About the American Advertising Awards

The ADDY® Awards is the advertising industry's largest and most representative competition, attracting over 50,000 entries every year in local ADDY® competitions. The mission of the ADDY® competition is to recognize and reward creative excellence in the art of advertising.

Conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the local ADDY® Awards is the first of a three-tier, national competition. Concurrently, all across the country, local entrants vie for recognition as the very best in their markets. At the second tier, local winners compete against other winners in one of 14 District competitions. District winners are then forwarded to the third tier, the national ADDY® Awards competition. Entry in your local ADDY® competition is the first step toward winning a national ADDY®.

Entering the ADDY® competition supports our entire industry, because the AAF and its local and district affiliates use the proceeds to enhance advertising through programs such as public service, internships, advocacy groups, advertising education and consumer awareness.

Selection of the most creative entry in each category is effected by a scoring process in which a panel of judges evaluates all creative dimensions of every entry. In each category, a GOLD ADDY® is recognition of the highest level of creative excellence and is judged to be superior to all other entries in the competition. Entries that are also considered outstanding and worthy of recognition receive a SILVER ADDY®. The number of awards given in each category is determined by the judges, based on the relative quality of work in that category.

About Student Addys

The Student ADDY® Awards is also a three-tier national competition, which is sponsored by the AAF and National Ad 2. Occurring in conjunction with the prestigious ADDY® Awards, the Student ADDY® Awards recognize and reward creative excellence by students.

Previous ADDY Winners

2013 ADDY® Winners Book | 2012 ADDY® Winners Book | 2011 ADDY® Winners Book

2010 ADDY® Winners Book | 2009 ADDY® Winners Book | 2008 ADDY® Winners Book

2007 ADDY® Winners Book | 2006 ADDY® Winners Book

Call to Entries

Friday, January 10, 2014
Entries Due Online

Colcord Hotel - The Sullivan Room
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Hard Copy Entries Due

You must complete both steps of call to entries for your entry to be valid.

First time to enter? Let us help.


View and/or print the entire listing of categories by downloading the 2013/2014 Rules & Categories PDF. Once you have determined what items you would like to enter into the contest, log onto the contest website.


Members: Single Entry $75
Campaign $90
Non-Members: Single Entry $90
Campaign $105


For Silver to go to District $100

Auto-Forward (Optional Donation)
For Gold to go to District and beyond: $0


For a complete list of student ADDY categories and their definitions download the 2013/2014 Student Rules & Categories PDF. Once you've decided which categories to enter, log onto the contest website.


Students: Single Entry $40
Campaign $60

If you are unclear about what category to choose from an item or campaign, please contact Greta Anglin, 405.525.0055 or


48th Annual ADDY® Gala
Chevy Bricktown Events Center
Saturday, February 22, 2014
6:00 p.m.


Platinum Table Gold Table Silver Table Bronze Table
$2,000 $1,000 $920 $850


Platinum Table Gold Table Silver Table Bronze Table
$2,200 $1,200 $1,120 $1,050


$100 per person


$60 per student

Ticket and table prices include two complimentary drinks per person, which may be used anytime during the evening. Cash bars will also be available.

Reservations for individual seats and tables must be
received by Friday, February 7, 2014

Contact Scott Munz at 405.948.6737 | or Greta Anglin at 405.525.0055 |
VISA and MasterCard are welcome.

All reservations are ticketless. Upon arrival at the Gala, please check in at the reception desk for seating assignment and to receive your complimentary drink tickets.

Would you like to sponsor a student to attend the ADDY® Gala? If so, please ask to sponsor a student (or students) when you call to place your reservation.


If you would like to order a vegetarian plate at the Gala, please contact Greta Anglin at 405.525.0055 or


Thank You to Our Sponsors

Interested in becoming a sponsor of the ADDY® Awards? Contact Greta Anglin at 405.525.0055 or

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Heritage Solutions


Thank You to this year's ADDY® creative Team

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