- Third Coast Festival
- Navy Pier
- 848 East Grand
- Chicago, Illinois
fees and Deadlines
$50 for entries uploaded on or before Wednesday, June 19 at noon PDT.
$30 for student entries uploaded on or before Wednesday, June 19 at noon PDT.
$75 for all entries uploaded Wednesday, June 19 after noon PDT through Wednesday, July 10 at noon PDT.
Entries uploaded after Wednesday, July 10 at noon PDT will not be judged.
To Be Eligible
Entries must range between two and 60 minutes in length, with the exception of Best News Feature submissions, which can not exceed ten minutes.
Entries must have been produced and presented publicly for the first time on the radio, the Internet (including podcasts) or in a public setting (i.e. gallery, museum, classroom) between July 2011 and July 2013.
Entries must be produced in English.
Work featured on this website or on Re:sound is still eligible for entry into the competition.
Each producer must sign the release and license agreement on the entry form, which provides Third Coast with broadcast and Internet rights to present submissions in their entireties between October 2013 and October 2015.
Entries should consist of an individual documentary or feature.
Each documentary in a series is a separate entry.
Each feature within a program that presents multiple pieces is a separate entry.
Each episode from a podcast is a separate entry.
Each entry should consist of one audio file.
Entries should not contain audio other than entry material. Please exclude ledes, intros and outros.
All entries must include
One audio file per entry
Brief producer bio (85 words max)
A text version of the host lede, or a short intro for the entry (200 words max)
Statement of Impact for Radio Impact entries
Payment by PayPal is strongly recommended but checks are
accepted only for entries submitted by the early deadline, June 19 at noon PDT. Checks must be postmarked by the early deadline, June 19.
Make checks payable to: Third Coast International Audio Festival
Mail to: TCIAF / Navy Pier / 848 E. Grand Ave. Suite 400 /
Chicago, IL 60611
Please indicate “TCIAF – your entry number” on your check.
Call for Entries announced: May 15
Early deadline: June 19, noon PDT
Late deadline: July 10, noon PDT
Awards Ceremony: October 20 (Chicago, IL)
Each winner will receive a license forHindenburg Journalist Pro editing software.
Email us or call 312-948-4682.