One of the most popular and successful of ACI programs is the annual awards contest, which recognizes excellence and promotes craft improvement through competition. First-, second- and third-place winners receive plaques. Professionals from the public and private sector evaluate all entries and offer written, constructive critiques. 

The contest is now open to accept entries for work done in calendar year 2017. The deadline to enter is April 2, 2018. You must be a member in good standing (dues paid as of 12/31/2017) to submit entries.

Enter the Contest – Create an account on the contest website to submit your entries. Note: even if you submitted an entry last year, you need to register for this year’s contest.


Winners Gallery – It’s more than just a list. Now you can see the winning entries for each category. Go to and follow the directions to see the categories and winners of your choice.

Past winners:

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