How It Works

  1. Step 1

    Brands create briefs which are shared with over 8,000 creatives

  2. Step 2

    Creative teams have 4 weeks to create original concepts

    Entry Guidelines
  3. Step 3

    Entries are judged by a group of top Creative Directors

  4. Step 4

    Winners are announced and prizes are awarded


NAC is open to all those professionally involved in advertising and communication (advertising agencies, production companies, freelancers, etc). NAC is entered by teams of 2 or more. Teams (or team members) may submit to more than one category. 

The student category is open to all those enrolled in a creative post-secondary program across Canada.


BEST IN SHOW $10,000
GOLD $5,000
SILVER $2,500
BRONZE $1,250
MERIT Recognition
STUDENT Two month paid internship at a top agency in Toronto


$260 per additional entry in same category
Student Entry: Free

Entry Guidelines

Next competition is coming soon!

Your Entry

Your entire entry must be contained to a single 24 x 28” presentation board. Additional materials not included in the board may be viewed but will not be judged.

Please find Rules and Regulations here.

How To Enter

  1. Create a submission based off of a brief. 
  2. Upload entry.
  3. Submit payment.

File Specs

  • Your submission board must be contained to a single, 24 x 28 board.
  • Vertical and horizontal are both acceptable. 
  • Artwork must be a high resolution PDF, JPG, or PNG. 
  • File must be minimum 300 DPI 
  • Max file size: 80 MB 
  • Please do not include your names anywhere on your entry boards.

Refund Policy

All entry submissions are final and entry fees are nonrefundable.


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Please make sure that you thoroughly check your file before confirming the upload, as we will not process or accept any re-uploads once you have confirmed your entry. The National Advertising Challenge will not assume any responsibility for submissions that do not adhere to the specifications listed here. All entries must be supplied digitally through our online submission system. Entrants are responsible for ensuring that they have the right to use the images contained in their entry material. All entries will become property of the National Advertising Challenge and will not be returned.