STUDENT 2017 Entries due November 1st. How to prepare your 2017 Student 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 your name and label it as a student entry, place each entry within that folder. 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 file upload process to upload all entries.

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

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 or

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: We use a private YouTube channel for judges to view hi res videos. Please use YouTube Specs for submissions.
  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 screen capture 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 screen capture.
  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.
    • $25 for student work entry
  2. The idea must have been created in Colorado.
  3. The idea must have been created in 2017 to qualify for AAF Student American Awards forwarding. 
  4. Both Ad Club members and non-members are eligible.

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