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Don't have an account? Choose an entry category below to begin. Logged in users may also click these to submit additional entries.

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.

Judging may be hosted virtually. Please check with your local Chapter to verify requirements of physical entries. Requirement of physical entry submissions is at the discretion of the local AAF Chapter.

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.

Entry Deadline - January 12th

We highly recommend you enter your work as soon as possible, so our team can have a chance to review your work and troubleshoot any questions you might have. January 12th is the firm deadline, there will be no extensions.

If you have any questions, please contact director@aafstl.com.



We are requiring ONLY digital entries this year for judging. Judging will be handled virtually.

Entry Fees & Check-listRates are listed below. In an effort to allow for more inclusivity in the 2022 awards, you can help a student in the advertising/creative field receive an entry at no charge. For every five entries, a student will be given a complimentary entry for the following year's competition. 


·   Single Entries - $121.50/Members and $135/Non-Members

·   Campaign Entries - $175.00/Members and $195/Non-Members

·   Student Entries: Single Entries - $27/Members and $30Non-Members

·   Student Campaign Entries - $37/Members and $40Non-Members 


  • Be paid in full, in conjunction with membership status

  • Meet all eligibility and deadline requirements

  • Be entered in the correct category and be correctly identified.

  • Conform to defined submission requirements

  • Conform to all copyright laws

  • Include a complete signed manifest form - This will be submitted via email to director@adclubstlouis.org.

Any entrant who is not a member and wishes to receive the member pricing by joining must pay 2023 dues. 

For more information, you can access the updated Student & Professional Rules & Categories here.  If you have trouble with the link, copy and paste this URL: https://www.aaf.org/common/Uploaded%20files/AmAdAwards/AAF-American-Advertising-Awards-Pro-Rules.pdf

You can find more information on all things award related here. We are also pleased to announce that we have designed a new “help desk” page just for the American Advertising Awards.