2022 Awards Program Details

Download program details and get started on your awards entries for 2022. The online system will open in May and the deadline to submit is Friday, July 29.

Entry Pricing
Member - $99.00
Non-member - $149.00


2022 President's Awards Categories
Category descriptions and awards questions

2022 Awards FAQ

You've got questions, we've got answers

Judging Criteria

A guide for how judges critique entries


2021 Winners

We are thrilled to announce winners for the 2021 awards program. Winners were celebrated on November 4 at the President’s Awards Gala held in conjunction with the Texas Downtown Conference

Best Commercial Interior

Under 50,000 population
Goliad – Dwell

Over 50,000 population
Tyler – Café 1948

Best Renovation/Rehabilitation/Restoration

Under 50,000 population
Winnsboro – Sinclair Market & Convenience Store

Over 50,000 population
Harlingen – The Monte and Amy Allen House

Best New Construction

Under 50,000 population
Roanoke – New City Hall

Over 50,000 population
Bryan – The Dechiro Lofts

Best Public Improvement

Under 50,000 population
Burleson – Mayor Vera Calvin Plaza

Over 50,000 population
Midland – Centennial Park

Best Promotional Event – Traditional

Under 50k population
Cuero – Christmas in Downtown Cuero

Over 50k population
Temple - Love Where You Live

Best Promotional Event – Digital

Under 50k population
Denison – Public Art Brochure

Over 50k population
Mesquite - Small Business Saturday

Best Downtown Business

Under 50k population
San Saba – Pecan House Grill

Over 50k population
Georgetown – The Golden Rule

Best Downtown Partner

Under 50k population
Buda – Inspired Minds Art Center

Over 50k population
Waco – Keep Waco Loud

Best Economic Game Changer

Under 50k population
Denison – Ecommerce Accelerator Incentive Program

Over 50k population
Frisco - Patios at the Rail

Resiliency Award

Under 50k population
Buda – A Snowball’s Chance

Over 50k population
Garland – Fair Fare on the Square

Downtowner of the Year
San Saba - Clay Nettleship

Susan H. Campbell Award for Professional Excellence
Goliad - Keli Miller

2021 People's Choice Award Winners

The PEOPLE have spoken! Thanks to everyone who voted for our People’s Choice Awards (PCA) on Facebook from October 18-22.

The People’s Choice Awards allow downtown supporters to show their appreciation for downtown projects, programs, businesses, buildings, and groups. These awards differ from our President’s Awards Program, which bestows separate awards that are determined by independent judging panels.

Best Commercial Interior
Fate - Pablo's Restaurant & Cantina

Best Renovation/Rehabilitation/Restoration
Bowie - The Chapman Building

Best New Construction
Fate - Villages at Fate

Best Public Improvement
Burleson - Mayor Vera Calvin Plaza

Best Promotion-Digital Campaign
Mesquite - Small Business Saturday

Best Promotion-Traditional
Ennis - Bluebonnet Trails Festival

Best Downtown Business
Georgetown - The Golden Rule

Best Downtown Partner
Ennis - Ennis Garden Club

Best Economic Game Changer
Fate - Old Downtown Core

Resiliency Award
Navasota - Pretty City Committee