Rules Terms & Conditions

  1. All entries must be submitted between June 11, 2018 and November 2, 2018 at 5:00 PM for consideration.
  2. Communities in the professional category will be considered eligible if construction has been fully completed by January 1, 2017 and completed by no later than October 1, 2018 with high resolution photos available for use.
  3. Entries from prior years cannot be resubmitted.
  4. Incomplete entries will not be judged and any entry fees will be refunded. If an entry is deemed incomplete by SHN, entry will have 48 hours to address deficiencies identified and if not addressed, entry will not be accepted. SHN will not accept any materials after the entry deadline.
  5. Once an entry is accepted, entry fee is non-refundable
  6. An property may enter two categories, such as CCRC and international if the community can be categorized as both but constitutes two separate entries evaluated against entries in their respective categories.
  7. Any Trademarks, written material, graphics, photographs and intellectual property are all held by their respective owners. All materials being shared are strictly confidential.
  8. Company and individual submitting entry confirms and consents that all requisite partners in the project such as owner(s), operator, architecture and/or interior design firm have authorized use of such submitted materials.
  9. Entrants agree that SHN may use the materials to present to judges and show case on the SHN Awards site, Senior Housing News and any other Aging Media Network sites.
  10. Any judge that has a direct or indirect interest, involvement or detailed knowledge of any entry will recuse themselves from judging that particular entry and that entry will be judged by another judge or executive from the Aging Media Network / Senior Housing News team.
  11. All judging is confidential and SHN does not share judges individual scores for projects.
  12. SENIOR HOUSING NEWS AND AGING MEDIA NETWORK HAVE FINAL DECISION ON ELIGIBILITY OF ENTRIES AND SOLE DISCRETION AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE JUDGING PROCESS AND WILL NOT SHARE SCORES FOR INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS OR SCORES BY JUDGES.