2019 Hatch Award Guidelines
Call for Entries
Open: June 3rd, 2019, 12:00am EDT
Close: July 12th, 2019, 5:00pm EDT
Who May Enter
Any brand or creator responsible for the creation of advertising, design, direct marketing and/or interactive material, such as an advertising agency, in-house agency, design studio, advertiser, publisher, broadcaster, production house, content creator or freelancer. Creator or client must be New England-based.
What May be Entered
Any advertising, design, direct, or interactive materials first published, broadcast, distributed, or posted between May 1, 2018 and June 1, 2019. The creative concept must have roots in New England, whether it be work from a New England-based agency or for a New England-based client.
You may enter your work into as many applicable categories as it belongs. If it does not fit, The Hatch Committee reserves the right to re-categorize any entries. Such entries will be placed into their appropriate category as defined here in the Call for Entries. Any piece that is moved by the Committee may be done so without notification.
For all categories, entrants may include a brief video explanation and/or supporting documents in addition to other materials explaining their entry, but it is not required.
Entry Pricing (per entry)
$200: Non-Member Rate
$150: Ad Club Member Rate
Members of The Ad Club can access member-only pricing using the promo code ADCLUBMEMBER
$50: Student Rate
Students must still be enrolled in school and only have worked in the creative field for no more than
one year. Students may only enter in Student Classification sector. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive
the promo code.
All entries are judged by a hand-picked panel of worldwide experts. Here were the 2018 Judges. The judges score all work on a numerical scale, so every category may not have a winner. There is One Best of Show winner and multiple Gold, Silver, Bronze and Merit winners.
Best of Show winner will receive one engraved, glass Hatch bowl. All winners will receive two engraved Hatch bowls per winning entry. You have the opportunity to order additional Hatch Bowls at your own cost from Honor Craft. Email email@example.com to do so.
For any questions regarding entries or tickets for The Hatch Awards show, please contact
For any technical issues regarding the Iceberg Platform, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2018 Winners
Make sure to check out all of last year's winning work! You can search and sort by agency, client, award level and name. This is a great place to get inspired by some of New England's brightest creative minds.