201-261-0786 jaginfo@jagonline.org P.O. Box 164, Metuchen, NJ 08840

Judging and Submitting

Judging is based on five basic criteria: Content, Creativity, Technical Elements – Audio, Technical Elements – Video, and Overall Reaction.  There are a total of 15 competitive categories.

  1. SUBMISSION OPENS: 
    1. January 1, 2022
  2. SUBMISSION FORMAT: 
    1. MPEG-4 only –
  3. SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 
    1. March 31, 2022: NO EXCEPTIONS
    1. All registration forms must be received by 8pm EDT on March 31, 2022
  4. SUBMISSION FEES:
    1. ALL current JAG members can submit 1 entry for free.
      1. Each additional entry:
        1. $25 member: $50 Non-JAG member
  5. All payments or purchase order must be received by TBA or the entry may be disqualified.  Contact gfairfield@piscatawaynj.org if unable to meet this deadline. 

Pay online with PayPal or Credit Card at the registration site, a municipal purchase order, or by check. If you don’t know if you are a current Jersey Access Group member, please contact Linda Besink at: lbesink@gmail.com

Make checks payable to Jersey Access Group

Mail check or purchase order to:

Jersey Access Group, PO Box 164, Metuchen, NJ 08840

  • SUBMISSION ELIGIBILITY
    • All programs must have been produced & aired (cablecast) between    January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021.
  • Entries may be any length; however judges are only required to watch 15 minutes of each entry.
    • Single Programs
      • You may submit any part of a program or programs: such as the beginning and end, or beginning and middle,
    • Series Programs
      • You may submit three to four segments from a series program, not exceeding 5 minutes for each segment (clearly delineate between each segment with a slate or fade).
    • You must not re-edit the segments for the purpose of this contest; they must appear as they were originally produced and aired (cablecast).