The judging of the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is a three-stage procedure. In the first stage, the preliminary jury announces 25 nominees. From these 25 nominees the preliminary jury selects five finalists. These finalists will present their ideas to an international jury and selected audience during the grand final, taking place in The Netherlands. The jury will select the winner of €500,000. The runner-up will receive €200,000.
- First stage: until 1 June 2017 you can complete your application. The preliminary jury will announce the 25 nominees Mid-July.
- Second stage: the preliminary jury will announce the five finalists Mid-August.
- Third stage: on 14 September 2017 the final presentation to an international jury and selected audience takes place. The winner will receive €500,000.