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|2017 EEA Intent to Enter|
June 8, 2016
To all ACEC California Members and Prospective Members:
This is your opportunity to participate in ACEC California’s 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) program.
We encourage you to submit an entry for a project worthy of prominence and recognition in which your
firm was involved.
The Engineering Excellence Awards program recognizes successfully completed projects that stand out
based on the quality and complexity the project. The program is an opportunity to promote not only your firm
but also our profession through outstanding projects. Award winners will be honored at a banquet hosted by
ACEC California Scholarship Foundation on February 2, 2017, at the Parc 55 in San Francisco. Award winners
will receive extensive statewide promotion through ACEC California. All banquet proceeds will benefit the
ACEC California Scholarship Foundation.
Furthermore, the Golden State and Honor Award recipients will have the opportunity to enter the ACEC National
competition. ACEC members and media from all over the nation will recognize competition winners at a black-tie
dinner in Washington, D.C., on April 25, 2017, in conjunction with ACEC's Annual Convention and Legislative
If you wish to enter the 2017 competition, complete the Intent to Enter form below. Upon receipt of this form, you will
be sent the Official Entry as soon as it is available. It is highly encouraged to complete the Intent to Enter form early,
so that your firm receives all notifications and has ample time to prepare an entry. Final project submittals are due by
Friday, September 30, 2016.
Please contact Holly Cole at the ACEC California office at (916) 441-7991 or firstname.lastname@example.org for
additional information on this excellent firm recognition program. We look forward to your entry.
Chairman, EEA Committee
To enter a project in the ACEC California competition, engineering and land surveying firms must have an office
based in California or be an ACEC California member. Submitted projects must be substantially completed and
ready for use between November 1, 2014 and October 31, 2016 (projects in categories A and D must have been publicly
disclosed by the client between this time period). Awards may be given in any or all categories, at the ACEC California
level, at the discretion of the panel of judges. The Golden State Award will be presented to the best overall project in
the competition. Only Golden State and Honor Award winners are eligible to advance to the ACEC National competition.
Entry into the ACEC National level requires completion of a separate project notebook and photographic panel,
in accordance with ACEC National guidelines.
Before beginning to prepare a project entry, it is suggested that entrants make certain that the client and/or owner
will grant permission to enter this project in the state and/or national competition, and will authorize the release
of information about the project and approves of the project summary.
Dates to Remember
2017 Intent to Enter
To enter a project in the 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards competition, please complete the form below. Upon
receipt of this form, ACEC California will send the entry preparer the required information, guidelines and forms for
the official entry notebook for the competition.
To submit more than one project, please complete the form below for each additional project.
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