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About Blue Drop Awards

The Blue Drop Awards is an independent, community-nominated, community-voted event created in 2012 that aims to publicly recognize the excellent individuals, companies and projects that have pushed the limits and maximized the capabilities of Drupal, the open source content management system.

Drupal projects and the people behind them are to be nominated by the Drupal community. Finalists will be selected by the Blue Drop Awards Nominating Committee based on Drupal Innovation, Use of Drupal Best Practices, Content, Structure & Navigation, Visual Design, Functionality and Overall Experience.

Voting will be open to the public on from the list of selected finalists.

Important dates:

February 26, 2013 - Launch Blue Drop Awards 2013 website - Open for nominations

March 22nd, 2013 - Nomination closed - Committee selects finalists

April 15th, 2013 - Finalists introduced - Voting starts

May 5th, 2013 - Voting ends - Countdown until DrupalCon Portland

The resulting projects will represent the best-of-the-best in the world of Drupal and will be put on display for the world to see on the Blue Drop Awards Showcase website,

May 22, 2013 - Awards ceremony - DrupalCon Portland

  • Websites, built with Drupal
  • Best B2C Website
  • Best B2B Website
  • Best Government Website
  • Best Health Care Website
  • Best Education Website
  • Best Political Website
  • Best Marketplace/eCommerce Website
  • Best Retail Website
  • Best Social Website
  • Best Media Website
  • Best Entertainment Website
  • Best Sports Website
  • Best Religion and Spirituality Website
  • Best Non-Profit Website
  • Best Fundraising Website
  • Best Advocacy Website
  • Best Association Website
  • Best Personal Website
  • Best Weird Website

Cross Category:

  • Drupal Website of the Year
  • Best Integrated Mobile Experience


  • Drupal Book of the Year
  • Drupal Module of the Year
  • Drupal Theme of the Year
  • Drupal Event of the Year

To find out more about Blue Drop Awards, please visit our FAQ.

To find out more about the nomination process, please visit the Nomination Requirements page.

To Volunteer, please visit our Volunteer page.

To Sponsor, please visit our Sponsor page.