Any team that meets the following conditions at the time of competing is eligible to enter the competition and submit a proposal at Stage 1:
Works (at least as concerns the team’s lead designer) in the fields of planning and design (architecture, landscape architecture, land use, urban design, interior design, environmental design, event design, industrial design, graphic design) and/or in the fields of multimedia, the stage arts (set designer, director, choreographer, musical director, lighting and video designer) as well as the visual and media arts;
Is based (at least as concerns the team’s lead designer) at a head office located in Canada at the time of competing.
The establishment of multidisciplinary teams, with members from different fields of practice, is strongly encouraged.
To be an eligible contestant, each team must be registered for the competition.