WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) invites roofing contractors to submit their asphalt roofing projects to compete for $3,500 in prizes during the 2020 Excellence in Asphalt Roofing Awards Program.

Steep and low-slope projects from the past three years are eligible for consideration. ARMA has extended the submission deadline to Dec. 1, 2019.

“Our program keeps growing as roofing contractors continue executing some amazing and innovative projects they are proud to submit for recognition,” said Reed Hitchcock, ARMA’s executive vice president. “Moving the application deadline up to Dec. 1 gives our judges more time to consider what we anticipate will be an increased number of submissions over previous years.”

Along with the revised deadline, several small enhancements have been made that contractors should keep in mind when submitting project:

  • New Judging Criteria — Projects will be judged on four categories: Reason for Selecting Asphalt, Performance, Beauty, and Distinction.
  • Expanded Scoring Range — Projects will now be scored on a scale of one (poor) through 10 (extraordinary) where previously the maximum score was five.

ARMA will present the winning companies with their awards on the tradeshow floor during the 2020 International Roofing Expo, held Feb. 4–6 in Dallas. Winners will receive a monetary prize ($2,000 for Gold, $1,000 for Silver, and $500 for Bronze) plus recognition in national trade media, local media and on ARMA’s website and social media.

There is no limit to the number of entries a company may submit, so long as each project meets the program criteria. View the 2019 winners here.

Contractors are encouraged to review ARMA’s submission tips on its website to help navigate the application process. Visit the ARMA website to learn more about the awards program and to apply.