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American Advertising Awards 2017/2018

Online Entry and Judging Software

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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.

The Pele Awards is one of fifteen National District Competitions for American Advertising Awards (also known as the ADDYs).  It’s designed to recognize excellence in Advertising and Design in the State of Hawaii for the past calendar year.

To Enter, you must register online and log in your entries and submit your entry using the “Official Pele Awards Entry Envelope”.  
*See the 2018 Pele Awards Information Guide for more detailed information and instructions. 

Member Rates for individual and/or Corporate members of:
 AAF-Hawaii, Ad 2 Honolulu, AIGA Honolulu and entrants on the Islands of Maui, Hawaii Island (Big Island), Kauai, Molokai and Lanai.
*Late fees also waived for Maui, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Molokai and Lanai entrants.

Early Bird Online Entry Deadline*:
Friday, January 26, 2018, 11:59pm HST
Members**: $85 for a single or campaign entry
Non-Members: $100 for a single or campaign entry
College Students: $20 for a single or campaign entry

Final Online Entry Deadline*:
Sunday, February 4, 2018  - 11:59pm HST
Members**: $95 for a single or campaign entry
Non-Members: $110 for a single or campaign entry
College Students: $20 for a single or campaign entry

Final Entry Envelope Submission With Payment Deadline*:
Monday, February 5, 2018- 1pm HST - due to: ELECTRIC PENCIL

*You Must Register and Finalize entries online.

For more information,please go to:  
PeleAwards.com  or contact us at PeleAwards@AAFHawaii.com