The FRCA Innovative Fiber Project of the Year (IFPY) Awards recognizes distinguished projects submitted by any contractor, architect, engineer, facility owner or precaster that specified or utilized fiber reinforced concrete (FRC) supplied by an FRCA member.

Judging Process:

A panel of industry experts will evaluate projects based on their innovative use of FRC and their value to advancing the use of FRC within the concrete industry. First-place awards will be assigned in four categories: steel, fiberglass, natural and synthetic fibers.

Application Requirements:

Award applications must include a minimum of five high-resolution digital project images, a detailed project description and contact information with a list of project participants. The project description may include details regarding innovation, cost benefits, schedule enhancements, ease of construction, performance, aesthetics or other project improvements afforded by the use of FRC. Submitted projects must have been substantially completed between October 2016 and December 2017.

Download the 2017 IFPY Award application.

NOTE: Submitted projects must adhere to the FRCA publicity policy. FRCA rhttp://fiberreinforcedconcrete.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/2016-FRCA-IFPY-application.pdfetains the right to publish any or all materials submitted as an entry, including images and names of entrants and projects. All submissions become the property of FRCA.

Award Winners:

Award winners will receive a commemorative plaque, project publicity promoted by FRCA and a free one-year membership in FRCA. Multiple award copies are available upon request.

Deadline:

All project applications must be submitted to FRCA by December 1, 2017. Award winners will be determined by January 1, 2018.