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Hawaii's Favorite Contest

Who is "Hawaii's Favorite Preschool Teacher and Family Child Care Provider" for 2015?


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You tell us!


For the fifth year, PATCH is celebrating Hawaii's favorite Preschool Teacher and Family Child Care Provider in honor of National Child Care Provider Appreciation Day. Do you know a caregiver who goes above and beyond for the keiki in their care? Please take a few minutes to tell us about them via the survey link above.

PATCH is collecting nominations from April 1 through to May 15, 2015, so be sure to nominate your Preschool Teacher/Family Child Care Provider before midnight on Friday, May 15th. Once the finalists in each category are selected, you'll be able to vote for your favorite nominees.

One winner in each category will receive a great prize package! This year there will be winners in three categories: Hawaii's Favorite Family Child Care Provider, and Hawaii's Favorite Preschool Teacher at a large multi-site preschool and Hawaii's Favorite Preschool Teacher at an individual preschool.

Be sure to check out PATCH's Facebook for special contest announcements throughout the coming months, and to be the first to know the finalists.

Please see below for the Official Contest Rules. By nominating a caretaker, you signify you have read and agree to the contest rules.

Be sure to "like" PATCH on Facebook and follow us for special contest announcements throughout the coming months, and to be the first to know the finalists.

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2015--Hawaii's Favorite Preschool Teacher & Favorite Family Child Care Provider - Official Contest Rules

How to Enter:
  • Entries will be accepted until May 15, 2015.
  • To enter, fill out the online entry form.
  • Entrants must fill out the online form in its entirety or entire entry will be disqualified.
Prizes:
Each winner will each receive a prize package awarded at a dinner celebration held at Pomaikai Ballrooms at Dole Cannery, Iwilei on Friday, July 24, 2015. Actual winners from a neighbor island will have travel arranged in advance and be flown to Honolulu at PATCH’s expense to receive their prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. No cash or other substitutions. Any and all federal, state and local taxes, fees and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners and their respective preschool and child care business.

Eligibility Restrictions:
  • No Purchase is necessary.
  • Void where restricted or prohibited by law.
  • Open only to legitimate and lawful, licensed child care businesses located and registered to do business and operate in the state of Hawaii.
  • Previous winners are ineligible to reapply.
  • PATCH and its affiliates, and their respective employees, officers, directors, representatives, agents, contractors and individuals living in the same household of those employees, whether related or not, are not eligible to participate.
  • Contest questionnaire must be filled out in its entirety online by an individual at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Finalists will be chosen from amongst the online applicants. Finalists must agree to have the relevant application details posted online at PATCH’s website, along with his/her photo. Finalists further agree to submit to an online polling of their application and that the winners will be solely determined by the highest number of online votes per the application. Finalists have the responsibility to understand and abide by applicable laws, rules and regulations to participate in this contest. If an individual is participating in violation of applicable laws, rules and regulations and/or their employer’s policies, that individual and its employer may be disqualified from this Contest, or from receiving prizes. PATCH disclaims any and all liability or responsibility for disputes arising between a Finalist and his/her employer related to this matter.
  • PATCH assumes no responsibility for lost, late, incomplete, invalid or misdirected submissions or claims; for failed, partial or garbled computer transmissions; or for technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to electronic malfunctioning of any network, hardware, or software or electronic or human error which may occur in the transmission of any information related to this Contest or in the processing of Entries.
  • Participants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of PATCH which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest.

Judging:
Entries will be judged and potential Finalists selected by a panel of Judges provided by PATCH. Profiles of the finalists will be posted at www.patchhawaii.org from May 20 – July 7. The potential winners must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules. The winners will be chosen by whichever finalists earn the most votes per an online polling system established by PATCH.

Publicity:
By entering this contest, participants will grant PATCH the right to print, publish, display, videotape, broadcast, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including, but not limited to, the World Wide Web and the Internet, at any time(s), the Participant’s name, Entry and Entry Information, facts about the child care business, trade names, trademarks, logos, statements and promotions, and the name, image, picture, voice and likeness of the individual who entered on behalf of the Participant in news, public relations efforts, and for Sponsor’s (and/or authorized third parties’) trade information, advertising and/or marketing activities, such as articles featured in the media, magazines and promotional purposes requested by Sponsor without additional compensation or review.

Limitations of Liability & Release: BY ENTERING OR ACCEPTING ANY PRIZE, EACH PARTICIPANT AND WINNER AGREES THAT SPONSOR, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, AGENTS AND CONTRACTORS AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER AND WILL BE RELEASED AND HELD HARMLESS BY PARTICIPANT OR WINNER FOR ANY ALLEGED OR ACTUAL CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, OR CAUSES OF ACTION OF ANY KIND OR NATURE FOR ANY INJURY, LIABILITY, LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DISABILITY OR DEATH, AND PROPERTY, DUE IN WHOLE OR IN PART, ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY NOW OR IN THE FUTURE, FROM USE OF THE ENTRY, THE ACCEPTANCE, DELIVERY, MIS-DELIVERY, INSTALLATION, SET-UP, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE, PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST, AND/OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY CONTEST OR PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITY.
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