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New architects: Time to enter the YAAG competition

Get recognized for your talent!

ColoradoBiz Staff //March 15, 2016//

New architects: Time to enter the YAAG competition

Get recognized for your talent!

ColoradoBiz Staff //March 15, 2016//

The submittal process for the 17th Annual YAAG Awards is now open!

YAAG recognizes design excellence among emerging professionals (architects licensed for 10 years or less), interns and students from across Colorado. The event has evolved into a relaxed and respected awards program that gives young professionals an opportunity to showcase their work and get recognized for their accomplishments.

Tickets are required to attend the event, but YAAG submittals are free (even for non-AIA-members) and we encourage everyone to participate. 

2016 YAAG Entry Form and Guidelines

Submittals will be accepted for 12 different categories now through Friday, April 22 at 12:00 p.m.

Please read the submittal and eligibility guidelines carefully, as they vary across categories. 

All submittals will be evaluated by a jury. Additionally, there will be online voting categories available from Wednesday, April 27, through Friday, May 27. Submission details for the online voting will be sent out in the coming weeks.

As you begin to prepare your project for submission this year, AIA Colorado is pleased to present a one-hour webinar with helpful insights on best practices, practical tips and guidance on how to leverage publicity from winning an award. The video is free and we encourage you to watch as well as check out the jury comments and award winning projects from 2015. The awards presentation will follow a similar format again this year. 

Discounted printing available!

Ken's Reproductions is generously offering a 15 percent discount to anyone printing boards or other material for YAAG submissions. Place your order and upload content online at: Enter the discount code "YAAG16" in the special instructions field of the online upload.


YAAG would not be possible without the generous support of firms and businesses in the design community. If you are interested in sponsoring this annual event, visit the YAAG Sponsorship Opportunities page or contact Chad Hill for more information.

Save the Date!

Awards for both juried and online categories will be bestowed at YAAG on Friday, June 3, at Gensler in Denver. There will be an entry fee to attend the event. Stay tuned for more details!