Tech Specs


Note: ALL Entries require digital files to be submitted

  1. Video Files (video showcases, online video, etc.)

    Videos are to be supplied in standard definition H264 Quicktime. Specifications are as follows:

    • Quicktime H.264
    • .mov
    • 4:3 NTSC (640x480) or 16:9 NTSC (720x404)
    • 8 Mbps
    • Audio: 16 bit, stereo, 48 000 khz

    Maximum size for any upload is 2GB.

    *Note files must be QuickTime compatible and have the .mov file extension, if your file is not .mov do not just change the file extension manually, you must convert the file to the above specifications or it will not play in the online judging environment.

  2. Audio Files:

    • Audio-only spots are to be supplied in .mp3 format:
    • stereo
    • 128 kbps
  3. Images:

    • Single Page .pdf - 11 x 17 maximum size, without crop marks
    • JPG - 11 x 17 maximum size, without crop marks
    • PHOTO - JPG Must be 300 DPI; size 8" x 10", NOT to exceed file size of 4 MB per image.
    • Company Logo: EPS (full colour logo in EPS format, must be true vector file, not converted)
  4. Interactive:

    Any category where your entry is or contains interactive content, you will need to provide a URL link to the live web site.

    Password information must be provided for password protected sites.

    Remember the site must be live at the time of judging.

Important Dates:

Developer / Renovator Awards
Entries CLOSED
Entry Deadline: November 10, 2017 @ 4pm

Advertising & Marketing / Sales Achievement
Partner Awards
Entries CLOSED
Entry Deadline: November 10, 2017 @ 4pm

New Home / Multi Family
Sales & Information Centers
Industry Achievement Awards
Entries CLOSED
Entry Deadline: January 12, 2018 @ 4pm

BILD CR Awards Gala: April 14, 2018, @ 5pm
Telus Calgary Convention Centre

Contact Information:

Entry, eligibility and payment questions:
Mark Corah

BILD CR Awards information:
David Bears
Director of Programs

Technical inquires, or problems
using the online entry system:

Grand SAM Awards

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