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Entry Information

Final cost of construction should exclude lot/land cost, but include all change orders, builder fees and any items included in the construction/remodel of home that client paid for outside of contract.

This information will not be made public and is for the sole purpose of creating fairness and uniformity among entries.

Subcontractor and Supplier Accuracy Verification

This verifies that the above subcontractor and supplier listing is complete and accurate and that the Builder/Remodeler Company takes full responsibility for any subcontractor(s) and/or supplier(s) not given proper credit.

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Entry Resident/Owner Approval Verification

This verifies that the Builder/Remodeler has obtained all necessary approvals from the Resident/Owner to allow LightHouse Awards judges and representatives access into the residence located at the Entry Address for the purpose of judging the home as an entry in the LightHouse Awards, on Friday and Saturday September 13th and 14th.

Furthermore, this verifies that the Builder/Remodeler has obtained approval and all necessary releases for the use of photography of the residence, to be used by the Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association to promote the LightHouse Awards as determined necessary and proper by the LightHouse Awards Committee. Uses include, but are not limited to, press releases, advertising, print media, television broadcasting.

Note: The Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association will not publish or release entry addresses, construction costs or names of residents/owners in its promotion of the LightHouse Awards.

By agreeing below, the Builder/Remodeler authorizes that the Resident/Owner agrees to the terms outlined above and agrees to be held responsible for communicating all relevant LightHouse Awards judging and promotion information to the Resident/Owner.

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Professional Photographs & Company Marketing Materials

Each entry is required to have at least six digital image files at the time of submission (need not be professional if timing does not allow) and professional digital image files by Friday, October 4 for use at the LightHouse Awards Gala.

Digital files can be transmitted via Dropbox or similar file sharing site by sending a link to, or placed on an external drive or disc at a resolution of 300 dpi or more in a JPG file format (Dropbox or similar preferred). External drives or discs can be dropped off at the HBA Office at 386 Spanish Wells Road Suite C-1 on Hilton Head Island unless alternative arrangements are made.

HBA will provide entrant a list of photographers upon request.

Before transmitting image files, please make sure ALL file names include the company name and property address.

For example: Company-Name-22-Sparrow-Drive.jpg

Please include any related marketing materials for company and/or entry. Past ads and brochures marketing LightHouse Awards achievement are strongly encouraged.

In addition to your image files, please include a Word or Text document (no PDFs, please) project statement (200 to 500 words in length) describing entry, the builder/remodeler’s scope of work, and any aspects of the home/project that may be of special interest.

Supplemental Submissions

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Supplemental Submission Checklist (for Dropbox or similar sharing site, external drive, or disc)

1. 6 project images
-exterior front
-exterior rear
-master bedroom
-great/living room

2. Project Statement

3. Copy of final building permit from respective municipality.

Digital image files for judging are due no later than Friday, August 23. Professional photos for the LightHouse Awards Gala presentation are due by Friday, October 4.

HBA Good Standing and Application Costs

By clicking here, the member company verifies current HBA membership and good standing with all companies listed as project contributors.

Your company will be invoiced based on your final application submissions in all applicable entry categories. Each new home entry application is $550.

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