The NKBA’s annual competition throws open an exclusive platform for member designers, as well as builders/remodelers to showcase their expertise in kitchen and bath design and benefit from nationwide industry and media recognition.
2019 NKBA Design Competition Submissions are NOW CLOSED! If you have entered a project but still need to submit your entry fee, please click on the button below to submit your payment.
2019 NKBA Design Competition Entry Fee: (Please note, you will have to create a Shopify account if you don’t already have one)
2019 NKBA Design Competition Forms:
**Please download, fill out and save these forms. Please submit them with your projects in your submission folder.
Only NKBA members are eligible. Click here if you would like to join today.
National media attention, special awards and cash prizes presented during a special ceremony at KBIS 2019 in Las Vegas, industry recognition, your design(s) featured in NKBA Magazine, on NKBA.org, and in the NKBA Booth at KBIS 2019.
NEW IN 2019: The best overall kitchen and bath winners will be featured in an editorial spread in Luxe magazine!
A project installed between January 1, 2017 and July 2, 2018, clear photos, a concise design statement, elevations and a floor plan to scale, and a completed entry form. The 2019 NKBA Design Competition Entry Packet provides comprehensive information on the entry process as well as competition rules & requirements.
Here is a checklist of items that are needed with each submission:
-Identify One (1) Winning Photo
– Floor Plans and Elevations
– Photos (up to 10 including before and after)
– Project Specification Form
– Client Property Release
All entry packets must be received at the NKBA Headquarters by Monday, July 2, 2018.
Please indicate the appropriate Category for your entry on the online entry form.
The competition is divided into the following eleven main categories. Select the category that best characterizes your design(s).
*Categories are 1st place only ($2,000) and will be judged for best overall categories ($10,000 kitchen and $10,000 bath).
To be considered for the Builder/Remodeler Award – In honor of Clay Lyon, CR, 2012 include the following information on your online entry form:
Part 2: How Your NKBA Design Competition Entry Will Be Scored
2019 NKBA Design Competition Sponsors
For sponsorship opportunities, please email Sales@nkba.org and one of our Business Development Managers will be in contact with you.