Voting Begins in December!
The Triangle Christmas Tree Challenge is back for a 6th year of holly, jolly prize awarding fun for nonprofits and the companies that support them!
More eyes than ever will be on American Tobacco with the newly opened Aloft Downtown Durham shining bright, an all-star holiday lineup at the DPAC and a bigger and better than ever American Tobacco Tower Lighting celebration with the addition of the Tree of Bikes project!
Mark your calendars now for the unveiling of the trees at the American Tobacco Tower Lighting on Dec. 4 at 6 pm.
The Voting Period begins 12/4/16 at 7 p.m. and ends at 11:59 p.m. on 12/18/16. During the Voting Period, people may vote for their favorite tree.
In six years, the Triangle Christmas Tree Challenge has grown to feature more than 50+ of the most terrific tenenbaums designed by area nonprofits and businesses.
“Habitat for Humanity of Durham has loved being a part of this fun community event which raises awareness and resources for area non-profits whose missions are to make the Triangle a better place to live. Thanks American Tobacco Campus for the incredible Triangle Tree Challenge!”– Rebecca Harvard Leonard, Faith Relations and Youth Programs Coordinator – Habitat for Humanity of Durham
The Challenge received more than 42,000+ online and text votes, and rewarded all participating elves with a chance to shine.
A total of ten (10) prizes will be awarded. Entrants may win one (1) prize.
DPAC Community Star Award prize described below.
FIRST PLACE (TEXT AND ONLINE VOTES)
One (1) first-place winner will be offered a $5,000 cash prize in the form of a check made payable to the winning non-profit organization.
SECOND PLACE (TEXT AND ONLINE VOTES)
One (1) second-place winner will be offered a $2,500 cash prize in the form of a check made payable to the winning non-profit organization.
THIRD PLACE (TEXT AND ONLINE VOTES)
One (1) third-place winner will be offered a $1,000 cash prize in the form of a check made payable to the winning non-profit organization.
FOURTH PLACE (TEXT AND ONLINE VOTES)
One (1) fourth-place winner will be offered a $500 cash prize in the form of a check made payable to the winning non-profit organization from the prize sponsor, FHI360. FHI 360 will pay the winner direct.
3 CELEBRITY CHOICE AWARDS
Three (3) winners will each be offered a $1,000 cash prize in the form of a check made payable to the respective winning non-profit organization.
FOX 50 COMMUNITY FIRST
One (1) winner will be offered a Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign valued at $2,500. PSA campaign includes on air television schedule on FOX 50 and production of one (1) thirty-second commercial. PSA campaign may only be used for non-profit purpose/message. The on air schedule will air during the first half of 2017.
WOOL E. BULL PRIME CUT AWARD
One (1) winner will be offered the use of the American Tobacco Suite for one (1) baseball game played during the Durham Bulls 2017 baseball season. Exact date based on availability and mutual agreement between winner and American Tobacco management. Package includes thirty (30) tickets, five (5) parking passes, and a $500 food and beverage credit. Approximate Retail Value: $1,480.
DPAC COMMUNITY STAR AWARD
One (1) winner will be offered a DPAC prize package to include an assortment of tickets at the DPAC’s discretion for the 2016/2017 performance season. American Tobacco management reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event a scheduled prize becomes unavailable. Approximate Retail Value: $1,500-$2,000.
No substitution of prizes or transfer of prizes to a third party is permitted by winners. American Tobacco (Blackwell Street Management Company)/FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV)/Capitol Broadcasting Company Inc./WRAL/WRAL.com, assume no liability or responsibility in connection with the use of any prize awarded hereunder or in connection with any warranty or representation therewith. There are no odds of winning as winning is not based upon chance. Rather, winning first, second, and third place depends on the relative number of texted and online votes received during the Voting Period from voters based on stated criteria, and winning Celebrity Choice Award, DPAC Community Star Award, Wool E. Bull Prime Cut Award and FOX 50 Community First Award depends upon judge’s selection based on stated criteria.