Please use the information below as a guideline for completing your submission

The 2020 Pride of Place Competition will be judged by the IPB Pride of Place judging panel using the existing judging criteria. Below is information on the criteria by which applicants will be judged.

Description, background, community/initiative

The judges will be interested in hearing about your community/initiative, area, and relevant background details. In addition, other useful information for the judges would include detail about the operation and structure of your community/initiative and how it is supported.

Community participation

The judges are keen to learn more about how the community/initiative reaches out to individuals and groups in the wider community, for example, youth, minorities and vulnerable members of the community. Provide some detail on the type of activities your community/initiative undertakes and also some information on its interaction with the local council, local agencies and local business.

Overall impact and impact on Community/Area

The judges are always particularly interested in the impact the work completed by entries has on the local community, the benefits to residents / business and its impact on the built and natural environment.


The judges are aware that this is a very difficult time in the life of all communities as we support each other through the COVID-19 crisis. There have already been many inspiring examples of community resilience across the island. The judges would be very interested to hear how your community demonstrated both innovation and resilience during this difficult time and any other example of innovation you would like to include in your submission.


The judges are interested in hearing about your community/initiative plans for the future and its work, giving examples of financial planning and succession planning to demonstrate sustainability. Please include any other sustainability examples you deem relevant to your submission.

Additional Information

The judges are interested in responses to the following questions as part of your submission:

  • Why did you enter the Pride of Place Competition?
  • What values do you hold as a community/ group?
  • What are you as a community/ group most proud of?
  • What makes your community/initiative a winning entry in your category award?