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Update, 7/2: The deadline to enter this competition has been extended to 7/5! Submit your projects here.
The deadline to enter into the Awards of Excellence is this week — have you submitted yet? The deadline is June 29.
Hundreds of designers and builders enter their pools for consideration for the Awards of Excellence, the industry’s largest design competition. The competition recognizes stand-out pool and spa installations across the United States and around the world. Entries are judged based on technicality and aesthetics across a variety of categories.
Winners for the 2018 competition will be recognized at the PSP Expo in November and featured in the October 2018 issue of AQUA Magazine. In addition to recognition, the awards provide valuable marketing materials to help winners stand out in their local communities.
Submit your entries by clicking this link.
Curious what previous winners look like? Here are last year’s winners:
2017 Gold Award Winners, Part I
2017 Gold Award Winners, Part II
2017 Silver Award Winners
2017 Bronze Award Winners
Update 10/25/16: Time is running out to vote! Make sure you vote for your favorite project by next Tuesday.
While judging for this year’s Awards of Excellence has wrapped, and this year’s winners notified, there’s one award that’s still up for grabs: the Fan Favorite award.
As its name implies, the honor goes to the project voted by industry peers and to be the best of the best. The award was introduced last year, and went to Presidential Pools of Gilbert, Ariz.,...
It’s been a beautiful month here at AQUA. All month long we’ve shared stunning shots of projects from all over North America, each uniquely different than the last. But as they say, all good things must come to an end, and so too does our Awards of Excellence coverage.Luckily, we’re closing out with another set of dazzling projects, with everything from meticulous tile and dramatic vistas to show-stopping spas. Take a look at the projects below, each of which comes with the...
All month long, we’ve revealed the winners of APSP's Awards of Excellence — and today, it’s finally time to get to the best of the best, the crème de la crème: the gold award winners.
For each gold-winning project, we'll share an inside look at the construction, including product and material choices, as well as the behind-the-scenes details about the construction process. (After all, just about every project has a great story behind it.)
Last week, we revealed the bronze winners of the 2016 Awards of Excellence — today, we move up to silver. This year’s silver winners encompass a wide swath of styles, but all have one thing in common: excellent technical prowess.Inviting lagoons, eye-catching tile work, precise geometric shapes — you’ll see all of it, and more, in the slideshow below. Take a look and get inspired.