Do I need to purchase Frigo® Cheese Heads® Snack Cheese to participate?
No purchase of any kind is necessary to participate.
Which teachers are eligible for nomination?
You may nominate any U.S. school (public, private, parochial) teacher employed in any grade from kindergarten through 8th. For example, both K–6 grade teachers and 7–8 middle school teachers would qualify.
Who is eligible to nominate a teacher?
Any parent, fellow teacher, administrator, family member or friend, age 18 and over, can nominate a teacher.
Are home school teachers eligible?
No, only teachers at state-accredited educational institutions are eligible.
How many teachers can I nominate?
You may nominate up to 2 qualifying teachers.
How many teachers can I vote for?
Once the entries are posted, you may vote once per day until the voting period ends on March 12.
How will nominations be judged?
Between February 27, 2019, and March 12, 2019, the public will be invited to vote for their favorite nominees. On or about March 31, 2019, judges will select 60 winners from among all entries based on the following criteria: (1) Overall appeal (50%); (2) Alignment with Frigo® Cheese Heads® brand values (40%); (3) User Votes from the Voting Period (10%).
How long can my nomination essay be?
Please submit a nomination essay no shorter than 50 words and no longer than 200 words.
How long can my nomination video be?
Please submit a video of no shorter than 30 seconds and no longer than 5 minutes.
How much do the winning teachers receive?
60 winning teachers will each receive a $500 gift card.*
When will winning teachers be notified and announced?
After the public voting phase ends on March 12, 2019, we’ll notify the winning teachers on or around March 31, 2019. Winning/runner-up teachers will be announced after required qualification.