About the

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1 Aug - 27 Sep 2024
Open for entries
11 Oct - 22 Nov 2024
People’s Choice voting period
1 Dec 2024
Winners are announced on the first day of summer!
Entry is completely free for every Australian pool builder

The Poolz Awards are Australia’s premier swimming pool awards, showcasing the best collection of pools from Australia’s talented pool building industry.

With categories ranging from ‘Australia’s Coolest Pool’ to ‘Best Pool Design for a Small Backyard’, The Poolz Awards recognise the best of what’s possible in swimming pool design and construction. If you're looking for pool inspiration, you’ve come to the right place!

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The Poolz Awards are designed to showcase the best collection of Australian swimming pools in a variety of categories. If a pool entry meets the criteria for more than one category, it can be entered into multiple categories with each entry automatically qualifying for public voting in the relevant People’s Choice Award.

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Why Enter?

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The Poolz Awards are the best way to showcase your expertise to thousands of Australian homeowners and it's the only place for the Australian public to vote on the pools they love. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to have your pools seen by thousands of homeowners looking to build a pool.

The 2023 awards were featured in 30+ mainstream media articles such as Domain, Sydney Morning Herald, News & Real Estate.
Professional photography is not required to enter. The Poolz Awards are about Australia's best pools, not expensive photography!
Every entrant has the option to include an audio description of the best features and highlights of each pool entered.
Every entrant receives a stunning page on The Poolz Awards website to showcase each pool entered.
People’s Choice voting is open to all Australians ensuring your pools are seen by thousands of homeowners.
The Poolz Awards are completely FREE to enter.

How We

Every entry into The Poolz Awards is reviewed and assessed on the following disciplines by an independent panel of leading Architects, Landscape Architects, Home Builders, Designers and Photographers.


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Each entry is judged on its performance against the 5 disciplines using a simple scoring scale of 1 to 10. Therefore, the total score achievable across all 5 disciplines is between 5 and 50 and the following qualification criteria applies.

1-2 Points

Entries receiving a score of 2 or less in each discipline (a total score of 10 or less across all 5 disciplines), will not qualify.

5 Points

Entries require a minimum score of 5 for each discipline to qualify as a Poolz Award Finalist.

9+ Points

Entries receiving a score of 9 or higher in an individual discipline are considered outstanding and exceed expectations.