Entries will be accepted beginning November 15, 2017.

Step 1: Enter Online

Download and carefully review the official 2018 AAF American Advertising Awards rules, instructions, and categories PDF. Visit the competition site, log in as an entrant and follow the simple drop down menus to enter each of your submissions. Refer to the rules and categories PDF to find what category to enter each of your submissions into and for all submission requirement details. Lastly, pay for your entries online via the payment link. You may enter as many projects as you wish, with each entry a separate fee.

Submission of entries acknowledges the right of the AAF to use them for publication, exhibition and marketing of the American Advertising Awards competition and show.

All Entries MUST:

• Meet all eligibility and deadline requirements.
• Have first appeared between January 1 and December 31, 2017.
• Be entered in the correct category and be correctly identified.
• Conform to the defined submission requirements within the AAF rules and categories PDF.
• Conform to all copyright laws.

AAF-GF Member Entry Fees
Single Entry: $90
Campaign Entry: $100

Non-Member Entry Fees
Single Entry: $120

Campaign Entry: $130

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Step 2: Package Your Entries

Follow the instructions here to package your entries. Entries packaged incorrectly will be disqualified and entry fees will not be refunded. If you have any packaging questions, please complete the online entry, make your payment, and bring these items with you to the drop off event (see step 3) so we can help you package your entries properly.

Step 3: Drop Off Your Entries

January 10, 2018 from 4-7pm • JoJo’s Restaurant & Tap House • 16 E. Patrick St., Frederick

The final step in the competition is to bring a printed copy of your manifest form and packaged entries to the AAF-GF drop off event. After you drop off your entries you’ll have a chance to network with your creative peers and enjoy some light refreshments.

Burning the midnight oil? Late entries will be accepted until 12pm on January 12, 2018 at Tribe Design and Branding (150 South East Street, Suite 204, Frederick), and will result in surcharge of $25 per entry.