The competition will be a three-stage process.

The First Stage will be open to all Registered Participants that meet the eligibility requirements. The Submission will be electronic to encourage international and provincial participants. Entries will be anonymous. The Jury will select not more than 10 Top Teams that will be eligible for the second stage. The Jury will give each of the shortlisted teams a summary report about their submission (strengths, weaknesses, areas for improvement).

The Second Stage is only for the Teams shortlisted in the First Stage. The Submission Package (containing print and file) must be delivered to the Supreme Court. Teams shortlisted for the Second Stage will each receive $4,000.00 or P 190,000.00 (USD $1 = PhP 47.50), to cover the cost of the submission package.

The Jury will select not more than 5 Top Teams that will be eligible for the Final Stage. The Jury will give each of the shortlisted teams a summary report about their submission (strengths, weaknesses, areas for improvement).

The Final Stage is only for the Teams shortlisted in the Second Stage. The Submission Package (containing print, file; and scale model) must be delivered to the Supreme Court. Afterwards, the Supreme Court will hold an event where the Teams shortlisted in the Second Stage will present before the Jury. The said Teams will each receive $ 8,000.00 or P 380,000.00 (USD $1 = PhP 47.50) to cover the cost of the submission package and their transportation.

The Final Jury will be composed of the Supreme Court en banc (i.e. the 15 justices of the Supreme Court), assisted by the Competition Adviser. The Winning Entries will receive the following prizes:

First Place: $ 80,000.00 or PhP 3,800,000.00 (USD $1 = PhP 47.50)

Second Place: $ 60,000.00 or PhP 2,850,000.00 (USD $1 = PhP 47.50)

Third Place: $ 40,000.00 or PhP 1,900,000.00 (USD $1 = PhP 47.50)

The First, Second, and Third prizes are gross amounts and subject to Philippine Tax.