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Signature Awards

PSCA's annual Signature Awards is a competition designed to honor excellence in plan communication and investment education. By sponsoring the Signature Awards competition, PSCA encourages the sharing of communication ideas and rewards excellence in defined contribution plan communication and investment education. The competition also provides plan sponsors with outside, objective recognition of the efforts of their company and their staff.

2020 Signature Awards

The 2020 Signature Awards will open for submission January 2, 2020. 

NEW THIS YEAR: Membership in PSCA by plan sponsor companies is not necessary to enter the competition. Service providers submitting on behalf of a plan sponsor client MUST be a PSCA member.  For information on membership contact PSCA at (312) 419-1863 or

Click here to download the category descriptions for the 2020 competition.

Please remember that all categories except for the two provider-only categories require a plan sponsor's campaign.

Click here to download a Word version of the application form and preview the information you will need to provide. You can copy and paste from the form when entering information into the online submission platform. 

Click here to go to the submission website.

Winners will be annouced at PSCA's 2020 National Conference in New Orleans on May 14.

2019 Signature Awards

The 2019 Signature Awards winners were announced and the 2019 National Conference in Tampa, FL on May 1, 2019. A copy of the press release is available to download. A Best in Show winner was selected by conference attendees. A copy of the Best in Show press release is available to download.

Click here to download an article from the Summer 2019 Defined Contribution Insights magazine describing all of the winning campaigns. 

Signature Awards Magazines and Brochures

Features descriptions and samples of winning programs