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Gold Circle Awards

The Gold Circle Awards program recognizes Alliance and NRCA members for outstanding contributions to the roofing industry. Unique roofing-related jobs, programs and services are eligible for the program. To be considered for a Gold Circle Award, Alliance and NRCA members are nominated by their peers and community for significant contributions to the roofing industry in the following categories:

  • Outstanding Workmanship—Low-slope (3:12 or less)
  • Outstanding Workmanship—Steep-slope (greater than 3:12)
    Outstanding workmanship in a roofing application by a contractor and crew can comprise a particularly challenging job, difficult design, abnormal working conditions, use of difficult materials, etc.
  • Innovative Solutions—New Construction
  • Innovative Solutions—Reroofing
    Innovative solutions can comprise difficult jobs, smart solutions to problems, environmentally friendly projects, etc.
  • Safety Preparedness and Performance
    The safety award is presented for projects where site-specific safety considerations were considered and included in the proposal as the job was being bid, a formal plan was created after selection that was updated as the project continued and all parts were reviewed upon project completion. Explaining how safety was integrated into unique job elements and impacted by creative solutions and procedures that may have, for example, included multiple trades or unique worker or public protection issues, is encouraged. Documentation of these phases and evidence of lessons learned from close-call investigations that help create safer jobs in the future are key.
Benefits of Winning

Gold Circle Award recipients will receive the following:
  • Formal recognition during a special awards ceremony held during NRCA's 131st Annual Convention and the 2018 International Roofing Expo® in New Orleans Feb. 6-8, 2018.
  • A Gold Circle Awards trophy
  • Recognition in Professional Roofing magazine
  • Press releases notifying industry trade press and local media
  • The honor of serving as inspiration to fellow NRCA members striving for excellence
Entry Deadline

The 2018 program is now closed, nominations are no longer being accepted. Details for the 2019 Gold Circle Awards program will be available in September 2018.


Please contact Bennett Judson, executive director of The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress, at (847) 299-9070, ext. 7513, or bjudson@roofingindustryalliance.net.

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