Share how you or someone in your community is taking a stand against bullying. Three winners will each win $5,000 to help their cause.
Official Rules: open to US, DC, 18 years of age or older. Begins on June 13 and ends on July 18, 2017. You may enter more than once, however each Entry must be different. Duplicate Entries will be void.
To enter you will need to submit your original essay of 200 words or less nominating someone to receive the “Give A Little TLC” Bullying Prevention Award. Your Entry should describe the actions and activities that demonstrate your Nominee’s dedication to the cause of bullying prevention. Nominees must be legal U.S. residents 13 year of age or older, unless a Nominator is nominating him/herself, in which case he/she must be 18 years of age or older. Entry essays must be submitted in English and may not contain any personal identification information other than the Nominee’s name. Note that your Nominee must not be deceased. Entries will be judged according to the process and criteria below.
Judging Criteria: weighted equally, Originality, Content, Relevance to the Contest theme, and Sincerity. The fifty highest scoring Entries will proceed to the final judging round, in which a panel of judges selected by the Sponsor will determine three Grand Prize winning Nominees based on which Entries in their opinion best describes someone who is a champion for the cause of bullying prevention.
Three (3) Grand Prizes: A $5,000 donation to the bullying prevention program of the winner’s choice. Winners will not be entitled to any tax gain or benefit on the value of the donation made by the Sponsor or liable for taxes (if any) imposed on said donation. Sponsor will have final approval of the donation recipient. A trip for the winner and one guest to attend an event in either New York, NY, or Los Angeles, CA, at which the winners will be honored for their contributions to the cause of bullying prevention. If a winner is a Minor in his/her state of residence, his/her parent/legal guardian must be the winner’s guest. Each travel prize will consist of round trip coach air travel from a major commercial airport near winner’s residence for the winner and one guest; one double-occupancy hotel rooms for two nights; ground transportation; and $500 spending money. ARV: of travel prize $3,500