. Where Entries are being judged on creative or artistic merit or other subjective criteria, SAPA and/or the Competition judges (acting reasonably) reserve the right not to select a winner, and/or to remove or amend selection criteria and/or the structure and operation of the Competition if Entries are not of the requisite standard.
Winners may be requested to take part in promotional activity and SAPA reserves the right to use the names and addresses of winners, their photographs and audio and/or visual recordings of them in any publicity.