Award Details


State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award

Nomination/Submission Deadline: 11 Mar 2024

Award Guidelines

Award Description

This award is presented to the state or community whose poster in honor of Archaeology Week or Month best exemplifies the vibrant role played by archaeology, heritage, and preservation within the community. The contest was traditionally held at the SAA Annual Meeting, where attendees voted for first, second, and third-place winners. Voting is now conducted online during the time around the Annual Meeting and open to the public.

The State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award is sponsored by the Public Education Committee and the Council of Allied Societies. The contest is possible through the support of members and the Public Education Endowment Fund.

Who Is Eligible to Submit Nominations or Apply for the Award

Any State Archaeology Celebration poster between March 2023 and March 2024 will be considered.

Nomination/Submission Materials Required

  1. Fill out the submission form on the Poster Contest page. There are no hard copy posters this year due to space constraints. Only digital submissions will be accepted.

Please contact for any questions.

Contact Address

Society for American Archaeology

Education and Outreach
1990 K St. NW #401
Washington, DC 20006

Past Awardees

View the archive of past Archaeology Celebration Award winning posters, going back to the first contest in 1996.