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Online Entry and Judging Software

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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.

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. 25 - Dec. 31, 2019 (or before the end of semester)

Professional Entries Contest Period:  Nov. 25 - Jan. 10, 2020 (Entry period now open longer for your convenience! Don't wait until the last second!)

Student Entries Rules & Catagories 2019-2020

Professional Entries Rules & Catagories 2019-2020


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 Friday January 10, 2020, shipped entries must be postmarked by Wednesday January 8, 2020. To be considered in judging all entries must be received by Friday January 10, 2020 and include the proper paperwork and must be paid.

The 2020 American Advertising Awards - Heartland • Saturday, February 22, 2020.
Will be held at Downstream Casino Resort, 69300 East Nee Road, Quapaw, OK 74363