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American Advertising Awards 2018/2019

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The American Advertising Awards, formerly the ADDYs, is the advertising industry's largest and most representative competition, attracting over 40,000 entries every year in local AAF Club (Ad Club) competitions. The mission of the American Advertising Awards competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of 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.


Our Deadline is Friday, 02/02/18, 7pm

We will accept late entries through Monday 2/05/18 at 3pm at Bombshell Productions BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  There will be a $25 late fee for each entry.  Please contact MONICA SODERMAN to arrange to drop off your entries (monica@bombshellpro.com or 954-703-6650 ext. 6). 

Directions to:

Bombshell Productions
111 SW 23 Street Suite K
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315

I-95 to SR 84/Marina Mile
SR 84/Marina Mile East and turn left on Andrews Avenue
Make the first left onto SW 23 Street (this is between Minuteman Press and Watermakers)
Bombshell is located at the end of the dead end street on the right

The AAF American Advertising Awards is a nationwide competition that showcases the most creative and well-executed design and advertising work from across the country. Winning entries are forwarded to compete in the District Four Level (including all Florida and the Caribbean regions). Those District winners then advance to the National competition, where the best of the best compete!

You can find instructions on how to enter your work into the proper categories, preparing your entries for the competition and making payments at: 

Professional Entries:  http://www.aaf.org/_PDF/AAF%20Website%20Content/235_AAA/AAA_Professional_Rules_Categories.pdf

Student Entries:  http://www.aaf.org/_PDF/AAF%20Website%20Content/235_AAA/AAA_Student_Rules_Categories.pdf

Once your entries are submitted online, the physical entries must then be dropped off.  Improperly packaged entries will not be acceptedIMPORTANT:  Digital entries ONLY do NOT require a physical entry beginning this year (all other entries require physical entries).

BECOME A MEMBER AND SAVE!  The price for Non-Members is double what it is for Members. So if you join today you’ll not only save, but you’ll support the Local Club as a member and receive all the benefits that this national organization has to offer.

ADDY Awards Materials will be available at the following locations:
* Please call/email ADDY Project Manager, Monica Soderman, at (954) 703-6650 ext. 6 or monica@bombshellpro.com with any questions regarding pick up locations/packaging details.  Your entries MUST be accompanied by the appropriate poster and plastic sleeve and PACKAGED PROPERLY.  Thanks!

- Bombshell Productions – M-F, 10am-6pm, 111 SW 23rd Street, Suite K, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315

- Design Media Arts College (DMAC) - M-F, 8:30am-5pm at the Front Desk, 5400 Broken Sound Blvd, Ste 100, Boca Raton, FL  33487


$83 for a single entry
$96 for a campaign

$160 for a single entry
$186 for a campaign

$41 for a single entry
$61 for a campaign

Payment by Check

CHECKS SHOULD BE BROUGHT TO THE DROPOFF LOCATION AT THE TIME OF SUBMISSION and made out to:  “Advertising Club of Greater Fort Lauderdale” for the full amount due.  You can also use the payment portal on the website to pay for your submissions.

There will be a late penalty charge of $25 applied to ALL entries received after 7pm on 2/02/18.  We will not accept any entries after 3pm on 2/05/18.