- Gawad Digmaang Rosas 11 is open to Kapampangan Youth participants who are 15-30 years old before November 6, 2015 (ceiling age as defined by R.A. 8044 or the Youth in Nation-Building Act).
- “Umalpas: Pagtatalaban ng Kaalaman at Karanasan” serves as the theme for the awards night which will be held in January 2016. Entries may or may not bear the theme.
- Participants who are not residents of Pampanga but have Kapampangan roots may join.
- Entries may be written in Kapampangan, Filipino or English. Entries should show Kapampangan sensibilities.