ULTRABOLD Awards

RGD's newest Awards Program celebrates designers 35 years of age and younger who are making an impact on the design community and beyond! (Information en francais.)

 

Deadline for submissions: July 17, 2020

Complete the entry form here.

 

Entry Fees

- Free entry for Provisional and Certified RGDs

- $45 fee for Affiliate & Junior Affiliate RGD Members & SDGQ Members

- $95 fee for Non-Members

 

Criteria 
Entrants are asked to submit 3 examples of their work and a designer statement. Judges will evaluate for Design Excellence
, Community Impact and Design Effectiveness to select 5 Finalists and 1 Winner.

 

Why Enter

 

Four Finalists will each receive:

- Recognition across RGD communications channels reaching over 50,000 industry professionals

- Recognition across DesignThinkers communications

- $500 cash prize

- Free Membership for 2 years (RGD or Provisional RGD)

- Free attendance at DesignThinkers for 2 years

- Recognition in a press release sent to 500 media outlets

 

One Winner will receive:

- Featured Recognition across RGD communications channels reaching over 50,000 industry professionals

- Featured Recognition across DesignThinkers communications

- $500 cash prize

- RGD Membership (RGD or Provisional RGD) for 5 years

- Free attendance to DesignThinkers for 5 years

- Opportunity to do a presentation at DesignThinkers

 

Eligibility 
- Must be 35 years of age or under at the time of the deadline (July 17, 2020)
- Must be a citizen or resident of Canada

 
Submission Requirements
- Designer Statement: Submit a personal statement on how you and your work are impacting Canadian (or international) design and your community. Can be submitted in written or video format.
- Case studies for 3 design projects that back up your statement. For each piece, talk about the goals of the project and how it achieved its purpose.
 Work that may be submitted includes freelance project
s; projects done as part of a team (maximum 2)
; personal project (maximum 1)
; pro bono work
; and projects for employers.
 

Judges

 
Questions?
If you have questions, email

 

2020 Program supported by:

      

 

Award Name and Branding: John Furneaux RGD and B3 Strategy