How To Guide – Entries

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Step by step

Use this section to see the step by step guide of how to enter

Frequently Asked Questions

Use this section to find answers to some of the questions you may have on how to use the site. If you can’t find your answer here, please contact Jessica Harris on 01293 610 354 or email Jessica.Harris@wrbm.com.

Category Questions

Use this section to see what questions you will be asked and what uploads you will need for each category.

 

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Selecting your categories

To begin the entry process, you can select which categories you would like to enter from the ‘Categories’ page. To access this page click here. This page shows a list of all the categories that are available to enter. Each one has a description and you can view the category criteria by clicking the small arrow shown below next to each category, then ‘View criteria’.

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To enter 1 nomination or 1 category

Click the tick box next to the the category you wish to enter and press ‘PROCESS>>’.

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To enter multiple nominations or categories

Tick the small box next to each category you would like to enter. If you would like to put more than 1 nomination into a particular category*, click the small arrow just left of the tick box and edit the quantity box highlighted below. A box will appear on the right-hand side showing how many nominations you have. Click ‘PROCESS>>’ to proceed with this selection.

*Please note, you cannot enter the same Butcher’s Shop into a regional category and the Farm Shop category. If you have any questions with regards to this, please contact Jessica Harris on 01293 610 354 or by email Jessica.Harris@wrbm.com.

 

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Creating an account/Logging in

Once you have selected your nomination(s) you will be asked to create an account or log in*.

*If you have used this site before your log in details will stay the same. If you have forgotten your password, please click the ‘Forgot password’ link highlighted below, to reset it. If you are still having problems accessing your account, please call Jessica Harris on 01293 610 354 or email Jessica.Harris@wrbm.com.

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New account verification

If you have created a new account you will be sent an email to verify your email address. You do not need to do this straight away, however you will not be able to complete your transaction(s) until the link has been clicked. The below message will display at the top of your account until it is verified*.

*If you need to resend the verification link please refer to the frequently asked questions section here.

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Step 1 – Basket

Please note this section does not feature all of the questions you will be asked for each category. To see this information please refer to our Category Questions section.

After creating your account you will be taken straight to your basket as shown below. This is where all your nominations will sit waiting to be completed. You will need to answer all the required questions and provide all the compulsory uploads*.

*Please note that the questions & uploads marked with an asterisk(*) are compulsory.

You will not be able to continue to the next part of the entry process until all of the nomination forms in your basket have been fully completed. If there are some which you do not have the information to complete yet, you can click ‘Save for later’ as shown below. This will move the nomination into your ‘Saved items’ meaning you can continue with the rest and come back to complete it at a later date. For more details on saved items please refer to our frequently asked questions section here.

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Once all of the required fields on each form have been completed for all nominations in your basket, scroll to the bottom of the page. Tick to confirm you have read and accepted the Terms and Conditions. Click ‘CONTINUE>>’.

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Step 2 – Personal details

Once you have completed the Award Nominations form, you will be asked to provide your personal details. When all of the required fields have been completed click ‘NEXT’ at the bottom of the page.

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Step 3 – Billing Details

Please note that you can only pay by card to enter these awards. If you would like to discuss this with a member of the team, please contact Jessica Harris on 01293 610 354 or email Jessica.Harris@wrbm.com.

You will now be asked for your billing details. These will be the details that are displayed on your card payment receipt. You can chose to use the same details used on the personal details form, which will automatically be filled in by the system.

Alternatively you can change the contact name for the receipt by selecting ‘Other’ from the ‘Billing Contact’ drop down box. This will keep the same address and contact details.

If you need to input different details for the receipt, select the tab ‘I will use new billing details’.

Once all the details are complete click ‘Next’ at the bottom of the page.

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Step 4 – Summary

You will now be on your summary page, the final step is to complete your transaction. If you have a discount code you can input this in the ‘Voucher’ box and click ‘Apply’. Once you are happy with all of the details on this page click ‘COMPLETE>>’. You will then be asked to make your card payment for your nominations*.

*Please note, that you can only pay by card to enter these awards. If you would like to discuss this with a member of the team or have any problems processing your payment, please contact Jessica Harris on 01293 610 354 or email Jessica.Harris@wrbm.com.

Once payment has been made you will see the below page and your entries will be put forward into the Awards. You will receive a receipt of payment by email.

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you cannot find the answer to your question here, please contact Jessica Harris on 01293 610 354 or email Jessica.Harris@wrbm.com.

Dashboard Controls

Account

Nominations

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Dashboard Controls

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The below screen grab is your dashboard. This area has various sections which are explained below.

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What is my ‘Basket’

Your basket is where all your award nominations sit when they have just been added to your account and/or have not been completed. Any amends you make to the information on the form here will not be saved if you leave the site without moving to the personal details form or do not place the nomination into your ‘Saved items’.

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What are my ‘Saved items’?

You can move nominations into your ‘Saved items’ to save any progress you may have made on answering the questions. From here you can continue to answer the questions and edit the information on the nomination form. Please make sure you click the ‘Save’ button at the bottom to save your changes before leaving the form. To complete and submit your ‘Saved items’ for judging you must click ‘Move to basket’ and follow these steps*.

*Please note you cannot complete any nominations from this section. Any nominations left here will not be complete and will not be judged.

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What are my ‘Complete’ items?

Once you have processed your nominations and submitted them for judging, they can all be viewed here. Should you wish to make any changes you can also action this here. For more details on how to amend a completed nomination, please click here.

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What are my ‘Incomplete’ items?

An incomplete item will appear when you have completed your ‘Awards Nomination’ form but have not completed the full transaction process*. Click ‘Complete’ to continue with the ‘Personal details’ form and follow these steps to complete the transaction. Alternatively you can press delete to remove it from your account if it is no longer required. Please read our section here on deleting incomplete items before doing this, as it includes important information about transactions.

*Please note, any nominations in this stage are not complete and will not be judged.

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What are my ‘Nominations’?

On this page you can see an overview of all the nominations in your account in all stages and which categories they are in.

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I have verified my account and now I can’t see my nominations, where do I go from here?

If you have created a new account and clicked on the verify link you will be taken to your ‘DASHBOARD’. To see the nominations that are currently sitting in your basket click ‘Basket’.

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I want to delete a nomination from my saved items, as I no longer need it, how do I do this?

Go to your saved items on your dashboard. There is a small yellow delete button to the side of each nomination. Click this and then ‘Yes’.

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I want to delete a transaction/nomination from my incomplete section, as I no longer need it, how do I do this?

Go to your incomplete section on your dashboard. Please note, there may be more than one nomination included within a transaction and you cannot see which categories they are in from this view. Therefore before proceeding, we advise you to click on the transaction ID and view this information first. If you do not do this and delete the transaction you will loose all of the information inputted into the nomination form, including all the questions answered and files uploaded. 

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If you would only like to delete one nomination from a particular transaction then you can do so by clicking the yellow delete button, then ‘Yes’.

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This will then be removed and you can complete the transaction by clicking the green ‘Complete’ button below and follow these steps.

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If you would like to delete the whole transaction including all nominations, return to the incomplete section and press the yellow delete button next to the right transaction, and then ‘Yes’.

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I already have an account and have started my nominations, how do I log back into the site?

To log in and continue a nomination you have already started, from the categories page here, click ‘Login’ at the top of the page. This will take you straight through to the log in screen.

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My verification link is no longer working/I can’t find my verification link.

If you have not verified your account you will not be able to complete your nominations until this has happened. If you have misplaced your verification link or it is no longer working you can resend it from the basket area. In the red banner at the top of your basket, click the green ‘Re-send confirmation email’ button. Please make sure you check your spam/junk folders as the email may be sent there.

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I have forgotten my password

If you have forgotten your password and cannot access your account, there is a link underneath the log in box which says ‘Forgot password’. Input your email address to receive a password reset link via email. Please make sure you check your spam/junk folders as the email may be sent there.

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I need to change the name/email/password registered to the account, how do I do this?

You can do this on the ‘ACCOUNT’ section of the site. Simply click the ‘Edit’ button, make your changes and click ‘Save’.

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Where can I find the Terms of Entry?

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I want to delete a nomination from my basket as I no longer wish to enter it or have entered it by mistake, how do I do this?

To delete a nomination from your basket there is a small ‘Delete’ button at the top of each one. Click this on the one you wish to delete and then ‘Yes’ to confirm.

 

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I want to add more nominations how do I do this?

In your account go to the basket section of the site. At the top of this page under ‘Add to basket’ is where you will be able to action this request.

Click on the drop down and select the category you would like to enter. You can also change the quantity if you would like more than one into the category. Click ‘ ADD SELECTED’.

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I have a nomination in my ‘Saved items’ which I am now ready to complete, how do I do this?

To access your saved items from your dashboard click ‘Saved items’. You can complete your nomination form here or in your basket. To complete the transaction click ‘Move to basket’. This will place the nomination back in the basket. Please follow the same steps here to complete the transaction.

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I have completed my nomination but I want to change some information, how do I do this?

*Please note once the entry deadline has passed and the site is closed you will no longer be able to make any amendments. If you do need to change something please contact the event team on mtj.events@wrbm.com.

You can amend any of the information you have inputted into your nomination form even after it has been completed*. To do this, on your dashboard controls, click ‘Complete’. From here you will see all of the complete transactions in your account. Click on the transaction ID and then the tab ‘Items’.

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From here you can edit any of the information on your nomination forms. Make sure you click ‘Save’ at the bottom of the form to register the changes.

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Category Questions

Please note that these questions have associated word limits which have been highlighted in the red boxes on each screen shot. If you need to upload more than one file or photo please combine them together and upload them as a PDF document*.

*If you need any help with this please contact Jessica Harris on 01293 610 354 or email Jessica.Harris@wrbm.com.

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Regional Categories

The following categories have the same questions and uploads;

  • Midlands & East of England Butcher’s Shop of the Year
  • Northern Ireland Butcher’s Shop of the Year
  • North of England Butcher’s Shop of the Year
  • Scottish Butcher’s Shop of the Year
  • South of England Butcher’s Shop of the Year
  • Welsh Butcher’s Shop of the Year

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Farm Shop of the Year

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Online Butchery Business of the Year

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Butcher’s Display of the Year

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Innovation of the Year

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Young Butcher of the Year