RULES & REGULATIONS
The 5th Annual Vancouver Island Top 20 Under 40 Business & Community Achievement Awards are wholly responsible for the nomination and selection process and own all rights to the name, brand, website content and contest process, . Nominations run from 9:00 a.m. P.S.T. November 1, 2016 to 11:59 p.m. P.S.T. February 15th, 2017 (“Contest Closing Date”). Nominees must complete and submit their nomination form no later than the contest closing date.
Eligibility of Nominees:
If you know someone who is excelling in their career, passionate about contributing to the community, helping to raise the profile of their industry or region and will be under the age of 40 as of December 31, 2016, then they are a perfect candidate for Vancouver Island’s Top 20 Under 40. Employees and family members of the Sponsor, its agents and representatives, its business partners, affiliates, subsidiaries and dealers are not eligible for nomination.
1) Online entry: To enter on-line, visit www.20under40.ca/how-to-nominate and complete the Nomination Form online or print and mail in.
You may enter as many different nominees as they like. Individuals may nominate themselves for the awards. Nominations close February 15th, 2016 and all nominations must be received by the closing date. Nominees and their supporters must not lobby the regional judges or the judging panel. Nominees will be informed in writing of receipt and acceptance of their nomination by February 15th, 2017.
Entries that are incomplete, lost, stolen, late, delayed, misdirected, illegible, damaged, altered, irregular, destroyed, have been submitted through illicit means, or do not conform to or satisfy conditions of these Official Regulations may be disqualified.
By entering a nomination or confirming the nomination, entrants accept and agree to abide by the Official Regulations and the decisions of the judges and Sponsor with respect to all aspects of the Contest, which are final, binding and conclusive on all matters relative to this Contest. In the event it is determined that an entrant has entered in a fashion not sanctioned by these Official Regulations, the entrant will be disqualified and all of the entries submitted by the entrant will be disqualified. Entries are subject to verification through the judging process.
All entries become the permanent property of the Top 20 under 40 organizers. Entrants may be contacted occasionally by the organizers via email, unless the entrant notifies the organizers otherwise, for the purpose of informing the entrant of promotional opportunities. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and is void where prohibited. At any point in the Contest, an entrant may be disqualified at the discretion of the editorial team if the entrant is unable to meet the requirements for the Top 20 Under 40 promotions in a timely manner. This may include being unavailable for interviews or fact checking or failing to attend photo shoots and other promotional events. Entrants may also be disqualified if it is determined that the nomination form misrepresents the entrant’s achievements in any way.