How to Apply

National CotY Awards are Open!

Project Completion Dates - Dec. 1, 2020 to Nov. 30, 2022

Note: This webpage is for the nationwide CotY awards. Your NARI chapter may have a separate submission process for local awards. 
Check your chapter's website to see their dates.

How to Apply:

  1. Create a presentation (max 30 pages) that outlines the project goals and highlights the transformation you achieved. 

    • Include architectural drawings, before and after photos and any other relevant project information.

  2. Write a project summary in 100 words or less.

  3. Complete and upload the Client-Contractor Agreement and Photo Release forms.

  4. Submit your presentation, project summary, entry fee and additional supporting documents to NARI HQ by the deadline.


Here's a video that will walk you through the application process step-by-step: 


Deadlines and Fees 

  • Early bird – September 1 to November 2, 2022 - $195

  • Standard – November 3 to November 23, 2022 - $215

  • Late entry – November 24 to December 2, 2022 - $245

  • Team Members - $175

Additional rules and helpful info:  

For CotY Judges: