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Terms and Conditions for participation

  1. The Public Service ICT Awards are open to any organisation and individuals as per relevant categories

  2. Organisations throughout South Africa may enter any category relevant to them.

  3. All applications need to be supported by relevant documentation.

  4. Past finalists in the Youth, SMME & Woman in ICT category are excluded from entering these categories for a period of 2 years  

  5. The Judges reserve the right to cancel any category due to insufficient entries, or for any other reason, and the decision of the judging panel is final.  All results will be audited by an external accredited auditing firm approved by SITA. The decision of the judges will be final and binding and no correspondence in this regard will be entered into.

  6. Entrants will be published on the GovTech and SITA website and in industry specific publications with the exception of confidential information, the information received by the organisers may be submitted in its entirety to the publisher of any industry specific publication, both digital and printed, for inclusion in the publication and entrants should be mindful of submitting information that might be sensitive or confidential as it will be in the public domain.

  7. Entrants are reminded that the information they submit will be accepted VERBATIM by the publishers and therefore should be checked and approved by all parties prior to submission.

  8. Entrants should be aware that their information will undergo an editing process, necessary to ensure that both entrants and category winners can be accommodated in published material and presentation applications

  9. All submissions must be delivered in hardcopy with 1 electronic copies included (either on CD, DVD or memory stick) or emailed to lorraine@swmcommunications.co.za. All written copy must be provided in MS Word.  All photographs must be labelled and titled

  10. Entries must be submitted on or before the final day for submissions –  10 October 2017

  11. Winners will be announced at the Public Service ICT Awards gala dinner on Sunday 29 October 2017 at the Durban International Convention Centre

  12. SITA reserves the right to cancel or postpone the Public Service ICT Awards gala dinner or change the venue for any unavoidable reason.  All changes will be communicated effectively.

  13. There are NO FEES payable for entry. 

  14. An organisation may enter more than one entry per category if each submission is for a different individual or project.