The DDA Awards consist of online submissions; materials must be submitted by June 10, 2024.

If you foresee a conflict meeting this deadline please contact us at (416) 231-6202 or 1-866-878-2155. Once the deadline has passed no further submissions can be uploaded.


Create your member account .

  • Select the category you wish to enter, and submit your information according to the specifications for the category
  • All supporting materials listed are required. For questions or concerns, contact our office
  • Include electronic copy of current corporate logo for production (PDF's)
  • Do not reference your company name in the written submission, and ensure that there are no logos in the photos and floor plans you use
  • Entries will be saved in your member account, and can be edited up until the entry deadline of June 10. If you require assistance with submissions, please contact our office at (416) 231-6202 or 1-866-878-2155. 

Accuracy of submitted materials is the responsibility of the applicant. Information given on the entry form will be used exactly as submitted in the award ceremony through production, presentation, and recognition in the media.

ENTRY DETAILS - Professional

  • Entrants may enter unlimited number of projects.
  • Each project may only be entered into a single award category.
  • There is no specific project completion timeline requirement; projects completed in any year may be entered.
  • Projects that have been entered in the competition in the past, but that have not won, can be submitted again.


  • Entrants may enter an unlimited number of entries.
  • Yet only one (1) entry per award category.
  • Each project may only be entered into a single award category.
  • Projects that have been entered in the competition but have yet to win can be submitted again if the student is still in a recognised DDA program or graduated within the past 12 months of the competition's open date


  • Entry Fees are $125 for an Accredited Member.
  • Entry Fees are $50 for a Student Member.
  • Entry Fees are $100 for a Student Non-Member.
  • Entry fees can be processed by utilizing the pay by credit option or "invoice me" button
  • Payment must be received by DDA Canada before your submissions are considered eligible for competition.


  • Online submission, including all supporting documentation and payment (arrangements), must be complete by June 10th, 2024.
  • After this deadline, the committee reserves the right to extend the deadline for a SPECIFIC category and solicit additional entries in the event that there are less than three entries from a minimum of two companies in the category in question


  • DDA Canada Member companies and their affiliates must indicate the Year and the Award Category Title in which they won or were a finalist when advertising/promoting/etc. There are to be NO changes made to the NAME of the Award category


  • DDA Canada reserves the right to disqualify incomplete submissions without notice or refund
  • Acceptance of submissions received is at the discretion of DDA Canada
  • DDA Canada reserves the right to realign categories due to volume of entries. If this process should take place, entrants will be notified
  • If there are fewer than two entries in any category, DDA Canada reserves the right to eliminate that category from the competition. Refunds will be given to those who have entered a cancelled category
  • All entrants agree to be bound by these rules


Judges will bring their professional experience and unique perspectives in deciding which companies deserve top-ranks and coveted awards in each category. Judges will review the submissions, and rate the work against provided criteria through a private, online system. Online judging will take place from June 28 - July 21, 2024.

Judging criteria are listed with each category description. The judging panel is comprised of individuals who are knowledgeable and aware about the building industry. All entries are scored based on judging criteria.


The DDA Awards Gala is our industry's stamp of quality and craftsmanship in recognizing the best of the best!

The DDA Awards Gala will take place on October 10, 2024 in Toronto.

Make it a celebration for everyone - bring your team, clients, and suppliers to the event!