American Advertising Awards

The American Advertising Awards is one of the industry’s largest creative competitions, attracting nearly 35,000 professional and student entries each year through local club competitions. The mission of the American Advertising Awards is to recognize and reward the spirit of creative excellence in advertising.

Enter Locally, Think Nationally. Find your state and click “Enter” to start submitting your work. The national awards show will take place during ADMERICA, AAF’s national conference.

South Carolina

AAF Greenville

AAF Midlands

AAF Charleston


AAF Hampton Roads
AAF Roanoke

How-to-Enter Guide

For District 3 Clubs Only (after local competition):

Forwarding Checklist

  • ALL Gold Entries
  • Any Silver Entries in which the entrant has paid a fee to forward
  • Club Invoice for Professional and Student competitions (you can find this by clicking Manage for the competition and then select “Download Summary” under the “Forwarding Manager” dropdown. Select “Print PDF by Category and print that document. Please note, this may download a HTML file and not a PDF.)
  • Check made payable to “AAF District 3” covering the total forwarded amount 

Forwarding Fees

  • $85 for Professional Single
  • $95 for Professional Campaign
  • $25 for Student Single or Campaign

Please mail your club’s forwarding payment to:

Carrie Cousins

All entries must be forwarded in the competition software and payment must be received by March 14, 2024.

Contact Us

Rashell O’Neal, District 3 American Advertising Awards Chair
AAF Charlotte
(864) 399-4199