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2017 Coastal California American Advertising Awards

The American Advertising Awards Coastal California Competition is the first level of the 3-tiered national contest with over 50,000 entries nationwide put on by
the American Advertising Federation. The American Advertising Awards is the world's largest advertising competition and the only place you can win an ADDY Award!

The Coastal California local competition is for entrants in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Ventura Counties
along with the Westlake and Agoura Hills area of Los Angeles County. Gold, Silver and Bronze winners are awarded locally.
Gold winners move on to compete against winners from throughout Southern California and Southern Nevada for the right to advance to the national finals.

Lexi Answers Your Questions About the American Advertising Awards
Coastal California Competition.

Please Note:
There are many new categories for 2017 and how the categories are structured is also new. Please review and let us know if you have any questions.


Important Dates:

November 1, 2016  Competition Opens
January 27, 2017    Deadline to Enter
February 3, 2017   Late Deadline to Enter (with $10 Late Fee per Enrty)
February 16, 2017   Winners Informed
April 5, 2017           Deadline to order Award Duplicates and Forward to District 15 Competition

Dates Subject to Change

Entry Fees:

Entry Fees Listed are good through the deadline day. Any entries submitted after the deadline day are subject to a $10 per entry late fee.

Individual Entries - $90
Campaign Entries - $110

Student Entries-
Individual Entries: $35
Campaign Entries: $50

 Entry Deliveries:

NOTE:   Entries in the following Categories ONLY may submit everything online and nothing is required to be delivered:

Online/Interactive categories
Film, Video & Sound categories
Select Elements of Advertising categories

FOR ALL OTHER CATEGORIES, a physical entry form and physical samples of the creative work suitable for judging must be submitted as part of the entry
even though a PDF or JPG of the entry was uploaded.

If you wish to ship your entry, please send to:

American Advertising Awards
Coastal California Competition
2534 S. Pleasant Ave
Ontario, CA  91761

Rules and Information:

Professional Rules  Student Rules




For more Information about the 2017 American Advertising Awards, please contact:
Mark Landon at 800-405-2636 or Mark@Landonagency.com