Gulf States Region

GSR Spec Comp

By Randall Lewis, CSI, AIA posted 01-13-2019 18:14

  

2020 GULF STATES REGION CSI
SPECIFICATIONS 
COMPETITION 


General Requirements

Deadline for submittals must be postmarked by April 3, 2020.
You do not have to be a member of The Construction Specification Institute to submit an entry.
Entries must have been produced within the calendar year proceeding the year in which the award is to be submitted.
Make checks payable to "Gulf States Region CSI."
Decision of the judges will be final.
Entries will not be returned. CSI GSR will not be responsible for lost or damaged entries.
Winning entries will receive one framed certificate and three (3) unframed certificates.

Student Requirements - Students must submit a three-part specification Section following CSI’s recommended practices. The Section shall be between three (3) and six (9) pages long.


Presentation of Awards

Awards will be presented at the annual Gulf States Region CSI Conference Awards Banquet. Awards will not be mailed to recipients unless we receive a shipping label for UPS or Federal Express from the recipient.


Award Levels

Honor Award (Grade of 95 percent minimum) CSI’s highest award, recognizing outstanding achievement.
Honorable Mention (Grade of 85 percent minimum) Exceptional entries with limited deficiencies.
Merit Award (Grade of 75 percent minimum) Entries that use new or unusual approaches or handle specific conditions in a particularly effective manner.
Only one entry per category may qualify for an Honor Award. There is no limit to the number of Honorable Mention and Merit Awards. However, awards may not be given in all categories.

submission categories

Category A - Project Manuals – Long Form Specifications
Submit one (1) hard copy and one (1) electronic file of each entry. Limit one entry per person in this category.
Entry Fee: $40 for CSI Members; $80 for non-CSI Members.

Category B - Project Manuals – Short Form Specifications
Submit one (1) hard copy and one (1) electronic file of each entry. Limit one entry per person in this category.
Entry Fee: $40 for CSI Members; $80 for non-CSI Members.

Category C - Manufacturer's Product Binders
Submit one (1) hard copy and one (1) electronic file of each entry. Limit one entry per person in this category.
Entry Fee: $100 for CSI Members; $200 for non-CSI Members.

Category D - Manufacturer’s Websites
Submit a one page letter giving the URL and any other information you would like the judges to consider. Limit one entry per manufacturer in this category.
Entry Fee: $100 for CSI Members; $200 for non-CSI Members.

Category E – Students
Submit one (1) hard copy and one (1) electronic file of each entry. Limit one entry per person in this category. Limit one entry per person in this category.
Entry Fee: $10 CSI Student Members; $20 for non-CSI Student Members.

Select Below for More Information

2020 GSR CSI Spec Comp Application
2020 Project Manual Competition
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