Young Creative Awards 2022 - Open for Entries

The 2022 Nottingham Young Creative Awards is now OPEN!

Nottingham's Young Creative Awards - now in its 14th year! - is officially OPEN for entries!

Open to 11-24 year-olds living, working or studying in Nottingham, the Young Creative Awards champions creativity, celebrating achievements across 11 categories:

Animation & Digital Media
Creative Writing
Design & Architecture
Fashion & Textiles
Graphic Design
Visual Arts

To read the general YCA criteria, follow this link.

To submit your entry you will need to register at the following link. It's very straightforward to do so:

Young Creative Awards 2022 - ENTER HERE

Winners will be awarded cash prizes and promotion, as well as mentoring, work placements and professional development opportunities. Crucially, the Young Creative Awards provides recognition, encouragement and support for young people in Nottingham.

This year the Young Creative Awards is being led in partnership with Creative Quarter Nottingham, The Hustle Collective and Offshoots East Midlands CIC.

To stream the Young Creative Awards 2021 Notts TV special, follow this link.

The Young Creative Awards is sponsored by Serif, the Nottingham-based creators of the award-winning Affinity creative software.

You have until the deadline on 25 April 2022 to submit your entry. Shortlisted finalists will be announced in early June. Winners will be announced a few weeks later.