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Illumination Award Levels

Section Award

Awarded at the local section level judging. Projects scoring adequately at the section move up for additional judging in the global judging and are eligible for the awards noted below.

Award of Merit

Recognizes meritorious contribution to lighting design.

Special Citation

Recognizes superior elements for a portion of a project.

Award of Excellence

Awarded for an exceptional contribution to the art and science of light.

Award of Distinction

Awarded for extraordinary achievement in lighting design.