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Does my product qualify?

Products must be made in South Carolina. The manufacturers’ headquarters does not need to be in South Carolina. Products must be manufactured using a manufacturing process. For example, a restaurant that makes pizzas would not qualify, but a plant that mass produces frozen pizzas would.

How many products can I nominate?

There is no limit on the amount of products a person may nominate.

How many times can I vote?

During the Popular Vote round, which will occur from February 27 to March 2, you may vote for up to five products per day. In all other rounds, you may vote in each bracketed (head-to-head) contest once per day.

Can a company have multiple products in the contest?

Yes, but only one product per company can make it into the Top Sixteen.

What if my product has won in the past?

A company with a winning product is prohibited from participating in the contest for one year. A winning product is indefinitely prohibited from being nominated again.


February 13-23

Popular Vote

February 27-March 2

Top 16

March 6-9

Top 8

March 13-16

Top Four

March 20-23

Winner Announced

March 29