A submission manager built for growth

Collect, grow, manage and review creative submissions with the UK’s leading contest management tool.

Unlimited testing. No credit card required.

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Save everyone time

A simple and cost-effective system to make everyone’s life easier.


Save days of time on administration from the moment you draft your call, to announcing your final selection.

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Using Zealous took away 80% of my workload

Sue Ecclestone (Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize)


Maximise simple submissions with clear applicant journeys, keeping track of progress in real-time.

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I've done many online applications and yours has been the best experience

Nicola Schauerman (Artist)


Simplify the process of gathering input from judges, and keep track of their progress at each step.

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Zealous is the best, most intuitive competition scoring platform I've used. Couldn't have been easier

Andrew Miller (Cultural Consultant, Broadcaster & Disability Champion)

Grow the impact of your...

  • Save time. Automate your entire process with one submission manager.
  • Access entries from any device; laptop, tablet, phone.
  • Get real-time insights on your progress with cutting edge submission tracking software.
  • Fully secure and GDPR compliant.
  • Allow your team remote access to entries online.

We received our highest number of submissions, an increase of 22%!

Laura Evans

Manage online applications with ease

  • Get more entries with a simple submissions process for candidates
  • Customise applications in the format you want with images, videos, text, documents, 3D models
  • Directly collect fees, manage payments and raise invoices alongside taking submissions.
  • Reduce communications overheads with automated emails to candidates at every step of the process.
  • Allow candidates to save drafts and submit only when ready.
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Judges found scoring via Zealous very straightforward with no explaining or support required.

Akua Obeng-Frimpong
Arts Development Officer (Cambridge City Council)

Effortless judging

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  • Allow judges to process submissions in their own time securely from any location, on any device.
  • Delight judges with a visually striking interface that’s quick and easy to understand.
  • Step-by-step automated emails to judges with easy to follow instructions.
  • Be more inclusive and reduce bias with anonymous judging.
  • Filter down candidates multiple evaluation rounds and criteria scoring.
  • Cut back on your carbon footprint. Download PDF’s for offline judging (only if you must).
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A great deal compared to other brands.

Alejandra Garcia
(Urban Glass)

Fair & transparent pricing

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unlimited judges
unlimited programmes

Submissions Total amount of submissions you will take this year. Running many programmes? Add submissions up
Entry Fee (enter 0 if free) Taking multiple fees? Enter an average
Duration (months) From submissions open to results confirmed
Package Want more than 1 round, scoring criteria and an account manager? Pro is for you

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unlimited judges
unlimited programmes

Wow, that’s a lot of submissions!
We’ll need to give you a bespoke quote.

Since you're managing a lot of submissions, we want to give you a bespoke price to fit your needs
  • A flexible pricing model that aligns with your success, we grow as you grow.
  • Annual and monthly packages based on the complexity of your programme.
  • No limits on judges and no limits on how many programmes you run during the year.
  • No hidden charges for setting up, on-boarding… What you see is what you get, inclusive of taxes (e.g. inc. VAT).
  • No lock-ins. Download your data and cancel your subscription once your programme is over.
  • Risk-free contest software. Get your first submissions absolutely free.

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