Ready? Set? Compete!

AAF Dallas is excited to announce the kick-off of ADDY Awards season, opening soon!  The American Advertising Awards, aka The ADDYS, is the only major awards program that offers recognition for the best work, beginning at the local AAF chapter level, with the potential to advance to and be recognized additionally at the AAF District 10 and AAF National level.

The three-level competition is unique to the American Advertising Awards, as is its inclusion of students. “The student competition really mirrors the professional competition,” according to AAF National President and CEO, James Datri. “Other major competitions have a stripped-down version, or limit the students to a predetermined case. The American Advertising Awards offers students much more opportunity.” Last year the competition saw nearly 6,000 student entries.

AAF Dallas ADDYs theme and the launch of this year’s competition will be unveiled at the Launch Party in Dallas, on November 19th.

Here are a few key dates to remember:

November 19th

Call for Entries Launch Party at Dave & Buster’s – 5:30 to 8:30pm

(9450 North Central Expressway Dallas, TX – 75231)

An appetizer buffet and cash bar will be available throughout the night, as well as drink tickets and game cards to the first 100 guests.

  • Portal to enter work opens
  • Enter at the following, or link to it from the AAF Dallas website:

Rules and categories

  • Deadline to enter work:  January 5 by 4pm
  • Entry Fees:  $45 for both single and campaign entries with a $15 late fee after 4pm January 5th, 2016

This year’s theme will be unveiled and is currently being teased on our website and in our social efforts; please encourage future marketing and advertising professionals to come meet, ask questions and get excited about the American Advertising Awards; the award-winning judges will be announced at the Launch Party.

January 5th

Entries close

Early January 2016

Judging period

February 18th, 2016

The Awards Show at the Gas Monkey Live, Dallas

Register today and be apart of the ADDY Awards this season!

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