General Criteria

  • The quality of your entry‚Äôs content is critical to the judging process.
  • Keep information brief and straight to the point. Minimum 600 words up to 1 200 words max.
  • Do not use information printed on media, rather use your own original motivation.
  • Motivation without supporting documentation will not be considered.
  • All entrants will be reviewed on these general criteria, as well as:

Other Criteria

Once the shortlisting process has been concluded, the following criteria will apply:

  • Site visits will be conducted to verify the information submitted for the top five shortlisted candidates.
  • If you are not contacted by the Adjudication for a site visit, consider your nomination as unsuccessful.
  • Top ten nominees per category will communicated through various media platforms and on the GPL website.
  • Take extra care when packaging your submission, use a file suitable for the size of the information you are submitting. The adjudication panel will not be held liable for misplaced information, as a result of unsuitable packaging.
  • Entries found to be based on false information will be disqualified at any level of the processes when discovered including after awarding.
  • Individuals that have won any Vita Basadi Award in past three years are not eligible for consideration as this is not a competition.
  • Nominees may not enter for more than two categories.
  • The number of nominations entries made has no bearing on a successful outcome.
  • Failure to comply with entry requirements will result in automatic disqualification.
  • Entries should ONLY be submitted via the following designated channels, which are: online nominations to be sent to: Vitabasadi@gpl.gov.za.
  • Enquiries should be forwarded to: ZMtsweni@gpl.gov.za and SMfusi@gpl.gov.za; this is strictly for enquiries only.
  • Entries received after the closing date at 23:59:59 will not be considered.