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The 25th Annual Webby Awards Call for Entries is now open. The Early Entry Deadline is October 30, 2020. Below is a list of the 2020/2021 CATEGORIES & DEFINITIONS for all eight category types.

The Webby Awards accepts eight types of entries: Websites and Mobile Sites, honors to celebrate the best Websites designed for any screen including desktop and mobile, including features like Aesthetic Design and User Experience to, Humor and News sites; Advertising, Media & PR, honors for the breadth of the digital advertising, including innovative PR, Branded Content, Media and Integrated work; Video that premiered Online, from Documentaries, Series & Channels, Performance and Craft, Branded Entertainment and more;  Social, across all platforms, from the best Sports, Music and Experimental & Innovation to News & Information, The Webbys honors the scope of the social media including Overall Social Presence, Content Series & Campaigns, Video and more; and Podcasts, recognizing outstanding work in podcast Individual Episodes, Series and Limited Series, across Business, Crime & Justice, Diversity & Inclusion, Best Host, and Best Writing and more; Games, honors for outstanding work in games across mobile, social, and browser platforms, from Strategy and Puzzles and Trivia, to User Experience, Best Music/Sound Design, Best Game Design, and more.

New honors this year for outstanding Software Services & Platforms; Virtual & Remote, honors for exceptional work in creating and executing virtual or remote experiences including conferences, concerts, events, and work in Virtual Reality and 360-Video; Apps and Software, the Webbys honors the range of applications, experiences   across handheld, tablet, and OTT. This year the Webbys will honor the inaugural suite of Software Services & Platform categories, from Customer Management to Productivity & Collaboration to Creative Production and more.

Descriptions for each category are listed below the category lists and can be accessed by clicking the category link. If you don’t find what you’re looking for here, or have any questions at all please email Webby Awards Producer Denise Gilley at denise@webbyawards.com 

# In order to support a vibrant Internet community, categories denoted by # can be entered for $150. Student categories can be entered for $45.

New Categories are highlighted in green.


New categories highlighted in green.

# Denotes $150 categories.


The Webby Awards recognizes outstanding Websitesdesigned for any screen including desktop and mobile, in a variety of categories. Sites entered into multiple categories will be reviewed separately for each category entered. Websites entered into more than one category may win multiple awards.

The Webby Awards recognizes outstanding Video in a multitude of categories within four category types including; Features, General Video, Performance & Craft, Video Series & Channels and Branded Entertainment.  An entry may be entered into multiple categories if appropriate. Entries in multiple categories will be reviewed separately for each category entered and may win multiple awards.

The Webby Awards recognizes outstanding Apps and Software in a multitude of categories within three category types; Mobile & OTT Apps Features, Mobile & OTT Apps  General,  and Software Services & Platforms. An entry may be entered into multiple categories if appropriate. Entries in multiple categories will be reviewed separately for each category entered and may win multiple awards.


The Webby Awards recognizes outstanding Podcasts in a variety of unique categories within four category types; Features, General Series and new this year Individual Episodes, Mini-Series & Specials. An entry may be entered into multiple categories if appropriate. Entries in multiple categories will be reviewed separately for each category entered and may win multiple awards.

The Webby Awards recognizes outstanding Social in a variety of category types including Features, General Social, Social Content Series & Campaigns and Social Video. An entry may be entered into multiple categories if appropriate. Entries in multiple categories will be reviewed separately for each category entered and may win multiple awards.

The Webby Awards recognizes outstanding Games in a multitude of categories within two category types; Features and General Games. An entry may be entered into multiple categories if appropriate. Entries in multiple categories will be reviewed separately for each category entered and may win multiple awards.

The Webby Awards recognizes outstanding Virtual & Remote work for exceptional work in creating and executing virtual or remote experiences including conferences, concerts, events, and work in Virtual Reality and 360-video. An entry may be entered into multiple categories if appropriate. Entries in multiple categories will be reviewed separately for each category entered and may win multiple awards.

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