IDEA 2022 Pricing & Deadlines


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Thank you for your interest in entering your work into the IDEA competition. This competition is open to designs and designers from around the world and we look forward to seeing your very best. There are two rounds of entry and judging during the IDEA competition. IDSA members benefit from preferential pricing for all aspects of IDEA entry. If you aren't a member, consider joining before you enter IDEA to save on entry fees and enjoy many other membership advantages year-round.  

ROUND ONE​​​​​ - Complete

In Round One, judges review every entry submission and narrow the field by selecting exemplary projects to advance to Round Two of the competition.

Regular Entry Rates

For entries submitted and paid for between January 3, 2022 – March 7, 2022 (11:59pm EST)

  • IDSA Member: Professional - $375
  • IDSA Member: Student - $135
  • Non-Member: Professional & Student - $560

Late Entry Rates

For entries submitted and paid for between March 8, 2022 – March 21, 2022 (11:59pm EST)

  • IDSA Member: Professional - $585
  • IDSA Member: Student - $270 
  • Non-Member: Professional & Student - $800



Entrants selected by our judges to advance into Round Two will be notified by April 25, 2022. Entrants need to complete and pay for their Round Two submission(s) in order to be considered 'Finalists' and to be eligible to win an IDEA trophy. Round Two will be open for entry from April 25 to May 20, 2022 (11:59pm EST).


Round Two / Finalist Entry Rates

  • IDSA Member: Professional - $530
  • IDSA Member: Student - $135
  • Non-Member: Professional & Student - $650