Submissions open online Wednesday 4 March 2020


The Master Builders SA Building Excellence Awards showcase and award excellence in building and construction in the South Australian residential, commercial, civil and specialist contractor sectors.

Taking part demonstrates a commitment to quality workmanship and winning and award provides recognition as an industry leader. 

The Master Builders SA Awards program has grown significantly in the past five years with 2019 seeing a record number of entries and an impressive 1200 industry representatives and dignitaries attending the Awards evening. 

Entry to the 2020 Awards open online on Wednesday March 4 and close at 6:00pm Friday April 17. Entrants must be a current financial member of Master Builders SA.

The 2020 Awards evening will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday August 14 at 7:00pm. Tickets will be ON SALE February next year. 

For a full list of categories, category descriptions, terms and conditions, costs and important dates, view the 2020 Awards Entry Guide

Download the 2020 Awards Entry Guide here

IMPORTANT NOTE: To qualify for a Major Award, ie. Display Home Builder of the Year, Residential Builder of the Year and Commercial Builder of the Year, you must have entered at least one sub-category.



Below you will find criteria to each main category in the 2020 Awards. This criteria will assist you in compiling your submissions as they outline what your entry will be judged on (see Awards Entry Guide for Category numbers):

COMMERCIAL   I    This criteria relates to category's 1-14 and 19 

CONTRACT HOME   I    This criteria relates to category's 20 and 27-32 

DISPLAY HOME   I    This criteria relates to category's 23-26

RENOVATION/ADDITION   I    This criteria relates to category's 33-37

WORK, HEALTH & SAFETY   I    This criteria relates to category 42

SUPPORTING LOCAL INDUSTRY   I   This criteria relates to category 41

HERITAGE   I    This criteria relates to category 40

MEDIUM DENSITY   I   This criteria relates to category's 21 & 22

ENVIRONMENTAL/SUSTAINABLE   I   (Criteria to come) and relates to category's 38 & 39

HIVIZ   I    This criteria relates to category 44  

SPECIALIST CONTRACTOR   I  This criteria relates to category's 15-18 

YOUNG BUILDER   I   (Criteria to come) and relates to category's 43  

MAJOR AWARDS   I   This criteria relates to category's 47, 48 & 49



Each entry requires one statutory declaration and one authority form. Below you will find these forms that can be downloaded and filled out as per the submission guidelines.

Authority Forms: General, Young Builder, HiViZ, Specialist Contractor

Statutory Declaration