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Frequently Asked Questions

How to I submit an entry?

In order to submit any entries, entrants have to create an account. Once the account is created, entrants can upload as many entries they like, and make edits and updates to them as they go along. Once all entries are finalized, make sure to finish the submission by processing payment.

How does a category get cancelled or merged?

Categories are cancelled or merged when not enough entries are received. Entrants will be notified by the Signature Awards Committee and have the option to move their entry to another eligible category or be refunded for their entry.

How will I know if my work has been nominated as a Finalist?

Once the judges have made their selections, Finalists will be revealed on the Signature Awards website as well as AAW communications in August.

When will the winning entries be revealed?

Winners will be honoured at a celebratory evening at the Kingshead Pub on Thursday, October 4, 2018.

Who will judge the entries?

An international panel of industry professionals is selected by the AAW Signature Awards Committee. This expert panel of judges review all entries anonymously. Finalists and judges will be revealed in August, once they have made their selections.

Can students enter?

Students may only enter the Student category. They may not enter any of the other categories.


The Advertising Association of Winnipeg reserves the right to amend these rules throughout the competition, and to publish or exhibit entries in print or electronic formats, for use on the website or related promotions. The Advertising Association of Winnipeg assumes all entries are original and the property of the entrant, with all rights granted therein. Entries are non-refundable; costs cover administration, processing and the judging of the entry. A submission of entry acknowledges acceptance of these rules. All descriptions and credits are subject to be edited for length, clarity and grammar.

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