What is the Roofing Alliance’s Gold Circle Awards Program?

The Roofing Alliance, the Foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), is committed to creating and supporting programs and initiatives that advance roofing technology, education, training, sustainability, and philanthropy. The Roofing Alliance is an organization made up of highly successful roofing contractors, suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors who are proud to be an integral part of positive change in the roofing industry. This includes sponsoring an awards program that recognizes excellence in roofing-related projects, the Gold Circle Awards

What is the Criteria to Win a Gold Circle Award?

The Gold Circle Awards program was created to recognize outstanding roofing professionals that have made significant contributions to the roofing industry. In order to qualify for this honor, you must be a Roofing Alliance or NRCA member nominated by your peers. You must also fit the following criteria:

  • Outstanding workmanship and innovative solutions:  Outstanding workmanship and innovative solutions applies to projects that exceed standard roofing practices – a submitted project must be unique, creative and useful.  Clearly explain what makes the workmanship on the project outstanding or innovative. The explanation/description must be detailed and specific .
  • Safety preparedness and performance:  Safety is integral to a successful roofing project.  If you completed a job that exemplified safety preparedness, execution and review, submit an entry that includes a description of (1) specific safety considerations that were considered and included in the proposal as the job was bid and (2) the project-specific written safety plan that describes and illustrates how safety was integral into unique job elements; how multiple trades or unique worker or public protection issues were addressed, if applicable and the fall-prevention plan.
  • Post-job review:  Describe (1) what safety policies and/or procedures were revised/created as a result of a near-accident or other unforeseen circumstances or hazards that arose during the job and 

How Do You Qualify?

Now is the time to nominate NRCA and Roofing Alliance members  for their significant contributions to roofing. All Gold Circle Award entries are closely evaluated by a panel of judges, each with a unique role in the roofing industry. Gold Circle Award recipients are formally recognized at  NRCA’s Industry Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception held during the 2020 International Roofing Expo© 2020 in Dallas, Texas, from February 4th through the 6th. 

Gold Circle Award winners receive a trophy and are recognized in  Professional Roofing magazine,  industry trade press releases and on the Roofing Alliance website. In order to qualify, nominees must be either a Roofing Alliance member or member of the NRCA. To learn more about the rules, restrictions, and entry form information, please visit the Roofing Alliance’s website

The deadline for entries is October 18, 2019.

Membership opportunities with the Roofing Alliance are available to all roofing professionals. For more information on our organization’s objectives or how you can join the Roofing Alliance, please contact us today.