What are the levels of winning and how many awards are given in the SCA competition?
The number of awards presented each year in the Creative Awards depends on the number of submissions in a given category, scoring range and ties.
According to the SIA bylaws, there can be no more than the following:
In order to ensure impartiality, the awards scores on a curve with minimum standard requirements. Percentage models, or stair-step scoring systems, (100-90, 89-80) are not considered to be reputable evaluation systems by the Summit International Awards.
The 2017 year there were approximately 7% Finalist, 4% bronze, 6% silver, 2% gold, .01 Best of Show/ Judge’s Choice.
The 2018 year there were approximately 1% finalist, 4% bronze, 5% silver, 1% gold, .005 Best of Show/Judge’s Choice.
The 2019 year there were approximately 5% bronze, 5% silver, 1.25% gold, .005 Best of Show.