All entries in a particular category will be judged by the same panel of peer judges. In each category, unless otherwise specified, there may be one award, more than one award, or no award given. Entries will be judged on their own merit and not in competition with other entries.
All entries will be judged by one or more of the regional NATAS Chapters. Programming entries will be judged for content, creativity, and execution. Crafts Achievement entries will be judged for creativity and execution. All entries will be judged against a standard of excellence and will not compete with each other.