PROTOS Awards 2021

PROTOS Extension

Orange County Public Relations Professionals have been working HARDER. BETTER. FASTER. STRONGER … and that’s why you deserve to take the stage this year at the 2021 PROTOS Awards.

Each year, the OCPRSA PROTOS Awards Gala honors Orange County’s top public relations professionals, programs and campaigns. For more than 40 years, the chapter has celebrated exceptional public relations campaigns and tactics, and this year will be no exception.

PROTOS submissions are now welcome in 38 categories, including a new category for our chapter: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. We want to celebrate those working to transform our community with the hope it will encourage positive change for our members and those we represent!

For the full list of categories, click HERE.
For the 2021 PROTOS Awards Call for Entries, click HERE.

Early Bird Deadline: Thursday, June 10 at 5 p.m.
Regular Deadline: Thursday, June 17 at 5 p.m.
New! Extended Deadline: Thursday, June 24 at 5 p.m.

Entry Fees:
• PRSA Members: $150 per entry
• Non-members: $195 per entry
• Students: $115 per entry
• Extended Deadline Fee: Add $10 per entry submitted after June 17 until June 24

Submit PROTOS Entry:
Click HERE to create the cover sheet for your entry.

NOTE: Be sure to carefully follow all directions for publicly sharing your award package via Google Docs. Submissions that are not shared  with properly as one full PDF package may not be considered fully submitted and could risk forfeiture.

Payment Options for PROTOS Entry Fees:
•  PayPal: Credit card payment via PayPal HERE.
PayPal payment receipt MUST accompany entries before uploading to Google Drive.
Check: One check for multiple entries is acceptable. Fees must be paid by the entry deadline. Make checks payable to: OCPRSA and mail to P.O. Box 422, East Irvine, CA 92650.

Looking to Get More Involved with PROTOS?
The PROTOS Committee is looking for committee members and sponsors to support planning for our most attended annual event of the chapter.


“We’ve come too far,
To give up who we are,
So let’s raise the bar,
And our cups to the stars!”
~ Daft Punk, Get Lucky