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  • 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards

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  • ELIGIBILITY

    Any engineering or surveying firm is eligible to enter the
    awards program, regardless of whether the firm is a member
    of ACEC-Utah.

    GENERAL CRITERIA

    1. This competition is sponsored by ACEC-Utah and is for projects
      designed within the State of Utah. Construction of projects must
      have been substantially completed and ready for use between
      November 1, 2018 and October 31, 2021. Research and survey/
      mapping projects must have been publicly disclosed by the client
      between November 1, 2018 and October 31, 2021.
    2. Engineering achievements that have won awards in other state
      or national award programs may be entered.
    3. Competition entries must include an digital submission of materials in PDF format, photos in JPEG form and a display panel as
      indicated in ‘Preparing an Entry’ in this document. The ACEC Utah
      reserves the right to interpret
      the rules and determine eligibility of all entries.
    4. Each entry must be accompanied by an entry application
      form, entry materials and entry fee. The fee per entry is $200
      for ACEC-Utah member firms and $400 for non-members.
      Payment is due at time of submission.
    5. Entry materials become the property of ACEC Utah and will
      be used throughout the year to promote the organization, the
      engineering profession, and the submitting firm’s excellence
      in engineering.

    PREPARING AN ENTRY

    Each entry should be submitted in accordance with the entry rules
    presented in this document. Each entry must consist of two components: one photographic display panel, official electronic entry. Non-compliance with the rules may disqualify an entry. Please read the requirement thoroughly.
    No supplemental models, equipment or
    computerized accessories will be accepted for viewing during
    the judging process. Submissions - including photos, 
    and panel - become the property of ACEC-Utah and may be used
    in future ACEC-Utah publications. Materials will not be returned.

    PRESENTATION

    In addition to the official electronic entry and panel submissions, the Project
    Engineer (or representative) will give a 10-minute verbal
    presentation to the panel of judges to explain what is most
    engineering-noteworthy
    about the project on December 17, 2021.
    The presentation schedule will be distributed on December 10, 2021.
    Due to time constraints, electronic presentations (Powerpoint,
    etc.) are not permitted. The laminated photographic panel
    (submitted with the entry) will be displayed for reference during
    the verbal presentation.

    SUBMITTING AN ENTRY

    All submitted information becomes the property of ACEC Utah.
    All engineering firms’ entries must be submitted to ACEC Utah
    electronically by December 9, 2021.

    Photographic Display Panel must be received by December 15; ship to:
    ACEC Utah
    Attn: 2021 EEA Competition Committee
    8915 S 700 E, Suite 202
    Sandy, Utah 84070

    JUDGING

    A distinguished panel of judges will be assembled. Entries will be
    judged on the basis of uniqueness and originality; future value to
    the engineering profession; social, economic and sustainable design
    considerations; complexity; and successful fulfillment of client/
    owner’s needs, including schedule and budget.

  • QUESTIONS

    Michael Smith, Executive Director
    American Council of Engineering Companies-Utah
    e-mail: michael@acecutah.org
    801.657.4470