Best of Essex 2018: Rules

The Best of Essex Contest is open to U.S. residents, 18 years and over, residing in New Jersey. Voting opens on July 1, 2018 and closes on October 15, 2018. No purchase necessary.

In order to vote, voters must register with, and be logged on to the site.

Voters can vote in one (1) business per category. However, voting is limited to one (1) vote per business and one (1) valid email address and/or member profile. 

Multiple votes for the same business from the same email address and/or member profile will be disqualified.

Multiple votes from the same person with different emails and from emails that are not your own will be disqualified.

Contestants may ask and actively campaign for votes. However, they MAY NOT:

(1) set up a computer in their facility  and require any person to vote for them;

(2) use their or any other email list to place votes for themselves;

(3) have a service or software to enter votes for them; or

(4) otherwise try to gain an unfair advantage. 


Contestants who violate these rules are subject to disqualification with or without notification.

Contestants who place votes on behalf of other people without their knowledge or written consent, may be subject to laws regarding IDENTITIY THEFT.


Gold, Silver and Bronze awards will be given in each category. Winners will be announced in the Winter issue of Suburban Essex magazine, online at, on the Suburban Essex Facebook fan page and in the Suburban Essex Club News (our e-newsletter).


Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of the contest commissioners, which are final on all matters pertaining to the contest.

All entrants may opt NOT to participate in the contest and have their business information removed from the Best of Essex website by notifying  the publisher at or by mail to Vicinity Media Group, 165 Passaic Avenue, Suite 107, Fairfield, NJ 07004.


Entrants further grant to this affiliate the right to use and publish their proper name and state online and in print, or any other media, in connection with the Contest.


Best of Essex reserves the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information on contestants obtained through the contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law. 

Vicinity Media Group and Best of Essex are not responsible for Internet crashes or slowdowns caused by network congestion, viruses, sabotage, satellite failures, phone line failures, electrical outages, natural disasters or acts of man or God.


This contest is not intended for gambling. If it is determined that a contestant is using the contest for gambling purposes they will be disqualified and reported to authorities.

Best of Essex  reserves the right to change the rules at any time.



Give-Away Prizes

Winners will be notified by email. If a winner is unreachable after seven (7) days, or if that winner is unavailable for prize fulfillment, an alternate winner will be selected. If an eligible winner cannot be found for the prize, that prize will not be awarded.

Best of Essex reserves the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value.

Best of Essex reserves the right to restrict the local winners to only persons whose primary residence is within a 60 mile radius of this affiliate's' office.

Winners extend the right to have their names and prizes published, announced and promoted.

Winners may be required to pick up their prizes at Vicinity Media Group 165 Passaic Avenue, Suite 107, Fairfield, NJ 07004. Telephone 973 276 1688



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Wendy H
Pine Brook, NJ
Excellent education and friendly school community!

The administration and faculty are professional and creative and really inspire the kids to challenge themselves to put their best work forward. We enjoy this enthusiastic, friendly, and spiritual community!

August 2018

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