Frequently asked questions

2022 Winners


If your question is not answered below, we welcome your questions via email at info@thespiders.ie

When do entries open online?

Entries for The 2022 Spider Awards are currently closed.

How do I nominate a website online?

To nominate your website or company, you’ll need to follow the on-screen instructions once nominations are open. If you have any problems with your nomination, contact a member of the Spiders team who will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Is there a time frame within which the website has to have been published?

There is no restriction on the date your website was published. However, in Category – Start Up, the website needs to have been launched within the last 12 months.

Who can enter?

Anyone with a website that has content applicable to the Irish/Northern Irish market can enter the Awards.

Can I withdraw my entry? Will I get a refund?

You may withdraw your entry by emailing chiara@thespiders.ie. However, you will not receive a refund as entries are reviewed at any point following submission.

How can I change my entry?

The following information can be changed on an entry at any time by before the closure date by contacting us at info@thespiders.ie:

  • Contact info
  • URL – The URL can be changed only if it is the same work that has won/shortlisted or if it has not yet been reviewed.
  • Category – A category change will be granted as long as the site has not yet been reviewed by the panel of judges.

How can I be sure you have received my entry?

You will receive a confirmation email acknowledging receipt of your entry. If you do not receive an email confirmation, please email info@thespiders.ie

Can I enter in more than one category?

Yes! Many entrants submit work in multiple categories when applicable.


What does the judging process look like?

You can read the full judging process here

How do I become a Judge?

If you are interested in joining our judging panel for 2021, please email chiara@thespiders.ie who can go through further details.

Staying Informed

How do I stay up to date with the Spider Awards?

The best way to keep up with the Spider Awards is to follow us on Twitter @spiderawards,or check for updates on our website.


How can I sponsor the Spider Awards?

If you’d like to sponsor the Spider Awards please contact our Senior Partnership Manager, Brian Kearns at brian@thespiders.ie.