Information below is for both local chairs & at-large entrants.
For 2024, 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
DISTRICT ENTRY INFORMATION
All entries and a complete entry manifest must be electronically forwarded via Open Water by midnight Friday, March 1, 2024.
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 10th deadline will not be judged at District unless a late fee is paid.
A late fee of $50 per entry must be paid for entries received between AFTER MARCH 1. NO EXCEPTIONS
AAF DISTRICT 6 WILL BEING TO CONDUCT ITS JUDGING ON MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2024
$85 per single entry
$105 per campaign
$25 per single entry
$30 per campaign
FORWARDING FEE PAYMENT
Once all entries have been forwarded for District judging, the District American Advertising Awards 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 American Advertising Awards Chair.
All payments must be received for entries to be judged.
DISTRICT WINNER NOTIFICATION
Local American Advertising Awards 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, 2024. It is the responsibility of local Chairs to notify their local winners.
GOLD trophies and SILVER medallions will be shipped to local American Advertising Awards 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
John Addis, District 6 Lt. Governor and District AAA Chair
OPEN WATER SOFTWARE QUESTIONS
Contact AAF support directly at:
BILL HIGHWAY QUESTIONS
2024 AT-LARGE ENTRANTS
This is for Professionals and students who does not have a local club nearby to enter in the American Advertising Awards Tier 1 (the local competition) and may enter At-Large or the entrant simply wishes to enter the District 6 competition as an "At-Large" entrant.
All at-large entries must conform to 2024 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.
Create a username and password
Select the nearest city or club from the pull-down menu and follow the instructions.
All entries that receive an American Advertising Award in the At-Large competition level will automatically qualify for judging at the District Level.
2023 AT-LARGE ENTRY FEES
$125 per single entry
$175 per campaign
$45 per single entry
$55 per campaign