Key Dates

Mar

31st

Nominations Launchced in Spotlight Show 1

May

27th

Community Finalists announced in Spotlight Show 2

Jun

24th

Industry Finalists announced in Spotlight Show 3

Jul

29th

Creative Finalists announced in Spotlight Show 4

Sep

30th

Pro Finalists announced in Spotlight Show 5

Sep

30th

On air talent Finalists announced in Spotlight Show 5

Nov

20th

Winners announced at the Esports Awards 2021 Main Ceremony

FAQs

When do nominations close for each category?

Nominations close for each category a week before the Spotlight Show announcement dates shown on this page.

When does voting close?

The voting for all awards will end on the 7th November 2021, two weeks before the Esports Awards Main Ceremony.

How is the winner of Panel's Choice Award chosen?

The panel evaluate those who have hugely impacted esports as a whole over the past year, considering the criteria for the award, and those who would not fit into other categories. After a full discussion the panel come to a consensus on who they feel best deserves this award for the year.

How does the panel influence the process?

For each category the panel spend extensive time using the public nominations as a basis to form lists of finalists for each category. As the year progresses, numerous discussions take place over each category and each individual will vote towards their winner for the categories. This is then weighted with the public vote to determine the final winner for each category.

What is the judging period?

Finalists are judged on their work in esports from Nov 2020 – Oct 2021.

I am a finalist, how can I support my campaign?

With the Panel:
We encourage all finalists to submit supporting information for the panel to review. This should showcase your work in esports over the last year, detailing why you stand out from your peers. It is essential for all Industry Award finalists to submit supporting information to ensure the panel can make an informed decision when voting. All supporting information should be sent to concierge@esportsawards.com by 13th Sept 2021.

With the Public:
We encourage you to get your following behind you! For the Industry, Creative, Pro & On Air Talent award categories the public vote makes up 25% of the final decision. If you are up for a Community award, the public vote makes 100% of the decision, so public backing is essential to take home the trophy!

Can I attend the Esports Awards?

You can! We would love to see you at the awards ceremony on 20th Nov in Arlington, Texas. To find out more about table sales, purchasing a seat to the awards, or sponsorship opportunities, email Oscar.Arellano@esportsawards.com

FAQs Answered by the Panel