ADDYS

The RADDYS, 35th American Advertising Awards, is fast approaching and that means it’s time for Call To Entries!!  Bring out your best work from 2013 and prepare to compete against your local advertising/marketing community! Who is going to win Best of Show this year, and who will take home a Gold and/or  Silver ADDY Awards this year?  Call to Entry Day is January 23rd at DL Media (720 W Center Circle Nixa MO 65714) from 9a-5p and late call to entry day is January 24th at DL Media from 9a-4p. For local rules and category descriptions, please see the links listed below.  Please note this year, the AAF has new software,  yet again,  for the 2013 American Advertising Awards competition which means a new URL to register your entries.  The URL to login and setup your company and submit entries is https://enter.americanadvertisingawards.com/awards.   If you have questions, please contact Carrie Grant at cgrant@kolr10.com  or Christa Clemenson at cclemenson@kolr10.com or (417) 862-1010.  Judging is January 31st and February 1st here in Springfield, and your American Advertising Awards’ Committee has selected qualified and excited judges!  Once judging is complete, we will be calling entrants that have won an award!

Click  for your 2013 Local ADDY 35 Rules 2013 ADDY Rules

Click  for  Detailed Category Definitions and Entry Submission AAA_Rules_Categories_2013-2014

Click for Student Definitions AAA_StudentRules_Categories_2013-2014

We are excited to announce the RADDYS will be held March 1, 2014  at the Diamond Room (2340 W. Grand, Springfield, MO 65802) with live entertainment featuring the local favorite  band, the Big Iron Band!!   Cocktail hour, hors d’oeuvres, and networking will be from 5:30pm-7pm with a full bar (cash or credit cards accepted), live music, and an award-winning gallery.  (Please note there will be several bars available throughout the venue).  Gamble photography will be taking fun party pictures throughout the evening! A full buffet dinner (menu TBA) will be served starting at 7pm with the awards show starting at 7:30pm.  Bottles of wine for your table will be available for purchase at the bar.  Remember, this year’s theme is “the RADDYS,” which means we would love it if you would come dressed in your best 80′s attire.  We will be having a couple best dressed contests!

Ticket prices are $40 per person or $280 per table (seating of 8-$35 per person).  Please RSVP by COB Friday, February 21, 2014, to Carrie Grant cgrant@kolr10.com, Christa Clemenson  cclemenson@kolr10.com, or via mail.  You may make checks payable to the AAF of the Ozarks and mail checks to Attention American Advertising Awards  PO Box 105011 Springfield, MO 65808-0511 with your RSVP and list of attendees. You may also pay via PayPal and send your payments to dianne@aafozarks.org with a 3% surcharge.  We can also accept Visa and Mastercard payments and have a receipt emailed to you once you have paid. Please list if there is another person or group that you would like to sit next to in your RSVP list.  You can also bring payment with you to the ceremony, but you must pay for your ticket to attend.  The RADDYS posters and awards books will be available free of charge at the end of the show.  We look forward to another successful 35th American Advertising Awards ceremony! See you there!