2017 Charlie Awards

List of Winners

Charlie Award Reading Gallery

Award Presentation

Photos of Winners


View the Charlie Award Winners Booklet:


Charlie Awards Gala
August 11, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton in Naples, FL
6:00 pm - Cocktail reception
7:00 pm - Awards presentation and dinner

$130.00 ($150 after July 15)
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Early Submission Deadline: March 26, 2017 April 2, 2017 Extended!
Regular Submission Deadline: April 17, 2017

Showcase your publication’s accomplishments and receive the recognition you deserve by entering this year's contest! The Charlie Awards ceremony will be held on the evening of Aug. 11, 2017 during the Florida Media Conference at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples.

Entries to this year’s contest will be submitted using a new online contest platform. All entries will be submitted at florida.awardsplatform.com. As in previous years, this will require you to save and prepare your entries for submission in a digital format.

For complete Charlie Awards information, including rules, categories, and entry instructions, please visit floridamediacontests.com.

If you have any questions or have trouble logging into the contest website, please contact us at [email protected] or (321) 283-5272.



General Contest Information

Competition is restricted to FMA members in good standing whose 2017 dues are current. Entries must have been published between May 2016 and April 2017. Need to renew your membership?

Entry Fees
Early Entry (submitted on or before Mar. 26, 2017 April 2, 2017)
   $50 per entry
   $55 per entry - Best
   Overall categories entry

Regular Entry (submitted after Mar. 26, 2017)
   $60 per entry
   $65 per entry - Best
   Overall categories entry

NEW! All entering magazines are required to submit a Division Verification Form. This is to ensure all magazines are placed in the correct division for judging purposes.

Award winners will be announced at an banquet on Friday night during the 2017 Florida Media Conference being held Aug. 10-11 at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. More Information

Contest Links
Contest Rules & General Information
Category Descriptions
Online Entry Instructions
Division Verification Form