Answers to the most commonly asked questions about ‘The Blockies’

Entries FAQ

How do I enter the Blockies?

Submissions are open now. You must complete the entry form HERE including paying a fee and press ‘submit’.

Do I need to be a member of Blockchain Australia to participate?

No. A standard AUD$110 inc GST application fee applies.

Is there an age limit for entry?

Entrants must be over 18. 

When do entries close?

Due to the impact of Covid restrictions entries deadlines have been extended and close 30th October 2021 by 23:59 AEST.

How many entries or categories can I enter?

There is no limit to the number of entries you can submit or categories entered, but each entry must be substantially different. Identical or very similar ideas from the same entrant will be disqualified. An entry fee of AUD $110 inc GST applies per submission. 

My company is not in Australia, can I still enter?

Yes, but only in the International category. Application criteria can be found on the Categories page.

How much does it cost to enter?

AUD$110 inc GST per submission.

In what currency is entry fee listed and must be paid in?

The entry fee is shown in Australian dollars (AUD)

If I’m submitting a past project, what's the completion timeframe?

It is advisable that your project is relevant to the current ecosystem. We suggest that your project was completed within the last 24 months.

Can my entry be disqualified in any way?

Yes, if your submission incomplete, inacurrate, non-conforming or if the entry fee has not been paid. Acceptance of entries is subject to the discretion of Blockchain Australia. 

Can I change my entry once submitted?

No, your entry is deemed complete once submitted.

How do I delete my entry?

You need to email [email protected] to delete your entry.

Judging FAQ

How are winners determined?

Each category has different requirements. You can find information about categories on the categories page. Finalists are determined by a panel of judges based on merit and fulfillment of the category requirements. The judges’ decisions are final. 

Are nominations limited to Blockchain Australia Members?

No. Nominations are welcome from any individual or business in the blockchain industry.

When are finalists announced?

Finalists will be announced early October 2021. Names will be published on The Blockies website

When are winners announced?

Winners will be announced at The Blockies Awards Gala Night. 

Do I need to be present at the Awards Gala Night to win?

No, however you are encouraged to attend the awards ceremony.

Gala Night FAQ

Is my Blockies Awards Gala Night ticket refundable?

Ticket refunds are available up until 14 days prior to the event. Tickets are transferrable. In the event of postponement, tickets will carry over to the revised date.

What’s included in my Blockies Awards Gala Night Ticket?

Entry to The Blockies awards ceremony, canapés and beverages. Plus, complimentary entry to the official Blockies afterparty.

General FAQ

Can I sponsor The Blockies?

Yes. For further information & the sponsorship deck, please email [email protected]

What do I get if I win a Blockie?

You get many advantages when you win a category, most importantly winners will be featured on our website www.blockchainaustralia.org. Winners will be communicated to our members and subscribers in our newsletter. You will receive a trophy as well as a digital winners banner to promote your win. 

Help FAQ

Who do I contact with questions?
What are the Terms and Conditions for submission?

You can find the T&Cs HERE.

I made an mistake with my submission. Who do I contact?
Some information has changed since I submitted my entry. What should I do?

Do NOT submit another (changed) entry. Email [email protected]

I’ve filled in the only entry form and clicked submit but I’m not sure if it’s worked. What should I do?

You will receive an email confirming your submission. If you don’t receive it, firstly check your spam box. If you’re still in doubt about whether the process has worked, email [email protected] with your details, including your phone number, and we’ll let you know.

Gala Awards Night

Ticket Information

The industry night of nights. Don’t miss your opportunity to grab a ticket for the industry extravaganza that is The Blockies. Numbers strictly limited.


Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Dress code: Cocktail
Complimentary afterparty access