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Welcome to the 2018 PRSA-NCC Thoth Awards Entry Program


First Step:
Create an Account

First-time users should use the hyperlink on the right to set up your OpenWater account. If you are a PRSA member, please note that the login credentials for this Awards portal is different from the login credentials for both the national PRSA website and the PRSA National Capital Chapter website.  If you can't remember your OpenWater password, you have the option to reset it by selecting "lost password"



To Get Started

1. Create a new account here and complete the user profile if you do not already have an account.
2. Login with your email address and a password.

3. If you have not already done so, please download and review the Call for Entries.
4. Start your entry.


You may save your work and return to this site as often as needed as long as you complete and submit all parts of the entry submission by July 24 (by June 30 for early bird discount fees). You can edit your submission at any time as long as it is not in your shopping "cart". If you have already placed your application in the cart, simply click "remove" and then you can click on "edit" to access your submission. You do not have to finish one submission before you start another.

Need Some Guidance? 
Check our recent video,"How to Submit and Win a Thoth Award".

You can download the podcast, "How to Create an Award-Winning Thoth Application and Showcase Your Success."  An expert panel will guide you through the submission process and equip you with insider tips that will make your submission shine.

What Are the Thoth Awards?

Named for the Egyptian god of communication, the Thoth (pronounced “tot”) Awards recognize the most outstanding, strategic public relations programs and components developed and produced in the Greater Washington, D.C. area. Achievements are recognized in 34 categories, including 16 program categories that celebrate the best PR campaigns and 18 component categories that highlight top accomplishments in PR tactics.
The Public Relations Society of America’s National Capital Chapter (PRSA-NCC) sponsors the local annual Thoth competition to recognize and reward outstanding achievement in public relations and to encourage continued excellence in the field.

The Thoth Award and Award of Excellence winners will be announced at the Thoth Award’s Gala that will take place October 18, 2018, in DC. 

All entries must be submitted digitally through our online award management software program. Hard copy entries are no longer accepted.