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Online Entry and Judging Software
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Returning Entrants: click here to access your past submissions or select a category from above to make an additional entry.
To access the Judges Portal, you will need to use the credentials sent to you by AAF National.
Due to ongoing concerns about COVID-19, the American Advertising Awards competition rules, categories and entry procedures for 2021-2022 have been modified to allow for the possibility of remote online judging.
In some categories, entrants are allowed and/or required to upload additional digital examples of an entry. This is intended to provide more appropriate content for the judges, should a virtual judging solution be necessary. For most categories, there has been no change from prior competition years.
Please carefully follow all online submission guidelines provided within the entry system, in order to ensure that your work is properly represented during all three tiers of the American Advertising Awards competition.
Please note that online judging is approved for THIS YEAR ONLY.
The American Advertising Awards, home of the ADDY® Award, is one of the industry's largest creative competitions, attracting nearly 30,000 professional and student entries each year through competitions offered through local AAF clubs. The mission of the American Advertising Awards is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in advertising.
Conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the local Ad Club phase is the first of a three-tier, national competition. Concurrently, all across the country, local entrants vie to win ADDY Awards - recognition as the very best in their markets. At the second tier, local ADDY winners compete against winners from other local clubs in one of 15 district competitions. District ADDY winners are then forwarded to the third tier, the national stage of the American Advertising Awards. Entry in your local Ad Club competition is the first step toward winning a national ADDY.
HOW TO ENTER
The 2022 American Advertising Awards entry period is open through February 4, 2021. Creative submitted must have run between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021.
Submissions entered into the AAF Emerald Coast competition must have been created in Northwest Florida from Fort Walton Beach to Rosemary Beach. If the work was not created in one of these counties, please ensure you enter through the correct club in the AAF Fourth District. Before submitting online, please review the categories and rules of entry here: 2021 D4 Rules and Guidelines
Entry Fees - Save $50 per entry by becoming a member of AAF Emerald Coast. For membership information contact Shantelle Dedicke at firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment and entry are all online. Digital entries don't require anything other than the upload.
Due to ongoing concerns about COVID-19, the American Advertising Awards competition rules, categories and entry procedures for 2020-2022 have been modified to allow for remote online judging. If your entry contains multiple pages upload a pdf or digital example of the complete work, not just a beauty shot. This is intended to provide more appropriate content for the judges. For most categories, there has been no change from prior competition years.
PHYSICAL ENTRIES ARE NOT REQUIRED FOR ANY CATEGORIES