We are delighted to announce the arrival of Award Force

Award Force is the #1 awards management software in the United States

With our chapter’s purchase of Award Force, we are able to give all participants an enhanced digital platform, making it easy to enter.

Managing and judging are also much easier and more secure.

The Design Committee has seen the preview of our Chapter’s format and they are excited! 


Introduction to Award Force

on May 10th @ 3pm via Zoom

Register for the May 10th Remote Presentation

Click here to see the video of the April 12th

Award Force Presentation



Key Dates

April 4th              Open to Receive Entries - Award Force goes LIVE!

April 12th            Introduction to Award Force - 3pm Remote Presentation

May 10th             Introduction to Award Force - 3pm Remote Presentation (Repeat)

May 21st             Closed for Entries – Midnight

May 22nd            Open to Receive Design Boards – via Award Force

June 3rd              Closed for Design Boards – Midnight

June 6th              Open to Vote for People’s Choice Award – via Award Force

June 10th           Closed to Voting for People’s Choice – Midnight  

August 12th       Design Gala - W Hotel, Bellevue, WA 



Who can enter?

NKBA Puget Sound + Olympic-West Sound members are eligible.

What do you have to gain?

Local recognition, public exposure, marketing opportunity and bragging rights!

What's needed? 

A project completed within the last two (2) years, clear professional photos, a concise design statement, a completed entry form along with drawings (see the Guidelines + Instructions packet for specific entry requirements).

How To Win Class (Zoom)      Watch the recording now!


Your Personal Access to Award Force


2022 Entry Packet (Download Now) NOTE: All of this information will be typed or copied directly into AWARD FORCE (except the signed Release Forms)

2022 Guidelines + Instructions Packet (Download Now)

Download the "How-To-Win Tips & Tricks" PDF

Download the "How-to-Zip an Entry Folder" PDF

Purchase the "NKBA Kitchen & Bathroom Planning Guidelines with Access Standards" Booklet


Contact Info

Design Competition Chair 2022               Laura Zmuda                LauraZB Designs    

Design Competition Co-Chair 2022      Jennifer Kowlaski      Six Walls Interior Designs     

Design Entry Chair 2022                               Mariah Hebenthal     Sherwin-Williams