American Advertising Awards

Trophy Orders

Additional American Advertising Award trophies can be purchased for all Best of Category, Judge’s Choice, Best of Show Award winners. Trophy upgrades can also be purchased for all Gold and Silver certificate winners. Trophies are 6″ optical crystal with laser etched logo and personalization.

Contact Dan Windels to discuss which entries you would like trophies for BEFORE payment is made.


Click on links below to pay for additional AAF-NCFL trophies

Professional Trophies: $150 each

Student Trophies: $100 each


Silver Forwards 

All SILVER ADDY winning entries at the 2024 American Advertising Awards for AAF-NCFL have another chance to win!

Forward your SILVER winning entry on to the AAF District 4 competition where it will compete against the best entries from across the State of Florida and the Caribbean.

Deadline for silver forwards is Thurs. Feb. 29th by 6:00 pm

Contact Dan Windels to discuss which entries you would like to forward BEFORE payment is made.


Click on links below to pay for Silver Forwards

Single entry, Member: $70

Single entry, Non-member: $100

Campaign, Member: $110

Campaign, Non-member: $195

Students: $15


2024 American Advertising Awards Gala

Join us for the biggest event on the AAF North Central Florida advertising calendar. This is the time to be recognized, celebrate creative excellence, and connect with top advertising, marketing, and communications professionals in our industry!

This year’s event will be held on Thursday, February 22nd at Daft Cow Brewery in Alachua. Daft Cow Brewery is located in the new San Felasco Tech City at 13800 Tech City Circle, Alachua, Florida 32615. If you’re coming from Ocala or Tallahassee, it’s just off I-75. If you’re coming from Gainesville, it’s just north of town on US 441.

Doors open at 6:00 pm. Event begins at 7:00 pm. Catered by Cilantro Tacos.

Ticket prices include buffet dinner, coffee, ice tea, lemonade, and soft drinks provide by Cilantro Tacos + one drink coupon. Check out the amazing Daft Cow Brewery tap list here!

Dress is casual. Work, school, and all brewery appropriate attire is welcome!

Tickets can be purchased via the links below:

AAF-NCFL member tickets – $55

AAF-NCFL non-member tickets – $105

Student tickets – $45 (does not include drink coupon)

2023-24 American Advertising Awards!


The 2023-24 American Advertising Awards submission will open on November 1, 2023. The last day for submission will be on Wednesday, January 10, 2024. Work submitted must have run between January 1, 2023 and December 31, 2023. Entry is open to professionals and students who created advertising work in the greater Gainesville and Ocala markets.

AAF members receive a significant discount when entering the American Advertising Awards competition; join AAF NCFL and get other great benefits too.


Professional Rules & Categories
Student Rules & Categories

Entries must be submitted by January 10, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.

Late entries accepted until January 12, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.

Late fee of $50 applied for each professional entry.

Late fee of $25 applied for each student entry. 

Drop off entries at:
All virtual this year

For more information email


Awards Gala

AAF-NCFL Members $55.00

AAF-NCFL Non-Members $105.00

Students $45.00 (does not include drink coupon)

Submission Fees

Single Entries
Member Single $90.00
Non-Member Single $140.00

Campaign Entries
Member Campaign $160.00
Non-Member Campaign $275.00

Student Entries
Student $40.00
Student Campaign $60.00

Late Entries Fee (additional)
Professional $50.00
Student $25.00


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2022 AAF-NCFL ADDY Winners!