New York Festivals Opens Registration for “You…Be the Judge!” contest

Creativity, Festivals & Awards

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards  invites advertising creatives to judge the World’s Best Advertising competition. Registration is now open for the third annual You…Be the Judge! contest. Entrants are invited take a virtual seat at the New York Festivals Executive Jury table and match their skills against the 400 creative directors, executive creative directors, chief creative officers and worldwide chief creative officers who are judging the 2016 World’s Best Advertising competition.

The 2016 You…Be the Judge! contest officially started on Monday, May 9th at 9:30am US Eastern Time and ends on Monday, May 16th at 9:30am US ET.

In the case of a tie, the entrant who was the first to submit their rankings will be declared the winner. NYF organizers will notify the winners by both email and telephone. A list of the top 25 scorers’ first names and last initials will be available online at after 10:00pm ET on the 19th of May, 2016.

Award-winners will receive the following prizes:

  • First Prize: New iPad and four All-Access passes valued at $1400 to the 2016 New York Show in NYC.
  • Second Prize: Two All-Access passes valued at $700 to the 2016 New York Show in NYC.
  • Third Prize: One All-Access pass valued at $350 to the 2016 New York Show in NYC.

There is no fee to enter the 2016 “You…Be the Judge!” contest,  and, to enter, register at Those entering the contest will afterwards receive a confirmation email with a link to his/ hers personalized judging page. More information is available here  and complete rules and regulations can be checked here.

The 2016 New York Show events will be on May 19th and feature four creative panel sessions, a cocktail reception, the awards ceremony, and an after-party. New York Festivals will welcome award winners, jury members and guests from around the globe to this day long series of events honoring the World’s Best Advertising.