Terms and Conditions

Eligibility Criteria

  • The award is open to all websites registered under the .lk domain.
  • .com or re-directing sites are not eligible for the award.
  • The participating .lk domain is not expired at the time of applying and throughout the evaluating period.
  • The websites that contain any of the following will not be eligible to enter the award:
    • Websites with Illegal, Obscene, Abusive, or Preposterous content.
    • Websites that are of poor quality, in bad taste, or have defamatory content.
    • Websites that have been deemed unsuitable for Competition by the management of LK Domain Registry for any other reason.
  • Multilingual websites will be eligible only if their content is available in Unicode standards.
  • Previous years’ BestWeb.LK Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Overall category winners are not eligible to apply.  However, the winners in the ‘Popular Website’ category can apply for the award.
  • Winners of the TopWeb.LK award within the last 12 months. (e.g., TopWeb.LK winners from February 2023 to January 2024 are not eligible to apply for TopWeb.LK February 2024.)

Applicant and Correspondence Criteria

  • The domain registrant can apply for the award directly. In the instance of domain admin, technical or billing applying, the registrant’s approval is compulsory.
  • In the instance of gov.lk, ac.lk or sch.lk applying for the award, we require a consent letter authorized by the Head of the Department, Institute Head, or School Principal accordingly as an agreement to participate in the competition. This is compulsory and needs to be uploaded when completing the application form [Download Sample Consent Letter].
  • The applicant must follow up on all emails sent and reply promptly.
  • All applicants should be reachable on the contact details provided by them.
  • A website is considered entered the award, after receiving an acknowledgment email from [email protected]

Selection Criteria

  • Applied websites will be subjected to review by the management/team of LK Domain Registry.
  • The entries will be judged and evaluated by LK Domain Registry team as per the Evaluation Criteria.
  • Choosing a winning website will be solely at the discretion of the management of LK Domain Registry and is not negotiable by applicants.
  • The applied websites can be scheduled for an external website scan at any time in the “Competition period” mentioned in the “Time Frame”.


  • In the event of any conflicts during the award, the decision of the management of LK Domain Registry will be considered final.
  • LK Domain Registry reserves the right to distribute certain information about Applicants to third parties, including names and business addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses.
  • We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these terms and conditions, criteria, or operating rules by posting updates and changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes. Your continued access to our website following the posting of any changes to the above constitutes acceptance of those changes.