• Choose the category you wish to enter below using the registration form below
  • If you choose more than one category, please make your selections below and then continue under this registration. If you are returning at a later date to register for another category, please be aware you will need to add/amend under the two registrations you made. 
  • Read the judging criteria provided carefully (this is available upon the first registration step
  • Complete and supply ALL of the required information, criteria and supporting evidence online
  • Please make sure that the name of the nominee and the award category is included on all separate attachments and supporting information
  • The competition is open to all staff working in the nursery sector
  • Entries are treated in the strictest confidence
  • The finalists for each category will be selected in August and will be notified by telephone (and confirmed by email) by Friday 2 September
  • Finalists will be required to send in a video answering 3 questions from the judges to support their entry
  • The Nursery Chef Judging will take place virtually and a video upload will be required. Information will be sent to the finalists on how to upload their recording
  • Entries will not be returned
  • Employees of Nursery Management Today and their families are not entitled to enter
  • Entries will be judged by a panel of eminent and impartial adjudicators appointed by Nursery Management Today
  • The winners will be announced at the National Nursery Awards Gala Night on 20 November 2021
  • Award winners and finalists may state in advertising or other promotional material that they are or have been winners or finalists. The year that the Award was won must be included in the same typeface and size as the statement of the Award

All entries must be received by Friday 16 July 2021

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Key dates
Entries close: 16/07/2021
Finalists announced: 09/08/2021
Awards ceremony: 20/11/2021

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