ONLINE SUBMISSION

The 2019 Awards of Excellence consist of online submissions; materials must be submitted by Thursday February 28, 2019  5:00 pm deadline. 

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

ENTRY COMPLETION

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...questions/concerns contact Stacey 
  • 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 28th, 2019). 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 FEE

  • 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. 

PHOTO SUBMISSION SPECIFICATIONS

  • Maximum number of allowable images is noted in each category
  • 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

SUBMISSION DEADLINE 

  • Online submission, including all supporting documentation and payment (arrangements), must be complete by 5:00 p.m. February 28, 2019. 
  • 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

PROMOTION AS AN AWARD OF EXCELLENCE WINNER

  • 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

FINAL NOTES

  • 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

    JUDGING PROCESS

    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 1 to 15, 2019.

    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. 

    QUESTIONS?

    Email: contact Stacey s.hawkins@drhba.com or call her at 905-579-8080.  

    AWARDS NIGHT

    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 11, 2019 at Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility in Ajax. 

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