2023 Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

Can I be nominated in more than one category?

Yes, you can be nominated in more than one category as long as you qualify.

Can I nominate/vote for myself? 

Yes, you can nominate yourself but must be voted for by others.  You can ask family, friends and your community to vote for you.

Can people nominate more than once?

Yes, you can be nominated in more than one category.

Can people vote more than once?

You can vote in multiple categories but only one time (i.e with one email address) so if you want to vote in several different categories make sure you do them all together.

Can I nominate / vote via email?

No, please use the online nomination & voting forms so we can ensure we collect all necessary data

Can I vote on behalf of my class/group/members?

No – IP addresses will be monitored & multiple votes or nominations from one address may be disregarded

How many nominations do I need in each category to go through?

Just one nomination is required.

Is there a charge to enter?

Yes, we have introduced an admin fee to cover the time and effort that goes into creating these awards.

There will be no charge for the volunteer category.

How can I generate nominations/votes?

Via your social media, word of mouth, via your local & regional media, newsletters, by encouraging all your supporters & clients – past & present & do keep reminding – parents are busy people!

Get some press? Make sure you send us a copy & we can promote for you!

Where should I display the nominated/winner logo?

Everywhere!  Posters, fliers, business cards, email sign off, on your website, on your social media, via your blog etc – start using the logo as soon as it is received & of course you may continue to display it once the awards have closed. Please note the displaying of the winner logo is part of the Awards Terms & Conditions.

When do nominations & voting start & end?

Nominations Open 1st April 2023

Registrations Open 1st May

Voting and Judging June-August

What’s On 4 Kids Symposium & Awards in each state: September – October

Do I have to attend to be a winner?

Yes – all nominees need to attend the in-person event if they are to be announced as the winner.  You may be able to send a representative at the discretion of the organisers.

Can I send a representative to attend on my behalf?

This is up to the discretion of the circumstances but yes in some circumstances you can send a representative to attend in your place

Are children permitted?

As this will be a local, in-person event for 2023, you can have all your friends and family there with you. Children under 12 not recommended.

How can I get tickets to attend?

Tickets will go on sale from 1st May with registrations

Can I bring a guest?

Yes, you can bring as many guests as you would like. This year you can even book a table to guarantee seating together.

What’s the awards hash tag?  

#whatson4kidsawards #whatson4kidsawards2023

Is discounted accommodation available?

Not required this year due to be local awards however some locations will offer this. Email us for more information. 

I will be coming alone and feeling nervous about the experience.  Is it worth me coming?

Of course! There’s no need to be nervous at all.  Last year we had a very welcoming group that were keen to meet others, many of which did come solo.  Be brave, it will be worth it and you’ll leave the evening with new industry friends. 

Are there any other events on other than the awards?

More information coming.


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