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American Advertising Awards 2018/2019

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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 Fees:  Members = $55 per entry • Non-Member = $75 per entry • Students = $35 per entry

Student Entries Contest Period:  Nov. 1 - Dec. 31, 2018 (or before the end of semester)

Professional Entries Contest Period:  Nov. 15 - Jan. 11, 2019 (Entry period now open longer for your convenience! Don't wait until the last second!)

All entries must be dropped off or shipped to: The Joplin Globe, Attn. Courtney Adams, 117 E. 4th Street, Joplin, MO 64801 by 5 PM - Jan. 14th, 2019, shipped entries must be postmarked by Jan. 11th. To be considered in judging all entries must be received by Jan.14th and include the propper paperwork and must be paid.

The 2018 American Advertising Awards - Joplin will be held at Downstream Casino Resort, Saturday, February 23, 2019. 69300 East Nee Road, Quapaw, OK 74363