Registration & Submissions

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Online Project Submission

The student is required to submit the final entries that must be uploaded through the ACSA Competition website at by 12:00 midnight, May 25, 2016. If the submission is from a team of students, all student team members will have the ability to upload the digital files. Once the final submit button is pressed no additional edits, uploads, or changes can be made. Once the final Submission is uploaded and submitted, each student will receive a confirmation email notification. You may “save” your submission and return to complete. Please note: The submission is not complete until the “complete this submission” button has been pressed. For team projects, each member of team projects may submit the final project.

The final submission upload must contain the following:

  • Completed online registration including all team members and faculty sponsors
  • Each of the four 20”x30” boards uploaded individually as a high resolution PDF or JPEG file
  • A design essay or abstract


Steps for registered students to upload their final submission:

  1. Log into the ACSA website, with your personal ACSA credential received upon registration
  2. Click "My ACSA"
  3. Click "My Competitions"
  4. Locate the 15-16 Timber Competition, Click "Submissions"
  5. Click "Upload My Submissions"

Here you will see a series of tabs to complete for your submission. Remember to go to the Submit tab and Click "Complete this Submission" once you have everything uploaded.



Students from the U.S. and Canada are eligible to participate in the competition. All student entrants are required to work under the direction of a faculty sponsor from an ACSA member school. Entries will be accepted for individual as well as team solutions. Teams must be limited to a maximum of five individuals.


Faculty Sponsors


A faculty sponsor is required to enroll students online (available at by March 30, 2016. An online registration form must be completed for an entire team or for each individual participant. There is no registration fee to participate in the challenge. Each registered participant will receive a confirmation email that will include information for final online submission. Please add the email address to your address book to ensure that you receive all emails regarding your submission. 

The competition is open for currently enrolled students, only, and will require a faculty sponsor from an ACSA member school to enroll students by completing an online registration form (available at by March 30, 2016. Faculty sponsors must complete a form for the entire studio or for each individual student or team of students participating. Each student will receive a confirmation email that will include personal login information for final online submission. Students or teams wishing to enter the challenge on their own must have a faculty sponsor, who should complete the form.

During registration the faculty will have the ability to add students, add teams, assign students to teams, and add additional faculty. Registration is required by March 30, 2016, after which edits and additions can be made until a student starts a final submission, then the registration is not editable. Faculty may assign a “Faculty Representative” to a registered student, who will have access to change, edit, and make additions to the registration.



For questions please contact: 

Eric Wayne Ellis
Director of Operations and Programs
      Monique Thomason
Programs Manager
Allison Smith
Programs Coordinator