The rules of the Kenyan Blog Awards are as follows:

  1. Only blogs run by people and brands of Kenyan origin, descent or are based in Kenya can be submitted.
  2. Only blogs in English and Kiswahili can be admitted into the competition.
  3. You may submit your own blog in the submission phase.
  4. Blogs submitted must be accessible to the public.
  5. Blogs run by the awards organizing team, judges and sponsors will not be allowed in the competition.
  6. Blogs that contravene the Kenyan Constitution, contain or link to any form of insulting, racist, sexist, misogynistic or in any other way discriminatory or obscene content will not be permitted.
  7. To participate in the contest a blog need only be submitted once. The number of times a site is submitted to the contest does not influence its chances of advancing to the next round or its chances of winning.
  8. The Blog of the Year nominees will be decided by the judges who will pick the top 5 blogs from the submissions in all the categories.
  9. Any blog which does not suit the category it was submitted in may be removed from the competition or placed in another category without consultation.
  10. Blogs that are a part of entities that engage in other activities, commercial or otherwise and have the url or, will be considered as Corporate Blogs. .
  11. Any submission or vote made outside of the allocated time frames will be discarded.
  12. Previous winners can still participate in the competition.
  13. The judges’ decision is final.
  14. The voting phase begins when the judges name the nominees in each of the contest’s categories.
  15. Voting is allowed only once per category. Nominated bloggers may vote for themselves.
  16. Voting results will decide the winners in all 19 categories.