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    2020 OCASLA PROFESSIONAL + STUDENT AWARDS PROGRAM

    July 17, 2020
    12:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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    CALL FOR ENTRIES DUE FRIDAY, JUNE 19th @ 5:00 PM 

    SUBMITTALS DUE TO DROPBOX ON FRIDAY, JULY 17TH @ 5:00 PM

    Past awards juries have valued both large and small scale works that exhibit creativity while solving some of the world's most complex issues. This year's Award Recipients will receive publication in the 2020 Awards Booklet, the OCASLA website, and showcased in an exhibit at The Center for Archiecture and Design. 

    For information on last year's winners see the 2019 Awards Booklet!

     

    The OCASLA Awards Program features six juried categories:

    •          General Design | Constructed
    •          General Design | Not Constructed
    •          Residential
    •          Planning + Analysis
    •          Communications + Research
    •          Students (Must be currently enrolled or recent Spring 2020 graduate)

    SUBMIT ENTRY FEE HERE

     

    2020 AWARDS JURY: Maryland Chapter of the ASLA

     

    SUBMITTAL INFORMATION (Please read all):

    All entries must be purchased and submitted online: There are TWO separate deadlines, you must first register with your entry fee to receive an entry number assignment in order to submit your project by the final deadline.

     

    ENTRY INFORMATION: DEADLINES

    Friday, June 19th @ 5:00 pm | Entry Fee, Entry Form and Number Assignment

    Friday, July 17th @ 5:00 pm | Dropbox Upload

     

    REQUIRED SUBMITTAL PROCESS:

    1. Entry Fee Payment, Entry Form, and Number Assignment:

    • Online credit card payment accepted only - Visa and Mastercard accepted.
    • Click HERE to submit entry fee, see deadline above. 
    • Individual payment required for each entry submittal.
    • Email entry form to [email protected], see deadline above.
    • OCASLA will send you a separate email with the Dropbox link after receipt of entry fee and entry form.          
    • Submittal documents (except for the entry form) are NOT required at time of entry fee payment.

    2. Dropbox Upload

    • See Required Dropbox Upload Checklist below for submittal documents.
    • Items must be received by the deadline date, no exceptions.
    • Any missing information results in disqualification.
    • Please send questions or comments to [email protected]

     

    ENTRY SUBMITTAL UPLOAD

    Required Dropbox Checklist (Please read all):

    Labeled ZIP Folder with Submittal Number Label Only (One labeled dropbox folder per entry with assigned Submittal Number including all required images and documents)

    Items located within Dropbox Folder:

    Descriptive Data Summary Form (Completed and Saved in Microsoft Word format, see download files below)

    Concealed Identity Form (Completed and Saved in Microsoft Word format, see download files below)

    Plant List Form, Optional (Completed and Saved in Microsoft Word format, see download files below)

    Project Team Headshots (Combine headshots in a Folder named ‘YourProjctName_Headshots’. For congratulatory purposes only, not to be included in the slides.)

    Project Image PDF (A multi-page PDF document containing a maximum of (15) pages of drawings and/or photographs shall be uploaded for juror review):

    The PDF file shall be numbered sequentially using your assigned Entry Number. For example, if your assigned Entry Number is 100, your PDF pages should be labeled as 100.01 to 100.15. To ensure proper presentation sequencing, your PDF file should be saved as your entry number, for example, 100.pdf, and placed in a separate folder inside your Dropbox folder titled 'Project Title - Images' 

    Only PDF files will be accepted, dimensions should be 3300 pixels x 2550 pixels, at 300 pixels per inch (8.5"x11"). Page captions should be properly labeled on the page to correlate with the page names and no more than 40 words per page. Any pages with more than 40 description words per page will result in disqualification, this does not include text on plan graphics or any other graphic text. (See templates available for download below.)

    One (1) 36”x 36” PDF Display Graphic (Saved in high resolution 200 PPI (pixels per inch) format. In the event of a winning entry, the graphic will be printed and displayed at GALA 2019 and at the Center for Architecture and Design. Display Graphic should be a way to explain the project to the public. The display should include a  'Project Identification Label', such as a firm logo with the project name and location, and may also include brief written statements. (Please save the  Display Graphic as follows: 'YourProjectName_Display.pdf')

     **Communications + Research Category Entrants Only- Unlike the other categories, submissions in the Communications & Research Category may include alternate items. If submitting a booklet or video, a copy of the booklet or video should be included with the entry submission. To the best extent possible (without editing or defacing the communications item) please conceal the identity of the author, publisher, etc., on the item.

     

    ADDITIONAL NOTES:

    All questions should be directed to OCASLA at [email protected]

    Text documents should be saved in Microsoft Word format. Templates are available for download below.

    The use of powerpoint presentations (unless they are part of the Communications + Research Category) will result in disqualification.

    Entrants are responsible for clearing photographs with photographers for publication and reproduction by OCASLA. OCASLA will provide proper photography credit when using photos, but will not assume responsibility for any copyrights or photography fees.

    Entrants are responsible for clearing submitted projects with all parties involved with the work, especially the client. 

    ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS

    Good Luck!

    Tickets

    $150.00 ASLA Member - Professional Award Registration

    $200.00 Non-ASLA Member - Professional Award Registration

    $30.00 SCASLA Member - Student Awards Registration

    $50.00 Non-SCASLA Member - Student Award Registration

    Documents

    2020 Concealed ID Form

    2020 OCASLA Entry Form

    2020 Descriptive Data Form

    2020 Plant List

    Project Image PDF Template

    2020 OCASLA Entry Info Packet

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