Important Dates


The Fall semester student Call For Entry begins August 1 and ends in November. Professional entries are welcomed at any time. All Finalists chosen in the Spring and Fall will be judged by the live jury in November to select the winners.

Hello Designers—Latest Deadline News

Please take note: Spark Product Awards will now take place twice a year, in the Spring and Fall. The 2015 Autumn Call For Entry begins August 1. Please submit all designs by the final deadline, October 15, 2015.

Deadline Tip:
If you are having a problem pulling your entry materials together, and are afraid of missing a deadline—don’t worry about it. Just register and make sure the fees are paid by deadline.

Fill in the form with any temporary data for now, and change it later. You can make additions and changes right up to October 15.

Thanks For Sparking!


August 1
Autumn Spark Concept Award Call For Entry

August 31
Earlybird Deadline, 11:59pm (23:59 hrs.), Pacific Daylight Time (California)

September 1
Standard Entry Period

September 21
Standard Deadline, 11:59pm (23:59 hrs.), Pacific Daylight Time (California)

September 22
Late Entry Period Begins

October 15
Final Deadline, 11:59pm (23:59 hrs.), Pacific Daylight Time (California)

October 16
Phase 1 Jury Begins

October 18
Phase 1 Jury Ends

October 19
Phase 2 Finalists Announced. Finalist Payment Period Begins

November 6
Finalist Fee Payment Deadline, 05:00pm (17:00 hrs.), PST (California). All Finalist Entry payments Must Be Received by This Date

November 7 & 8
Phase 2 Live Jury

November 9
Winners Privately Announced. Winners Circle Service Charge due