• IMPACT Awards Rules & Regulations


    Nominations will be accepted from 8:00 a.m. E.S.T. July 31 to 5:00 p.m. E.S.T. August 18.

    Nominees must complete their application form by no later than 5:00 p.m. E.S.T. September 8.


    Eligibility of Nominees:

    In order to be considered for this prestigious award, applicants must be over the age of 18 and under the age of 40 as of September 30 as well as be employed by a Chamber Member organization. They should lead in their fields and make a significant difference in their community through their service to others.


    To Enter:

    There is only one way to enter:

    1. Online entry: To enter on-line, visit this page during the nomination period listed above and click the link to "Submit a Nomination," then complete the Nomination Form. Nominators may enter as many different nominees as they like. Individuals may nominate themselves for the awards. Multiple nominations do not increase the nominee's chance of being chosen as a recipient.

    Eligible nominees will be sent the application form, which must completed by 5:00 p.m. E.S.T. September 8.

    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 any conditions of these Official Regulations shall 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 judging organization with respect to all aspects of the Contest, which are final, binding and conclusive on all matters relative to this Contest.

    At any point in the Contest, an entrant may be disqualified at the discretion of the Cartersville-Bartow Chamber if the entrant is unable to meet the requirements for the IMPACT Awards program. This includes being unavailable or unreachable for fact checking or failing to attend the photo shoot for any reason. Entrants may also be disqualified if it is determined that the nomination form misrepresents the entrant’s achievements in any way.

    There is a $25 application fee that must be paid at the time the nominee application form is submitted. Once the application is submitted, no refunds will be issued.


    IMPACT Awards program rules and regulations revised July 28, 2023.