FAQs ABOUT COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS
When is the deadline?
Entries will be accepted until Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at noon.
Can I enter my project if I am not a member of the local BILD/CHBA/UDI in the area in which the project is located?
No. Being able to enter a project in the BILD Alberta Awards is a benefit of membership. Therefore, you should contact the local BILD/CHBA/UDI in the area in which your project is located and give consideration to membership.
Can I enter my project if it is located in an area not served by any local BILD/CHBA/UDI?
Yes. If there is no local BILD/CHBA/UDI where the project is located in Alberta, you may still enter it if you are a BILD Alberta member.
Are projects located outside Alberta eligible for the BILD Alberta Awards?
Are renderings acceptable as image uploads?
Can logos be on images and floor plans?
No logos can appear in any images or floor plans and may result in disqualification. This competition is blind competition for all categories with the exception of the developer award categories.
I’ve got two great projects/homes in the same category. Can I enter both of them?
Yes. You are able to enter up to three projects/homes per category for each local BILD/CHBA/UDI membership. Projects are to correspond to the market area served by the local BILD/CHBA/UDI. If you were to have two local CHBA memberships, you could enter three projects (x2) in each category for the market areas covered by your two local CHBA memberships.
What do you consider a Multi-family?
All units built as a part of a multi-family project must be entered in Multi-family categories. This includes duplexes, townhomes, and apartment-style condominiums which all share at least one common wall. Definition for each product is as follows:
- DUPLEX - semi-detached homes (two units attached)
- TOWNHOME – three or more attached homes
- APARTMENT – four or more attached homes with common entrance
If they do not share a common wall they must be entered into the appropriate Single Family category. Secondary suites are not eligible for individual submission.
Can I enter an infill home?
Yes. Infill homes can be entered into the appropriate single or multi-family category.
If the home is still in the builder's possession do I need to submit a homeowner permission form?
No, you are not required to submit a homeowner permission form.
What should be included in the renovation cost?
To determine which category your renovation should be entered into, the cost of the renovation must include your estimate of the dollar value of any materials the home owner self-supplied (e.g. kitchen appliances).
Can I enter a kitchen or bathroom renovation in the Kitchen and Bathroom categories, and also enter them as part of a Whole House submission?
Can I enter a basement renovation?
Yes, you can enter it into the Renovators Choice category.