SND33: Tallying the winners (UNOFFICIAL RESULTS)


After three very long days of judging at Syracuse University (the 23rd time it has been hosted here), general judging of the Best of News Design™ print competition is now complete.

A look at the numbers:

Winning entries: 717
Total entries: 10,236
Percentage of winners: 7.0%
World’s Best: 5
Gold medals: 6
Silver medals: 38
Judges Special Recognitions: 7
Awards of Excellence: 662
Judges: 21, from 7 countries
Countries represented: 39
Winning countries: 29

What follows is an UNOFFICIAL breakdown of the winners from categories 2-19 (The World’s Best-Designed Newspaper™ competition takes place in Syracuse next weekend.) The database of winners will be posted officially on SND.org as soon as possible.

Top 24 winners (unofficial results)

  • Los Angeles Times: 62
  • National Post: 59
  • Times of Oman: 49
  • The New York Times: 42
  • The Plain Dealer (Cleveland): 26
  • The Washington Post: 25
  • Politiken (Denmark): 20
  • The Buffalo News: 20
  • The Boston Globe: 18
  • Dagens Nyheter (Sweden): 18
  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis): 17
  • The National (United Arab Emirates): 15
  • National Geographic: 12
  • San Francisco Chronicle: 12
  • Tampa Bay Times (Formerly St. Petersburg Times): 11
  • Al Bayan (United Arab Emirates): 11
  • Toronto Star (Canada): 10
  • South China Morning Post: 9
  • The Globe and Mail (Canada): 9
  • The Wall Street Journal (New York & Europe): 8
  • Bergens Tidende (Norway): 8
  • InGraphics (Germany): 8
  • The Dallas Morning News: 8
  • Die Zeit (Germany): 8

The 33rd edition has winners from 29 countries, including:

  • United States: 338
  • Canada: 94
  • Oman: 49
  • United Arab Emirates: 35
  • Germany: 30
  • Sweden: 24
  • China: 21
  • Denmark: 20
  • Brazil: 19
  • Mexico: 14
  • Argentina: 10
  • England: 8
  • Norway: 8
  • The Netherlands: 7
  • Spain: 6
  • Colombia: 4
  • Portugal: 4
  • Costa Rica: 3
  • El Salvador: 3
  • Poland: 3
  • Turkey: 3
  • Chile: 2
  • Czech Republic: 1
  • Ecuador: 1
  • Guatemala: 1
  • Italy: 1
  • Japan: 1
  • Scotland: 1
  • Singapore: 1

Other events coming soon on snd.org

DIGITAL DESIGN: Live coverage of the SND Best of Digital Design Competition, hosted by Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., Feb. 24-27.

DATABASE OF WINNERS: The searchable database of print competition winners will be posted for review on www.SND.org as soon as it can be officially confirmed. Winners will then be contacted by the SND office.

SNDCLE: There’s still time to register for our annual workshop (Oct. 11-13, 2012 in Cleveland) at a discount rate. Stay tuned to http://cle.snd.org/ for more announcements coming soon about the speakers and schedule.

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@tol: The results of the World’s Best-Designed competition (category 1) will be shared this week. The Best of Digital Design competition is happening soon. The full searchable database of print design winners is expected to be posted within 10 days to 2 weeks or so, as soon as it’s cleaned up and made official, according to HQ. Check back here or follow @SND on Twitter for alerts.

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