Eligibility and Guidelines

CBC Book Awards! Helps you spread your character-building message as we promote a kinder, safer, more honorable and responsible world. Our award program is inclusive, and our entry process is simple.

Eligibility: All books that have a copyright date of 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, or 2012 and a character-building message that fits into one of our many CBC categories (click here for category list).

Click here for enrollment fee information and important dates.

Guidelines and Entry Information:

All books that have a character-building message can enter. Our brief form during entry will ask you the following:

  • Publisher (or self)
  • Author name
  • Book Title
  • Book Designer
  • Book Editor
  • Mailing address
  • Primary phone number
  • Fax number
  • E-mail address
  • Web site
  • Category (click here for a list)
  • Character-building message (25 words or less)

Click here for an entry form.

After you enroll, you will receive an automatic E-mail acknowledging your enrollment and instructing you what to do next (i.e., send five copies of your book to CBC for judging by multiple judges).

Enrollment is fast and easy. It’s also imperative for authors who want to elevate their standing as writers to the next level—a very impressive level, indeed!

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