Submissions now open: Young Audio Awards

The Young Audio Awards are the UK awards for 8 to 18 year olds and schools who love making audio. 

Submissions now open: Young Audio Awards

Are you involved in radio, podcasts or audio projects and are aged between 8 to 18 years old? Why not enter the Young Audio Awards. 

You can enter in several categories, all found below. 

  • BBC Sounds Rising Talent Award
  • Arqiva Award for Technical Excellence
  • Best in Music
  • Best News, Sport and Documentary
  • Best in Comedy or Drama
  • Achievement within the Community
  • School Radio Station of the Year
  • Best use for Education (sponsored by
  • Most Innovative Team (supported by Broadcast Bionics)
  • Best Podcast.

More information about each category can be found here.

How do I enter?

  • Entering is completely free.
  • You must submit a piece of audio relevant to your category. 
  • You must submit a written statement to help the judges understand more about your audio project. 
  • Visit the "How to Enter" page for more advice on submission.

What do I win?

Winner and nominees will receive opportunities to help you learn more about media and kickstart your career. These prices may look like industry mentoring, VIP studio tours and a show on a national radio station. 

For all the latest news and updates, follow the Young Audio Awards on Twitter @YoungAudioAward. 

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