FAQ 2016-10-12T22:12:43+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

If you don’t see a submission form, it means the submission period has not yet opened or has already closed. Please refer to the timeline to check when the submission window for your contest opens.
Please refer to the timeline on the Rules and Information page.
Yes, as long as you are not related to anyone on the plpit team.
Yes, but please refer to our eligibility requirements to make sure you can still apply.
Winners will be notified after the public voting process. Please refer to the timeline on the Rules and Information page.
Winners will receive their rewards shortly after winners are announced. Please refer to the timeline on the Rules and Information page.
Each winner will need to provide tax information in order to receive their individual prize and ministry donation. Tax information may include, but is not limited to, a United States W9.
Yes, but winners of previous contests may not submit to additional ones.
Of the six finalists chosen, the three who place in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd will receive a monetary prize for themselves and for their respective ministry (form of prize will be announced when winners are selected). The prizes are as follows:

  • (1) First place winner: $1,500 prize and $3,500 ministry donation
  • (1) Second place winner: $1,000 prize and $2,000 ministry donation
  • (1) Third place winner: $500 prize and $1,500 ministry donation

The three finalists who do not place will receive a $200 prize (form of prize will be announced when winners are selected).

No–you are required to submit your information if you would like to be considered for a contest.
Yes, but only in certain circumstances. Please refer to the submission guidelines listed on the Rules and Information page.
Yes, but then you must submit a video or audio recording in order to be considered. Please refer to the submission guidelines listed on the Rules and Information page.
Please refer to the judging portion of Rules and Information page.
Please email us at info@plpit.com. We’ll do our best to respond as soon as possible.
Unfortunately, we are not equipped to accept submissions by mail. If you are having difficulty submitting online, please email us at info@plpit.com.
Video and audio recordings must be a minimum of 15 minutes long, but no longer than 35 minutes long.
Yes–the submission page will allow you to do so.
No, but your sermon will be judged on how well you integrate the use of that research. Please refer to the judging portion of the Rules and Information page.