The Decorative Concrete Council (DCC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, in partnership with Concrete Construction and Architect magazines, has announced its sixth annual Decorative Concrete Awards.  The competition is open to DCC members and non-members.

Entries are invited in the following categories:  overlays, cast-in-place – stamped and special finishes, stained, polished, countertops, vertical application, concrete artistry, multiple applications, graphics, epoxy/polyaspartic flooring and architectural concrete.  With the exception of countertops, two awards may be given in each category, for projects 5,000 SF and less, and projects over 5,000 SF.

Submittals are judged on craftsmanship, aesthetics, functionality and creativity.

The deadline for submittal is September 30, 2013.  The awards will be presented at the World of Concrete 2014.  For more information, or to receive a call for entries brochure go to or call 1-866-788-2722.

The ASCC is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the capabilities of those who build with concrete, and to providing them a unified voice in the construction industry.  Members include concrete contracting firms, manufacturers, suppliers and others interested in the concrete industry such as architects, specifiers and distributors.  There are approximately 470 member companies in the United States and eight foreign countries.  For more information visit the web site at or call 866-788-2722.