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 2019-2020

While AAF Coastal Carolinas will not be hosting a traditional American Advertising Awards competition this year, you can still enter professional and student work into a virtual version of the competition being conducted by AAF District 3.

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: Enter  NOW, the deadline is Tuesday, January 14, 2019. Hard copies must be mailed to Chernoff Newman’s office in Columbia, SC.

Mailed Submissions:

Chernoff Newman
C/O AAF-CC – American Advertising Awards
1411 Gervais Street, Fifth Floor
Columbia, SC 29201
Office Number: 803-233-2469

Professional Entry Pricing:
Professional Single $110
Professional Campaign $160
*Checks ONLY, payable to AAF District 3

Student Entry Pricing:
Student Entry $45
*Checks ONLY, payable to AAF District 3


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