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New York American Advertising Awards Competition - Enter the New York ADDYs Today!


he New York American Advertising Awards Competition is Now Open!

   Enter the New York ADDYs Today! 

The American Advertising Awards New York competition site is now open and able to accept your entries. Please note the following important information and changes:

You must register as either a student or a professional for the New York competition.

Submit work by January 5th to avoid late fees and save!​​

2017-2018 Rules and Categories

Dates to Remember

January 5, 2018, 5:00 PM – On Time Entries Due
January 12, 2018 5:00 PM – Late Fee Entries Due
($30 penalty per entry)

NOTE: No work can be accepted or submitted after 5:00 PM on January 12th, 2018.
The entry system shuts down automatically and even we cannot open this back up even if we wanted to.

New Categories For This Year
Read about the updated and revised category listings for this year’s competition, by visiting

Special Instructions for Digital Entries

  • All digital entries that have been uploaded will still need to have an entry form for each entry submitted in an envelope and sent to BBDO.
  • Digital entries require a working URL to be judged.
  • A physical entry form and physical samples of the creative work suitable for judging (so please, make your entry as pretty as possible), must be submitted as part of the entry even though a PDF or JPG of the entry was uploaded.

Mail-in and Drop-off Locations for Entries, Manifests, Entry Forms, and Checks

For Mail-in Entries

BBDO New York
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
Attention: NEW YORK AAA's/Addy's/Erica Watts
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For Drop off Entries

Deliver all drop-off entries to BBDO offices.
All drop-offs must be prominently marked with:
BBDO New York
Attention: NEW YORK AAA's/Addy's/Erica Watts
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Daniel Chaparro
Governor, AAF District Two

AAF District Two® (AAF D2) is a not-for-profit 501(c) (6) organization and is the second district of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) – The Unifying Voice For Advertising, home to the NY American Advertising Awards and represents chapters in NY, PA, Delaware, Maryland and Washington, DC. Our mission is to help foster, mentor, and support professional development, recognition and opportunities for communities of professionals and students in advertising, marketing, and design.
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