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Online Entry and Judging Software

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.

Due to ongoing concerns about COVID-19, the American Advertising Awards competition rules, categories and entry procedures for 2022-2023 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.

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.

Entering the American Advertising Awards in Fort Worth

First, download the Rules and Categories document (one for pros, a different one for students) from AdstravaganzaFW.com. All categories are listed and defined in this document – as are all the rules and guidelines for entering. AAF-Fort Worth will follow AAF Nationals in maintaining virtual entries and judging. 

After reviewing the Rules and Categories document, if you still have questions, contact AAF-Fort Worth board member, Krista Marlies Hooten, via email at kristamarlies@gmail.com

Submit entries and payment online.

Early entry day: Friday, December 10, 2021, by 11:59pm

Professional Members - $90 single entry, $105 campaigns
Professional Non-Members - $135 single entry, $150 campaigns 
Students - $55 both single and campaign entries

Final entry day: Friday, January 7, 2022, by 11:59pm

Professional Members - $110 single entry, $125 campaigns 
Professional Non-Members - $155 single entry, $170 campaigns 
Students - $55 both single and campaign entries

Since there is a substantial savings in entry fees for AAF members, you should consider joining AAF-Fort Worth. (Depending on the membership type you select, membership ranges from $185 for a professional membership, and $480 for an executive membership (includes the cost of lunches and two AAA tickets. A corporate membership is available which includes one executive membership and four professional memberships, as well as allowing all employees a discounted rate to attend meetings and other events.). Some of the benefits of membership include: personal and professional development through regular meetings and workshops; networking opportunities; a voice in legislative issues; and member discounts on business-related services. Visit www.aaffortworth.com for more information or to join AAF-Fort Worth.