CRSI Opens 2020 HONORS Program Awards

2020 CRSI Honors programThe Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) announces the kickoff of the 2020 CRSI Honors program, the popular and structures recognition program. The window for submitting entries is open from March 16 to June 1, 2020.

For 50 years, CRSI has recognized excellence in both the design and construction of concrete buildings and bridges. Project achievements will inspire both prospective clientele and tomorrow’s design and construction leaders.

The 2020 CRSI Honors program is open to all project team members including owners, designers, builders and also structural material suppliers.

Eligible structures utilize reinforced concrete as the primary structural system. They also must be in the United States, Canada, or Mexico and must be completed between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2019.

Honors submittals are reviewed for the ways steel reinforced concrete is leveraged in an innovative or exceptional manner to improve the structure’s value, sustainability, appearance and durability. Design and/or construction approaches to which ultimate outcome objectives are achieved are also considered.

Project categories include:
  • Residential & Hotel
  • Commercial & Mixed-Use
  • Cultural & Entertainment
  • Transportation
  • Educational
  • Federal/State/Municipal
  • Healthcare

Due to their entry in the Honors program, many of the projects receive exposure in Institute promotions for steel reinforced concrete design and construction. Many entries become case studies on the CRSI website, as well as referenced in our popular university and professional development programs.

Submitting an entry for this respected award is quick and convenient! Visit the CRSI HONORS website at for complete details. Participation is also free for members. Non-members pay $150 and will also receive complimentary professional membership for one year. Professional membership benefits include the opportunity to participate in the Institute at the national, regional, and local levels; CRSI’s experts offer daily technical assistance; the chance to join any of the CRSI committees; and also attending CRSI Region Managers’ presentations and workshops. Additionally, there is no limitation on the number of project entries you can submit.

Share the success and innovation of your project for the chance to receive some well-deserved recognition and possible CRSI membership. Enter early and often!

About the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute

Founded in 1924, the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) is a technical institute and Standards Developing Organization (SDO). It stands as the authoritative resource for steel reinforced concrete construction. Among the Nation’s oldest trade associations, CRSI offers many industry-trusted technical publications, standards documents, design aids, reference materials and educational opportunities.

CRSI’s members represent over 80% of the U.S. manufacturers, fabricators and placers of steel reinforcing bar and related products. It represents over 600 locations in 49 states, and with over 15,000 employees. Members produce, fabricate and install approximately 9 million ton of reinforcing steel per year using scrap steel in efficient manufacturing operations. Estimates show that the industry impacts over 75,000 people in steel transportation and placement in North America.

The CRSI membership also includes professionals across the country who involve themselves in the research, design, and construction of steel reinforced concrete. CRSI staff comprises a nationwide region network of industry professionals.

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