Category Entry Requirements: 

Entry Deadline Thursday, March 30, 2017, 4:00 pm
 

PRINT

Print pieces may be entered individually or as a series. Submit one to 10 JPGs of a project entry, and one to three PDFs of a project entry. PDF minimum resolution 72 dpi, max. file size 50MB each; JPG max. 750 x 550 pixels.

In the case of submissions with multiple components (more than one execution or creative sample), in addition to the individual pieces stated above, entrants are encourgaed to submit one jpeg image that showcaes a summary of the overall project (eg 3D mock-ups, photos etc).

For multi-page documents, please upload the entire file as a PDF, and include your favorite highlights or 3D renditions in the JPG images you select.

Some categories may also include printed samples to accompany your digital entries. The printed samples are optional and not required. These categories include:

19  Annual Report*
20  Corporate Publication Design*
21  Consumer Publication Design*
22  Direct Marketing*
25  Campaign of the Year*
35  Self Promotion*

In the instances where printed samples are submitted, samples should be placed in a plastic sleeve including a printout of Form A  and Form B attached with a paper clip. 

DOWNLOAD PDF of Form A and Form B

VIDEO

Submit one to three QuickTime MOVs of your project plus one to three JPG “stills”; MOV max. size 250MB, JPG max. 750 x 550 pixels.

AUDIO

Submit one to four mp3s. Submit radio scripts in the rationale portion of the entry form.

INTERACTIVE & ONLINE

Submit one to three URLs, plus one to three JPG “stills”; JPG max. 750 x 550 pixels. If your online project is no longer available to the public via URL, submit as a QuickTime MOV file or a DVD or CD with a self-contained application or offline browser launch capabilities. Submit DVD or CD as hard copies to mailing address provided below.

RATIONALES

Rationales are not compulsary, however, entrants are encouraged to provide a short rationale of their work for each entry in the field provided.
 

PLEASE NOTE: 

Studio/agency names/logos MUST NOT appear on any entries with the exception of:

33  Self-Promotion*

Once the judges have made their choice, Finalists will be notified in April 2017.

Winners will be honoured at a celebratory evening on THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017.

 


 

Submission Rules:

ENTRANCE CRITERIA

All entries must have been printed, published, aired or live online for the first time between JANUARY 1, 2016 and DECEMBER 31, 2016 in any country.

Judging is blind: Judges must NOT see your company or organization anywhere on your entry. The one exception to this rule:

35  Self-Promotion

You may submit an optional 250-word rationale describing your work. Please enter a rationale in the fields allocated online, using the print submission guidelines.

A “Series” comprises two or more pieces that relate to each other.

Judges may disqualify an entry, or move an entry to another category; entrants may be notified of any changes to their entry. All judges’ decisions are final.

Remember to complete your entries in full and submit your payment online. Only complete, paid in full entries received by deadline will be sent for judging.

All non-English entries must be accompanied by English translation in the rationale area.

Students currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate-level programs in advertising, graphic design, photography, illustration and new media are eligible for the competition, and are invited to submit published or unpublished work in the category:

37  Student

Registered charities must have a registered charity number and a branch or head office in Manitoba.

Some Print categories may also include printed samples to accompany your digital entries. The printed samples are optional and not required. These categories include:

19  Annual Report
20  Corporate Publication Design
21  Consumer Publication Design
22  Direct Marketing
25  Campaign of the Year
35  Self Promotion

In the instances where printed samples are submitted, samples should be placed in a plastic sleeve including a printout of Form A and Form B attached with a paper clip.

DOWNLOAD PDF of Form A and Form B


Mailing address for samples:

235 Olive Street
Winnipeg, MB R3J 2X5
Attention: Lise Carbonneau
204-295-1512
*Call first before scheduling a delivery

Hard copies must be received by Thursday March 30, 2017, 3:00pm. Hard copies cannot be returned.

By submitting your entry, you acknowledge and permit the Advertising Association of Winnipeg to publish your work for related promotional purposes.


Disclaimer:

The Advertising Association of Winnipeg assumes all entries are original and the property of the entrant and all rights therein. Entries are non-refundable. Entrants will be refunded ONLY if the entered category does not receive sufficient entries, and only if so requested by entrant after notification. A submission of entry acknowledges acceptance of these rules.

 

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