Welcome to the Rocky Mountain Chapter

Welcome to the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. We are a membership organization dedicated to excellence in television by honoring exceptional work through the prestigious EMMY(r) Award. We are the only professional association representing television professionals from all disciplines of the industry, serving as the common meeting ground for individuals dedicated to advancing the art and science of television. Our Chapter region serves Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and El Centro, California.

Rocky Mountain Emmy® Awards


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Our 40th Annual Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards celebration is set for Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the beautiful Chateau Luxe.

For reserved, premium placement tables click here.

For individual Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards Gala Tickets click here.

Menu:  (Vegetarian available with advance reservation)

Salad: Baby Spinach, shaved radish, parmesan with balsamic vinaigrette and Buttermilk Ranch Dressings and Assorted Rolls and Salt Crusted Butter

Entree: Lemon and Oregano Roasted Free Range Chicken Breast, Pineapple Jalapeño Relish, Braised Shallot Yukon Mash with Baby Carrots and Asparagus

Dessert Duo: Strawberry Bavarian Torte and Caramel Chocolate Almond Tart


Tickets for the Student Production Awards only are available for $35 here.

Students and guests may instead purchase tickets to the Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards gala which includes admission to the Student Production Awards. (You don’t need both tickets, it’s one or the other.)

We’re proud to announce that we have three options for our overnight guests at the 2017 Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards Gala. These rates are for our guests on October 13 & 14. We will provide transportation to Chateau Luxe from these three hotels.

JW Marriott Desert Ridge  $259 plus a discount on the resort fee ($10 rather than $29)

Residence Inn Desert View $149 (includes complimentary breakfast)

TownePlace Suites Scottsdale $129 (includes complimentary breakfast)



2017 Membership is now available. NATAS Members enjoy lower entry costs, lower event ticket prices and discounted certificates. YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A MEMBER TO ENTER THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN EMMY AWARDS. The cost for membership is $75 before March 15. The rate is $99 after March 15, 2017.

To renew an existing membership please click here.

New members may join here.


If you’re looking for the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the national organization not our chapter / region) please click here. 

Silver & Gold Circle Inductees

The Silver Circle Society recognizes individuals who have served in the industry for a minimum of 25 years, with the majority being spent in the Rocky Mountain Region. Individuals selected for induction have done more than work professionally in the area for 25 years. They are the best and brightest in our business. Ideal candidates will have extensive public service, mentoring, leadership and professional accolades.

The Gold Circle Award recognizes similar individuals who have served in the industry in an exemplary fashion for a minimum of 50 years.

Meet the Silver Circle Inductees of 2017:

Bob Adlhoch — Phoenix Suns

Catherine Anaya — AZTV

Troy Hayden — Fox 10 Phoenix

Lupita Murillo — KVOA-TV

Dr. Barry Ramo — KOAT-TV

Ted Simons — KAET-TV


2015 Rocky Mountain Emmy® Awards Nominees

Congratulations to the 2015 Rocky Mountain Emmy Nominees!

No additional names/entrants will be allowed after nominations are announced

Click Here for a full list of 2015 Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards Nominees