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GALA awards and eligibility

Georgia Landscape Awards

Awards

Entry submission does not guarantee an award.

  • Grand For projects judged as greatly exceeding all criteria for the category
  • Distinction For projects judged as superior in their overall evaluation
  • Merit For projects that meet the standard in the category
  • Green Star Special designation that may be given, at the sole discretion of the judges
  • Community Stewardship Special designation that may be given, at the sole discretion of the judges
  • Judges’ Choice Special designation that may be given, at the sole discretion of the judges

Eligibility

  • Only UAC members in good standing may submit entries (dues must be current).
  • There is no limit to the number of entries per company, but:
    • 1) each project can be entered in one category only; and
    • 2) multiple entries for one property address will not be accepted.
  • Previous UAC award entries can be resubmitted if new photos are provided, except:
    • Projects that previously received a Grand Award cannot be re-entered in the same category.
    • Seasonal color entries: properties that previously received a Grand Award may be resubmitted, but the new entry must have a completely new design.
  • The project cannot be owned by the entering company.
  • Projects may be no more than five years old.