Since 2010, Carte Blanche for Creatives has encouraged creatives to think outside of the box with out-of-home advertising, and has given them a clean slate to do so.

No briefs, no “make the logo bigger.”
It’s a contest for creatives, by creatives. We comment and we vote!

The Phases

Submit your entries

Creatives across the country are invited to submit one or more out-of-home entries in their respective markets. This year, creatives may only submit entries for the market in which they and their client physically reside.


Verticals in Montreal
in French


Transit Shelters
in English

Western Canada

in English


General Vote

Agency-affiliated creatives who are registered on the Carte Blanche website must vote YES or NO on each and every submission entered by their peers in order to determine whether or not it is worthy of making it through the preliminary round and make the short list.

Once the general voting is closed, the top 25 submissions will remain.

Voter prizes: All participating voters are entered for a chance to win...

An iPad Mini(1 per market)


Jury Vote

The winning creative duo in each market will receive

$50,000 in out-of-home media for the winning piece
A trip to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity!

The creative duos that get the second and third position will receive

2nd Place

Macbook Retina(1 per market)

3rd Place

Ipad Pro(1 per market)

Important Dates

March 21 - April 19

Submitting your out-of-home entries

April 22 - April 29

General Vote

April 29

Announcement of the 25 finalists

May 2 - May 5

Jury Vote

May 11

Winners announced - Toronto market

May 12

Winners announced - Western Canada market

May 26

Winners announced - Montreal market