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How to Enter

Complete and submit the online entry form by January 17, 2023 (Tuesday by 11:59 pm CT). Applications take time to fill out and complete so don’t wait until the last minute. Thank you!


Results are required for the following categories: 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 24, 26, 27, 28. For all other categories, results are optional.

New This Year! 

  • CU Associations / Leagues or CUSOs may enter all categories.
  • Entrants are able to Copy Application from your shopping cart or on your completed submission view.

Step 1: Read the Following


Learn more about the 36 categories in credit union marketing and enter for the chance to win.

View Categories


In order to be eligible for the Diamond Awards competition, entries must meet eligibility and submission requirements listed here.

Review the Criteria

Step 2: Submit your Entry

The steps below outline exactly how to enter.

  1. Register an Account
  2. Create Your Entry
  3. Upload Digital Files
  4. Submit Entry
  5. Pay Entry Fees


Key Dates

21 DEC 2022
Early-Bird Entry Deadline

17 JAN 2023
Final Entry Deadline
Tuesday by 11:59 pm CT

10 FEB 2023 | on or about
Winners notified via email

28 MAR 2023
Awards announced at Recognition Dinner

View Submission Process

Entry Fees and Payment

Entry fees must be made online through the submission process. All entries must be paid in full by January 17, 2023 (Tuesday by 11:59 pm CT) or your entry(s) will not be included into the judging process.

  • $20 will be added per Complete Campaign (category #4) entry. 
  • All fees are non-refundable.
Submitted by CU Asset Size Fee per Entry
(received by 12-21-22)
Fee per Entry
(received 12-22-22 to 1-17-23)

M&BD Council Member or Credit Union Association or League

Less than $100 million or Association or League $65 $90
$100 - $499 million $100 $125
Greater than $500 million $135 $160

A CUNA Member credit union (but not a M&BD Council Member)

All Asset Levels $150 $175

An Agency submitting on behalf of a CUNA Member credit union

All Asset Levels $150 $175

A Non-CUNA Member credit union

All Asset Levels $350 $350

An Agency submitting on behalf of a Non-CUNA Member credit union

All Asset Levels $350 $350

Complete Campaign (category #4)

Additional $20 added per entry Additional $20 Additional $20

Entry Form Tips

  • On the Entry Form, do use one consistent credit union name spelling for all entries. Avoid differences from entry to entry.
    • Use “XYZ Credit Union” for all entries or use “XYZ CU” for all entries; do not use “XYZ Credit Union” on some and “XYZ CU” on others.
  • On the Entry Form, avoid ALL CAPS.
  • Do use descriptive entry titles. 
    • Use “Wedding Commercial TV Series” instead of “TV Series.”

Sample Entry Form

Assemble all the information you will need before you begin, by using the sample entry form to prepare your submission.