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We are currently accepting Call for Entries for our 2023 Excellence in Construction program.
This program celebrates the best of merit shop construction in the region.
If you are a general or specialty contractor, in good standing, we encourage you to apply!


Click here for the Intent to Submit application.  Intent to Submit applications are due on July 12th.

Eligibility Requirements
Project(s) with a safety-related fatality, regardless of contractor trade, will NOT be considered.
Your project must be completed by August 5, 2023.
Projects built outside of Houston will be accepted if portions were managed through a member's Houston office.
All entries must follow the entry criteria.
A non-refundable fee of $400 per entry is required at time of submittal.

How to Apply
All applications must be submitted through our new on-line portal - OpenWater.  This customized software program was designed specifically for ABC chapters.  

Important Other Dates
"How to Submit an Award-Winning Entry" Luncheon, May 17 or June 21; 11:30 am to 1 pm.(Register by clicking the date/link.)
Submissions are due on August 11 at 4 pm
October 19 Awards Gala
ABC National's Intent to Submit Deadline Phase 1, October 27
ABC National's Intent to Submit Deadline Phase 2, November 17

Additional Information
Entry Photo Rights Form  (Click Here)
Step-by-Step Entry Directions (Click Here)



For more information on the program, please contact Danielle Hardy at d.hardy@abchouston.org.