ULTRABOLD Awards

The RGD's newest Awards Program celebrates emerging designers who are making an impact on the design community and beyond! 

 

The 2021 Awards are now open for submissions!

 

Apply here!

 

Deadline: July 9, 2021

 

Entrants are asked to submit three examples of their work and a designer statement (maximum 250 words).

 

Watch our ULTRABOLD Awards Info Session & Panel Discussion: a deep dive into the ULTRABOLD Awards submission and evaluation processes.

 

See complete details of the requirements in this downloadable PDF.

 

Judges will evaluate for Design Excellence
, Community Impact and Design Effectiveness to select four Finalists and one Winner.

 

Eligibility 
  • Must be 35 years of age or under at the time of the deadline (July 9, 2021) OR a Provisional RGD Member in Good Standing (who may be over 35)
  • Must be a citizen or resident of Canada

 

Entry Fees*

Provisional RGD & Certified RGD Members: FREE

Jr Affiliate & Affiliate Members: $45

Non-Members: $95

* not including applicable taxes

 
 
Finalists will receive:
  • $1,000 cash prize
  • Free Membership (Provisional RGD or RGD) for 2 years
  • Free attendance at DesignThinkers for 2 years
  • Recognition across RGD's communications channels including the RGD website, social media, our email newsletter and at DesignThinkers 2021
 
One Winner will receive:
  • $1,000 cash prize
  • RGD Membership (Provisional RGD or RGD) for 5 years
  • Free attendance to DesignThinkers for 5 years
  • Recognition across RGD's communications channels including the RGD website, social media,  our email newsletter and at DesignThinkers 2021
  • Recognition in a video prepared by Storia
  • Opportunity to be recognized during DesignThinkers 2021.
 
Questions?
If you have questions, email

 

2021 Program supported by:

  

Pound   

 

 

 

 

 

Award Name and Branding: John Furneaux RGD and B3 Strategy