Junior Design Awards 2021 | All your questions answered

With the launch of this years JDA we have updated all the FAQs on how to enter this year's Junior Design Awards...

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Welcome to the launch of the original and trendsetting Junior Design Awards 2021 

The Junior Design Awards have been running for an impressive TEN YEARS now and we’re so excited to be building on this decade of experience to continue to celebrate the best-of-the-best in a child’s life.


Want to get involved? Well, the Junior Design Awards are NOW OPEN and ready for your brilliant entries.

The Junior Design Awards #JDA21 are a unique opportunity to win a luxury award that is the most esteemed accolade in the family lifestyle award arena, recognised by brands, clients and consumers alike. Winners will be handpicked by the Junior editorial team and a host of highly-respected judges.

You can see a list here of the Junior Design Awards new and improved categories for 2021 and our brand new Editor’s Award to celebrate our 10 year anniversary with a special ‘Decade of Design Award’. Below is some useful information to answer any questions you may have…

All your questions answered about the Junior Design Awards 2021

I’m not sure which category to enter. Can I talk to someone on the Junior Design Awards Team?

YES, OF COURSE! We’re more than happy to discuss which category is right for your product or brand. Email: juniordesignawards@immediate.co.uk You can view the full list of 71 awards HERE

How many categories can I enter in the Junior Design Awards?

You can enter as many categories/awards as you like and you can enter the same product into more than one category. You will benefit from a 10% discount if you enter THREE or more awards and a 20% discount if you enter FIVE or more awards.

How much does it cost to enter the awards?

Single entry fee is £225 (plus VAT). You will benefit from a 10% discount if you enter three or more awards and a 20% discount if you enter five or more awards.

Are there any alternative ways to pay for my entries?

All entries must be paid for online, using our secure online payment form. We accept American Express, Maestro, MasterCard, Switch, Visa, Delta, Connect, Visa Debit or Visa Electron only. Unfortunately we cannot accept cheques. Entries will not be considered until full payment has been made.

When is the closing date for entries?

Friday, 21st May 2021 at 11.59pm.

When do products have to be on-sale by?

All products entered into the Junior Design Awards 2021 must be available to purchase on or before 18th August, 2021.

I’m having problems using the online entry form. Who should I contact?

Please contact the dedicated Awards’ Team by emailing us at juniordesignawards@immediate.co.uk as soon as possible.

Will I know if I’ve been shortlisted?

Yes. We will email you with all the next steps and also request a sample(s) of the product(s) to be sent in for judging. We will give you all information including address, deadline and how to send to us.

Will I need to send samples in? And if so, will I get them back?

We will request samples of any shortlisted products. These will be judged and tested by our panel of experts, external judges and real-life parents. Please Note: We are sorry but we cannot return any products after the awards.

How will the awards be judged?

Entries will initially be shortlisted by the Junior Editorial team. A panel of esteemed experts from within the design, lifestyle and parenting industries will then judge all shortlisted products.

What happens if I win?

If you are shortlisted, or win an award, you will be given exclusive rights to the newest Junior Design Awards logo. All winners will be featured on juniormagazine.co.uk For a full list of benefits, see the ‘Why Enter?’ section on the entry homepage.

When will I find out if I’ve won?


Results will be announced in mid August 2021. The official date will be announced nearer the time.