|The competition has two steps, the first step is upload of your design, after upload you get a preliminary score that is indicative but not definitive. Till this point, everything is free of charge and there are no obligations to move forward. However, if you decide to nominate your work, especially if you have a good preliminary score, then you could pay the nomination fee to have your work nominated for design award consideration. The nomination fee depends on four factors. 1) Your account type. 2) Entry Period. 3) Nomination Type. 4) Preliminary Score. There is a calculator that guides you for each of these steps and it also explains what an account type is, and provides insights regarding nomination types. Click on the button to calculate nomination fees.