The 50 Call For Entries

How Do I Enter?

The Fifty, showcasing Colorado’s fifty best ideas in advertising. Join us in celebrating the creativity and… progressive atmosphere of Colorado’s advertising industry by entering your work in The Fifty today.

NEW FEES FOR LATE ENTRIES. Any entries submitted after the October 26th deadline will be charged a 20% additional late entry fee.  

2017 Entry Deadline, October 26, 2017

2017 Entries due October 26. How to prepare your 2017 Entries:

How do I enter?

  1. Write up to a 150 word description of your idea in a Word document.
  2.  Decide which execution(s) best represent your idea. You may enter up to ten separate assets. Please follow the specs below. Do not place your assets collectively in a pdf.
  3. For each idea you submit, please place all the assets in a single folder with your Word document description.
  4. Title a main folder with the name of your agency or company, place each entry within that folder. Zip the folder for upload. For Student Entry please label Student Entry.
  5. Repeat this process for as many ideas as you want to submit to The 50.
  6. Submit entires to the online link below.

Click here to pay fees online. 

To upload entries, click or paste the dropbox link below. Use the dropbox link to upload all entries in a zipped file.

https://www.dropbox.com/request/UIpp22Z4lL5sCD12Maqk

Entries must be submitted by 6:00 p.m. October 26.

The 50 specs:

Option 1 - Compose a two-minute (or less) slideshow or video about your idea. You can include photos, videos, a voiceover, or whatever you want along with the elements of your idea. This is how they do the Titanium Lions at Cannes. For examples, see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQR4lSeOoQI or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60q3FSKlCoY

Option 2 - Follow the instructions below.

  1. Print ad, editorial layout, outdoor, logo, poster or other printed piece: Convert your file into a .jpg or .gif. Make it fit within 900x600 pixel space. The total file size must not exceed 1Mb.
  2. Video, animation or commercial: Videos may be Hi Res. Include the full video file. 
  3. Website, microsite or mobile: Your site must be hosted somewhere for it to be judged. Submit a link to the site. If you choose, you can also submit a screencapture of your idea to demonstrate a key detail, following the requirements for a print ad or poster.
  4. Web banners or rich media: Send us your .swf, .gif or jpg no larger than 4Mb. If you feel it must be seen in context, you can submit a screencapture.
  5. Event, signage, packaging, 3-D piece, environmental or guerrilla activity: Take a photo and then follow the requirements for a print/poster idea. Or take a movie and follow the requirements for a video/spot.
  6. Radio spot or audio track: Submit an .mp3. File size must not exceed 2Mb.
  7. Something else: Write an explanation in a Word doc and add it to your folder. Be as clear as possible. Include a photo if you like.

Let's keep this simple, shall we?

Entries must be submitted by 6:00 p.m. on October 26, 2017.

  1. Each entry can include one to 10 pieces that represent the idea.
    • $125 per entry for members.
    • $250 per entry for nonmembers.
    • $25 for student work entry
  2. NEW FEES FOR LATE ENTRIES. Any entries submitted after the October 26th deadline will be charged a 20% additional late entry fee. 
    • $150 per entry for members.
    • $300 per entry for nonmembers.
  3. The idea must have been created in Colorado.
  4. The idea must have debuted publicly in 2017 to qualify for AAF American Awards forwarding. 
  5. Both Ad Club Denver members and non-members are eligible.

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