Victorious Woman Project™
9th Annual Victorious Woman Contest
“Share Your Victory”
2016 Official Rules and
1. CONTEST DATES FOR 2016
- Contest opens on April 25, 2016 and closes on May 16, 2015 (Contest Period)
- Deadline for Contest Entries submissions is May 16
- Public Voting Period is May 17 to May 20
- Independent Judging Period is May 22 to May 29
- Winners will be notified on or about May 30
- Winners names will be posted on Contest Website on or about May 31
- NO LATE SUBMISSIONS will be accepted.
2 – CONTESTANT ELIGIBILITY
This Victorious Woman Contest is open to all adult women (18 years and older). Family and friends of Annmarie Kelly are not eligible. No Purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this contest.
4 – WHERE TO SEND YOUR CONTEST ENTRY
- Complete entry form on the contest website homepage (click on the white box in the upper right hand corner of your browser) or send your story to firstname.lastname@example.org
5 – IDEAS FOR WHAT TO WRITE ABOUT IN YOUR STORY
- Tell us how you became a Victorious Woman, specifically:
- What challenge did you face?
- What thought/behaviors did you use to stretch out of your comfort zone to overcome the obstacles?
- How did you do it?
- How was it a victory for you?
- How did your victory change your life?
- What’s one piece of advice you have for other women?
6 – WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU SUBMIT A STORY
- You write and submit your story
- When the public voting opens on May 17, get your family friends and co-workers to vote for your story
- The stories with the most public votes will go to the Independent Judging Panel; each judge will evaluate your story based on a numbered evaluation system
- At the end of the Public Voting Period, the top ten eligible stories, that is, those with the highest number of votes received during the Public Voting Period, will be reviewed by a panel of Sponsor-selected representatives (the “Judging Panel”) based on the following judging criteria:
- Fit with the spirit of the Victorious Woman theme/criteria
- Clarity of expression
- Overall Impression
In the event of a tie, tied Contest stoires will be reviewed again by the Judging Panel who will break the tie using the Judging Criteria. The decision of the Contest Judges is final.
10 – CONTEST AWARDS
1st Prize: You’ll win a Kindle AND you will be honored as a 2014 Victorious Woman of the Month with your article featured on the Victorious Woman website (www.victoriouswoman.com) AND you’ll receive a personally autographed copy of Victorious Woman! Shaping Life’s Challenges into Personal Victories
2nd Prize: You’ll win $50 Barnes & Noble Gift Card AND you will be honored as a 2014 Victorious Woman of the Month with your article featured on the Victorious Woman website (www.victoriouswoman.com) AND you’ll receive a personally autographed copy of Victorious Woman! Shaping Life’s Challenges into Personal Victories
3rd Prize: You’ll win $25 Barns & Noble Gift Card AND you will be honored as a 2014 Victorious Woman of the Month with your article featured at www.victoriouswoman.com AND you will receive a personally autographed copy of Victorious Woman! Shaping Life’s Challenges into Personal Victories
Neither the Contest Entities (Sponsor, Judges, Judging Panel) nor any subsidiaries or affiliates of them nor any Internet access providers are responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry of information, human error, technical malfunction, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failure of any telephone/computer/other network/computer equipment/software or any combination thereof, inability to access the Victorious Woman Contest Website, for problems emailing, mailing, uploading or downloading any Contest-related materials from either the Victorious Woman Contest Website or any other website, or for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incorrect or incomplete entry. Contest Entries will be acknowledged by email within 5 days of receipt. Any entry information collected from the Contest shall be used only in a manner consistent with the consent given at the time of entry, with these Official Rules.
THANKS FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE 8TH ANNUAL VICTORIOUS WOMAN STORY CONTEST
AND SHARING A VICTORY THAT WILL INSPIRE OTHER WOMEN.
WE WISH YOU THE BEST OF LUCK!!!
Victoriously yours, The Victory Team at The Victorious Woman Project™