• Each entry will be judged on its own merit, based solely on entry materials provided. 
  • Entries will be judged by a distinguished panel of highly qualified judges from outside of the Okanagan, who are selected for their expertise in their field.  
  • An accounting firm chosen by CHBA-CO will monitor the judging process.  No others will be allowed to observe the judging of entries. 
  • The 2022 Okanagan Housing Awards® Finalists will be announced in November 2021 at the Finalist Night, COVID pending. 
  • Decisions of the Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence® are final.

CHBA-CO reserves the right to:

  • Cancel, combine or split any category due to numerous or insufficient number of entries or at the judges’ discretion;  
  • Withdraw a particular category if all the entries submitted do not meet the criteria or are not of a standard that recognizes excellence; 
  • Withdraw any entries if they do not meet the criteria or are not of a standard that recognizes excellence; 
  • Withdraw a particular entry if it does not meet the digital image submission specifications; 
  • Request any additional information it deems necessary to confirm the information contained in any submission; and/or
  • Judges may also re-categorize any entry if, in their opinion, it has been entered in the wrong category, or if it is more appropriate in another category.