American Advertising Federation Tucson Issues Call for Entries
Tucson Top Fifty! American Advertising Awards

The American Advertising Federation Tucson will be honoring the best advertising created locally during 2021 and has issued its Call for Entries for the 2022 Tucson Top Fifty! American Advertising Awards Competition. The annual competition recognizes exceptional advertising created in southern Arizona. The American Advertising Awards honor advertising excellence in all media including online, non-traditional, print, broadcast, and out-of-home. It’s the first level of a three-level national competition that is the advertising industry’s largest.

Entries are now open and all entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. on February 3, 2022, through online entries at Entry fees are $75 Single and $100 Campaign per entry for members of the AAFTucson. Nonmember pricing is $100 per single entry and $125 per campaign entry. Student entries are $50 for each entry. This year’s judging will be conducted online between February 4th and February 15th. Judges are industry professionals in like-sized markets from across the country and will evaluate the entries remotely via an online gallery. Only new creative work created in the Tucson market and published or aired between January 1 and December 31 of 2021 is eligible for consideration in the professional competition. Coursework created by college students is eligible for the student competition.

The AAFTucson winners of the American Advertising Awards will be announced in person at an awards celebration on March 1, 2022. Local winners are then eligible to compete in the second level of competition, the District 12 American Advertising Awards. District winners are forwarded to the National American Advertising Awards. Proceeds from the American Advertising Awards help support AAFTucson’s educational programs, public service projects, and proactive government relations efforts.