2014 David Ogilvy Awards - Tips & Checklist


First Round of Submissions
Nov. 11, 2013 (save $200)
$495 (single)/$445 (multiple)

Second Round of Submissions
Dec. 11, 2013 (save $100)
$595 (single)/$555 (multiple)

Third and Final Round of Submissions
Feb. 1, 2014
$695 (single)/$665 (multiple)

Tips & Checklist

Tips for a Successful Submission

  • Please read the criteria for submission and judging
  • Ensure that you have demonstrated a link between research and great creative
  • Choose the best examples of creative execution that demonstrate your successful campaign
  • Make sure all your data is sourced accurately
  • Tell us why your campaign was successful
  • Take a look at our previous winning cases on our website:
  • Acquire the appropriate approvals for submission
  • Do not include logos or graphics of your brand and/or campaign in the entry form or case study. Graphs and charts are acceptable.
  • Take a look at the checklist below, as it will help you gather your materials


  • Read the entry kit.
  • Complete the submission form. Include a 100 word summary of your campaign.
  • Select six creative executions to support your entry. Click here for instructions on how to submit. Campaign creative is required for each entry with a limit of six creative executions per campaign. Video should be provided as a QuickTime H264, 640 X 480, 30fps; print as .eps, .jpg file; audio as .wav file.
  • Gather all logos for companies participating in your campaign submission. This includes all advertising, media and research agencies.
  • Gather all personal credits and information for contributing companies. Please do not exceed over 20 participants.
  • Select a category for your submission. You are welcome to submit to more than one category. Extra categories will automatically be charged an additional $100.
  • Submit payment via My ARF.
  • The Participation Agreement must be completed both by the entrant and the client and faxed to (212) 319-5265. You may also email it to ogilvyawards@thearf.org as a scanned document.

NOTE: You must include both signatures of the entrant and the client in order to participate in the program. Always indicate your entry brand to better identify your deliverables.

Download the Entry Checklist here!



March 25, 2014
Marriott Marquis, NYC

Download the Entry Kit

Download the Participation Agreement

For more information about the ARF David Ogilvy Awards, please contact:
Zena M. Pagán: 646.465.5721 ogilvyAwards@thearf.org