American Advertising Awards


The American Advertising Awards, formerly the ADDYs, is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting over 40,000 entries every year in local AAF Club (Ad Club) competitions. Read More | Professional Rules & Categories


The AAF Student American Advertising Awards Competition, sponsored by the AAF and National Ad 2, is a unique national awards program designed specially for college students. Read More | Student Rules & Categories


Local Advertising Awards 2016-2017

Submissions: All entries must first be submitted online here. In addition to the online entry, submitting a hard copy is also a requirement for most submissions at call-for-entries (follow instructions in entry software).

Call for Entries/Deadline: Thursday, January 19, 2017. Hard copies will be accepted at the Dunes Golf & Beach Club immediately following January’s Lunch & Learn from 1:00-3:00pm.

Mailed Submissions: Instead of bringing your hard copies to Call for Entries, you may also mail your submissions to the following address, so long as it is received prior to the deadline.

RE: American Advertising Awards
PO Box 1414
Myrtle Beach, SC 29578

Professional Entry Pricing:
Member Single $85 | Member Campaign $100
Non-Member Single $135 | Non-Member Campaign $150
*Please make checks payable to AAF-Coastal Carolinas

Student Entry Pricing:
Flat fee of $25 for all entries
*Please make checks payable to AAF-Coastal Carolinas


2017 Awards Gala

Join us as we celebrate a great year and announce the winners! The date is scheduled for Saturday, February 11th, 2017 at American Tap House, Broadway at the Beach with Live Acoustic by Matt Parker & The Deacons 7pm-9pm.

To purchase tickets to the Gala Click Here.



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