Competition Rules & Eligibility


By entering the DDA Decorating & Design Competition you are consenting to the release by DDA of your name and your project and all related images in print, electronic, or other forms on the DDA website or otherwise for DDA promotional, educational, or other purposes.

Application & payment
Your entry will only be accepted after all information is uploaded and payment is received.

Number of entries allowed

Accredited Members
The same project cannot be entered in more than one category, and while accredited members may enter in a maximum of five projects, only two submissions per entrant are allowed in any one category.

Students may enter only one project into the General Student Category and one project in the universal kitchen or bath design category and will not enter projects in the accredited member categories.

Eligibility
You must be an accredited member in good standing at the time of the ceremony to receive the award.

Students do not have to be a member of DDA but there will be an entry fee of $30.00 for non-member student entries.

Retired members, educator members, and affiliate members are not eligible to submit entries.

All entries are to be the principal work of the member(s) submitting the entry.

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