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ABC Mississippi recognizes excellence in construction quality each year with our annual Merit Awards competition. The year 2020 represents our 34th annual competition. Through this program, ABC Mississippi seeks to honor contractors whose work exemplifies the high degree of quality that is common within ABC Mississippi membership. Merit Award eligibility, judging criteria, categories application requirements and award presentation details are below.
AWARD ELIGIBILITY Any current member of ABC Mississippi is eligible to submit an entry. Projects or work completed between September 1, 2019 and August 31, 2020 will be considered for 2020.
JUDGING CRITERIA Entries will be judged on the basis of difficulty, unusual features, contract time, budget and quality of construction. Project photos and an accurate project narrative is critical for determining merit.
PROJECT CATEGORIES Please click here to download a printable PDF of all project categories. Categories 1-12 are for companies that perform general contracting or construction management. Categories 13-22 are for companies that perform specialty contracting and are not acting as the general contractor or construction manager. Out-of-state projects are noted with a check box on the online application. There is no separate category for out-of state and out-of-state projects are accepted.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS All 2020 applications will be submitted online. A total of four entries may be submitted with no more than two projects per category, per company, including subsidiaries. Separate online entries are required for each project. Online applications and payment must be received by Noon on Thursday, October 8, 2020. No exceptions will be made. Each application must include:
WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT & AWARD PRESENTATION All winners will be announced on October 15, 2020 and awards will be presented at our Merit Awards Banquet on Friday, November 20, 2020. Online registration for this event is available at abcmississippi.org/banquet. ABC Mississippi has a hotel room block reserved at Hyatt Place in Ridgeland for the evening of Friday, November 20, 2020. An online link to reserve your room is coming soon!
PAST WINNERS Please click the links below to view the past winners of our Merit Awards competition.
QUESTIONS? Please contact Weezie Horn at email@example.com or 601.944.0421 with any application questions.