The following weightings for importance are applied when judging Club entries for the District Bulletin Award.

 Content-A Weighting of 50%. Qualifying content includes:  

  •  Director's reports
  • Reports/features/information about international, national, District and local projects;
  • Reports/information/discussion on constitutional and other Club governance matters;
  • Reports/features/information about Interact, Rotaract and Inner Wheel;‚Äč
  • Rotary Information for member education;
  • Editorial, opinion pieces and originality;
  • Humour suitable for public consumption; and
  • Information for partners

 Presentation-A Weighting of 30% This includes the quality of the bulletin design, photographs, colour, layout and the use of grammar and English.

 Administrative Content-A weighting of 20% This includes duty rosters, attendance reports, future events, notices and where available suitable sponsorship.