The 2023 Awards of Excellence consist of online submissions. Submissions open Monday, January 1st, 2024 and close February 23rd, 2024 at 5:00 pm.

If you foresee a conflict meeting this deadline please contact Erica at 905-579-8080 ext. 1. Once the deadline has passed no further submissions can be uploaded. 


Create your member account.

  • Select the category you wish to enter, and submit your information according to the specifications for the category
  • All supporting materials listed are REQUIRED...if you have any questions or concerns contact Erica at [email protected]
  • Include electronic copy of current corporate logo for production (PDF's) 
  • Do not reference your company name in the written submission, and ensure that there are no logos in the photos and floor plans you use
  • Entries will be saved in your member account, and can be edited up until the entry deadline (February 23rd, 2024 at 5:00 pm). If you require assistance with submissions, please contact our office at 905-579-8080.

Accuracy of submitted materials is the responsibility of the applicant. Information given on the entry form will be used exactly as submitted in the award ceremony through production, presentation, and recognition in the media. 


  • Entry Fees are $125 total per entry (tax exempt) 
  • Entry fees can be processed by utilizing the pay by credit option or "invoice me" button
  • Payment must be received by DRHBA before your submissions are considered eligible for competition. 


  • There is no limit to the amount of photos that can be submitted
  • Renovation categories must include a minimum of 2 before images taken from the same perspective as the after photos 
  • Multi Family & Single Family New Home categories must include at least one exterior photo including portrait and landscape
  • For best production quality digital images should be uncompressed JPGs


  • Online submission, including all supporting documentation and payment (arrangements), must be complete by February 23rd, 2024 at 5:00 pm
  • After this deadline, the committee reserves the right to extend the deadline for a SPECIFIC category and solicit additional entries in the event that there are less than three entries from a minimum of two companies in the category in question


  • DRHBA Member companies and their affiliates must indicate the Year and the Award Category Title in which they won or were a finalist when advertising/promoting/etc. There are to be NO changes made to the NAME of the Award category


  • DRHBA reserves the right to disqualify incomplete submissions without notice or refund
  • Acceptance of submissions received is at the discretion of DRHBA
  • DRHBA reserves the right to realign categories due to volume of entries. If this process should take place, entrants will be notified
  • If there are fewer than two entries in any category, DRHBA reserves the right to eliminate that category from the competition. Refunds will be given to those who have entered a cancelled category 
  • All entrants agree to be bound by these rules


Awards of Excellence - Virtual Judges will bring their professional experience and unique perspectives in deciding which companies deserve top-ranks and coveted awards in each category. Judges will review the submissions, and rate the work against provided criteria through a private, online system. Online judging will take place from March 1st to March 15th, 2024.

Judging Criteria is listed with each category description. The judging panel is comprised of individuals who are knowledgeable and aware about the building industry.  All entries are scored based on judging criteria. 


The Awards of Excellence Gala is our industry's stamp of quality and craftsmanship in recognizing the best of the best! 

The Awards of Excellence Gala will take place on Thursday, April 25th, 2023.

Make it a celebration for everyone -  bring your team, clients, and suppliers to the event!  


Email: contact Erica at [email protected] or call her at 905-579-8080 ext. 1.