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2022 AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS
Welcome to the District 6 American Advertising Awards!
Information below is for both local chairs & at-large entrants.

IMPORTANT

For 2022, entries will be judged virtually at the District and national levels. Clubs may conduct judging in-person, virtually, hybrid at their discretion.

RESOURCES AND REFERENCES

2022 Professional Rules

2022 Student Rules

2022 Judging Guide

2022 Bill Highway Reconciliation Guide

The National organization has uploaded many other helpful document. Bookmark this page and refer to it often:

https://www.aaf.org/Public/Events/American-Advertising-Awards/Resources.aspx

DISTRICT ENTRY INFORMATION

DEADLINE

All entries and a complete entry manifest must be electronically forwarded via Open Water by midnight Friday, March 4, 2022. Payment must also be received by this date as well.
Any club that does not properly forward their entries using the Open Water software and make full payment by the March 4th deadline will not be judged at District unless a late fee is paid.
LATE SUBMISSIONS
A late fee of $50 per entry must be paid for entries received between March 5th and midnight on March 13th. NO EXCEPTIONS
 
FORWARDING FEES
​Professional Entries:
$85 per single entry
$105 per campaign
Student Entries:
$25 per single entry
$30 per campaign
FORWARDING FEE PAYMENT
Once all entries have been forwarded for District judging, the District A3 Chair will confirm your total and send an invoice.
Payments may be made via check or credit/debit card.
To pay by card, a 4% Square processing fee will be added for payments made via card. An invoice will be issued via Square and emailed to the A3 Chair.
All payments must be received for entries to be judged.
DISTRICT WINNER NOTIFICATION

Local A3 Chairs and at-large entrants will be notified via email of the District professional and student winners from their club by or before April 01, 2022. It is the responsibility of local Chairs to notify their local winners.

 

DISTRICT AWARDS

GOLD trophies and SILVER medallions will be shipped to local A3 Chairs for distribution to their professional and student winners.

 

ENTERING THE NATIONAL COMPETITION

District Gold American Advertising Award winners will be auto-forwarded to the National American Advertising Award competition.

 

If individual Silver winners wish, their entries will be forwarded to the National competition, however each winner is responsible for the entrant fee of $100.00 per single entry, and $100.00 per campaign.

The National AAF will contact Silver winners directly and inform them of deadlines and how to pay their entry fee(s).

If your members have questions about Silver forwarding, ask them to contact Amanda DeHart (202) 898-0089 at the National AAF Headquarters.

QUESTIONS OR CHALLENGES

GENERAL

Contact Matt Hanson, District A3 Chair:

hansonm [at] pnw.edu

(213) 302-6075

OPEN WATER SOFTWARE QUESTIONS

Contact AAF support directly at:

help@getopenwater.com

 

BILL HIGHWAY QUESTIONS

Contact:

aafsupport@billhighway.com

2022 AT-LARGE ENTRANTS

Professionals and students who do not have a local club may enter At-Large.

 

All at-large entries must conform to 2022 American Advertising Awards Rules and Guidelines and must NOT have already been entered in a local competition.

 

D6 At-Large judging will take place immediately prior to the D6 American Advertising Awards judging for all entrants without a local American Advertising Awards competition to enter.

To Enter:

https://enter.americanadvertisingawards.com/a/organizations/06-LIN/solicitations/35/home

  1. Create a username and password

  2. Select the nearest city or club from the pull-down menu and follow the instructions.

  3. All entries that receive an American Advertising Award in the At-Large competition level will automatically qualify for judging at the District Level.

2022 AT-LARGE ENTRY FEES

Professional Entries:

$125 per single entry

$175 per campaign

 

Student Entries:

$45 per single entry

$55 per campaign