Viacom Kid of the Year Award Sweepstakes 2020
From : May 18, 2020, 9:30 pm
To : September 15, 2020, 11:59 pm
50 United States or the District of Columbia
Sweepstakes is posted on :Win Type : Cash
Totla ARV Value : $42325
Entry Type : entries on daily basis.
Difficulty Level : Moderate ( 6 out of 10 )
At an age when most kids are playing video games or toy cars, some kids are making the world a better place. These pint-sized innovators and activists change the world through their good actions and influencing others at a very young age. If you know kids 8-16 in your neighborhood who are making a positive impact on their school or community by doing extraordinary things, then nominate them in the Viacom Kid of the Year Award Sweepstakes. They could win the title of TIME’s Kid of the Year, a trip to the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards and Slime Fest, and $5,000 cash.
Limit: There is no age limit for Nominators but all Nominees must be between 8 and 16 years. You may submit as many Submissions as you want during the Submission Phase. Make sure you submit only one Submission for each Nominee.
How to Nominate:
Submission Phase (May 18 to August 1)
During the Submission Phase, a nominator can nominate a kid 8-16 who’s doing extraordinary things or making a positive impact on their school or community. You can submit a nomination via one of the following ways:
Visit www.kidoftheyear2020.com and enter your date of birth to access the form. After that, your name, kids’ name, your email, age, gender, city, state, and a 500 words essay describing “Why Should This Child Be Kid Of The Year?”. Then, a photo and a video clip of the Nominee along with a link of kids’ social media account (optional). Once you submit the form, you will receive one entry into the sweepstakes.
Visit www.kidoftheyear2020.com and download the Submission Form available as part of the TIME for Kids Digital Teacher’s guide or provided by Sponsor’s affiliate or Program sponsors if additional locations are added. After that, complete the form with the required details. Upon receipt of the completed Submission Form, the nominator will be contacted to provide a photo and video of the Nominee.;
Judging Phase (May 18 to September 15)
A council comprised of representatives from Time USA will screen and consider all the submissions to select the top 50 Submissions. The top 50 will be selected based on the following Judging Criteria:
Nominee’s passion and/or achievement (25%); With consideration for:
- How their service or action can be considered above and beyond the call of duty;
- How long they have been pursuing their cause; and
- Recognition of their effects or demonstration of particular excellence
Impact of Nominee’s service and/or achievement on other individuals, the community and/or the world (25%) with consideration for:
- How their efforts may have inspired others to take action or pursue their own passion.
Global and/or local relevance of Nominee’s efforts or actions (25%) With consideration for:
- How their efforts may have impacted policy, pop culture, or effected change in their local community or other communities around the world.
How unique is the service, project, or achievement (25%) With consideration for:
- Whether their work addresses a particularly underserved community or cause or has a direct effect on school and/or community spirit
The sponsor will judge all the 50 Submissions based on the following Judging Criteria:
The Quarter-Finalist Criteria + the following
Reach of Nominee’s service and/or achievement (20%); with consideration for:
- The number and breadth of people inspired by Nominee’s effort and/or achievement
Nominee’s ability to lead others and clearly communicate their mission and vision (20%)
- The top 20 submissions with the highest score will be the Semi-Finalists.
A Finalist judging panel will judge all the Semi-Finalist submission Submissions based on the following Judging Criteria:
The Semi-Finalist Criteria + the following
Reflection of Nominee’s efforts and/or achievements of generational concerns (20%) with consideration for:
- The relevance of Nominee’s efforts in the generational moment
Lasting impact of Nominee’s efforts and/or achievement (20%); with consideration for:
- How Nominee’s efforts will influence their generation in the future;
- Whether future generations be impacted
The 5 Finalists with the highest score will be the winners and designated “Kid of the Year” Award (the “Honoree”).
The Finalist with the highest judged score will be selected as the Honoree.
(20) Semi-Finalist Prize:
$100 gift card redeemable for goods and/or services from a merchant or service provider selected by Sponsor (ARV: $100 each)
(5) Finalists Prize
- $5,000 check, payable to the Finalist
- The designation of “kid reporter” for one year with the ability to make editorial contributions to TIME for Kids magazine, TIME Edge magazine, TIME magazine, and/or their respective online, digital and social media platforms throughout such year
- A TIME for Kids reporter T-shirt, press credentials, reporter’s notebook, and letter of congratulations
The ARV of each Finalist Prize is $8,040
(1) Honoree Prize:
The Honoree will be announced as TIME’s Kid of the Year and will receive a framed TIME magazine cover of their choice (ARV: $125)