Enter our 2017 Home of the Year Contest!

Architects, interior designers, builders and homeowners: This is your chance to be published!

Calling all home design professionals and homeowners, alike! Do you know of an exquisite Colorado home that we should consider for our upcoming 2017 Home of the Year contest? If so, consider submitting the home to Colorado Homes & Lifestyles magazine! This is your chance to be published, center stage, in our June/July 2017 issue. Follow the instructions below, and act fast! The deadline is March 24, 2017.


Any completed, owner-occupied home (primary residence or second home) located in Colorado. All styles and sizes accepted. The project may not have been published in Colorado Homes & Lifestyles or any of our regional competitors prior to the contest. Each project may be entered only once. 


All entries should be submitted via email or other electronic services such as Hightail or Dropbox no later than 5 p.m. MDT on Friday, March 24, 2017, to Kate Meyers at kmeyers@ coloradohomesmag.com. Please do not mail hardcopy documents or photos; they will not be forwarded to the judges or returned.

Entries may be submitted by homeowners, home designers, architects, builders, and interior designers. Home designers, architects, builders, and interior designers must include the homeowners’ signed release (below) authorizing publication of the home.

Entries must include a cover letter that briefly describes the home design. The letter should include contact information for the designer, architect, and builder. Please also include the location.

Entries should include color photos of the exterior, living/ great room, kitchen, master bedroom, master bath, dining room, and any other spaces that make the home distinctive. Please include shots of the overall design as well as special details or finishes, materials, etc.

Professional photography is not required but is welcomed. Professional photographs must have photo credits.


Award-winning entries must be available for publication in Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Home of the Year issue (June/ July) and may not be published in any other publication without written consent from Colorado Homes & Lifestyles until after October 30, 2017.

Award-winning HOTY homes must be available to a Colorado Homes & Lifestyles photographer for one full day. Award-winning architects, builders, and/or designers must be available to be interviewed by a Colorado Homes & Lifestyles writer or editor. Homeowner interviews are preferred but not required.


March 24, 2017


Call Kate Meyers, Editor in Chief, at (303) 248-2068 or email kmeyers@coloradohomesmag.com

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Categories: Interiors