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Online Entry and Judging Software

Don't have an account? Choose an entry category below to begin.

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.

The American Advertising Awards, home of the ADDY® Award, is one of the industry's largest creative competitions, attracting nearly 35,000 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.

Entry pricing:

$195-Member entry

$225-Non-Member entry

Reminder - All award categories that require physical entries are due to:

Chicago Advertising Federation
ATTN: Leslie Laguardia
One Parkview Plaza, 17W110 22nd St. Suite 800
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

EARLY ENTRY DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

LATE ENTRY DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

JUDGING PERIOD: February 23rd - March 3rd, 2019


2018-2019 Rules and Categories - PROFESSIONAL

2018-2019 Rules and Categories - STUDENT