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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.

Entry Deadline EXTENDED to February 2, 2022

Founded in 1997, the Caribbean Advertising Federation is an essential part of the advertising community in the Caribbean showcasing the talent of its members in the Caribbean nations. The CAF encourages growth in the Caribbean advertising industry and promotes a greater understanding of the role and benefits that advertising provides to the private and government sectors. 

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

Returning Entrants: click here to access your past submissions or select a category from above to make an additional entry.

It Pays to be a Member

Contact Amy@mlbcreative.com for membership information.

The entry price for members is half of what it is for non-members. So if you join today you’ll not only save, but you’ll support the local chapter. 

We Are Not Accepting Physical Entries This Year

The National AAF organization will be conducting judging remotely this year, as will our local chapter. Please do not plan to submit physical entries to this year's competition.  If you are submitting an inherently physical entry (e.g. a sales kit, a mailing or a display), in addition to submitting a full PDF of the entire piece, consider taking photographs or video that showcase the production quality and construction of your entry.

To view categories and rules: https://www.aaf.org/common/Uploaded%20files/AmAdAwards/AmAdAwards-Pro-Rules-2022.pdf

Like and Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CAFADDY to get updates and entry tips.  E-mail our CAF ADDY Chairs at Terri@MLBcreative.com or Amy@MLBcreative.com with any questions.

Entry Costs

Members:

$75 for a single entry

$100 for a campaign

Non-members:

$105 for a single entry

$135 for a campaign