This year's Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards (the "KCA") gives the power to you, the viewers, to vote for the winners of most of our awards.
Nickelodeon and Nickelodeon International will be responsible for managing the KCA and all matters related thereto including the selection of nominees, administration of voting, and presentation of the awards.
The voting period for all categories will start on February 2, 2017 at 10:30 AM EST and will end on March 6, 2017 at 12:00 PM EST (the "Voting Period"). Votes will be accepted via the following methods:
(1) The Nick International KCA website at kca2017.nick.com
(the "Website") (one vote counted per click);
(2) The Nick Play mobile application (the "Nick Play App") which is available as a free download at the iTunes and Google Play stores in the following regions only: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, the Middle East, the United Kingdom, Latin America, Denmark, Norway, Poland, Singapore, Switzerland, and Sweden (one vote counted per click);
(3) Posting to Twitter and/or Facebook the applicable category-specific and nominee-specific voting hashtags, as communicated by the Nickelodeon International team, via a single post on your Twitter and/or Facebook account (as applicable) (one vote per nominee counted per post containing applicable required voting hashtags; votes via Twitter will be recognized only from Twitter accounts which are public, incorporate an avatar image, have more than 10 followers, and were created at least 24 hours prior to the time of the applicable vote post; each standard retweet of a valid vote post on Twitter will be counted as an additional vote); and
(4) Solely with respect to the "Favorite Pinoy Personality"
Regional Category, via a written vote provided to Nickelodeon International representatives via the in-store KCA ballot box during the KCA voting event being held from February 13, 2017 – March 3, 2017 during regular business hours at the following Toy Kingdom retail locations in the Philippines: SM Megamall, SM North EDSA, SM Mall of Asia, SM Makati, SM Fairview, SM Bacoor, SM Southmall, SM Aura, The Podium, Lucky China Town, and Fisher Mall.
The Nick Play App will enable voting for the local Regional categories in the applicable region of download only. All votes made in accordance with these rules are counted equally, regardless of voting method used.
There are a total of twenty eight (28)
main categories open for voting:Favorite CartoonFavorite Video GameFavorite Global Music StarFavorite Viral Music ArtistFavorite SoundtrackFavorite DJ/EDM ArtistFavorite Music Video; Favorite New Artist; Favorite Song; Favorite Male SingerFavorite Female SingerFavorite Music Group; #Squad; Most Wanted Pet; Favorite Frenemies; BFFs (Best Friends Forever); Favorite Buttkicker; Favorite Villain; Favorite Voice From An Animated Movie; Favorite Animated Movie; Favorite Movie Actress; Favorite Movie Actor; Favorite Movie; Favorite Reality Show; Favorite Female TV Star; Favorite Male TV Star; Favorite TV Show Family; and Favorite TV Show Kids
(the "Main Categories"). Certain Main Categories may not be open for voting in all regions.
There are a totally of thirty three (33)
additional categories open for voting in certain regions only:Africa
: Favorite African Star
: Favorite Pinoy Star
: Favorite Squad
; Favorite Human Eva; Favorite #Famous; Favorite Pranksters; Favorite Must-Have; Belgium
: Favorite Regional Star
; Belgium/Netherlands (shared)
: Favorite TV Series; Favorite Vlogger; Brazil
: Favorite Brazilian Star
: Favorite Danish Vlogger
; Favorite Danish Music Artist; France
: Favorite French Internet Star
: Favorite Star; Favorite Videoblogger; Italy
: Favorite Italian Music Artist
; Favorite Italian Internet Star
; Latin America
: Favorite Regional Star
; Middle East
: Favorite Arab Music Artist
: Favorite Star
: Favorite Norwegian Music Artist
: Favorite Polish Star
: Favorite Russian Music Artist
; Favorite Russian Mobile App; Favorite Russian Cartoon; Favorite Russian TV Show; Favorite Russian Internet Star; Spain
: Favorite Spanish Music Artist
; Favorite Spanish Internet Star; Portugal
: Favorite Portuguese Internet Star
: Favorite Swedish Vlogger
and Favorite Swedish Music Artist
(the "Regional Categories").
In addition, the Nickelodeon International team may select winner(s) of additional honorific awards in certain regions, and such award categories will not be eligible for voting.
Nickelodeon and Nickelodeon International reserve the right to revise or add additional voting categories to be announced at a later date. Winners of the Main Categories will be announced during the KCA on March 11, 2017. Winners of the Regional Categories will be announced after the end of the Voting Period and no later than the date of the applicable region's local broadcast of the KCA.
With respect to votes made via each of the Website and the Nick Play App, a maximum of 100 votes in a single day per category, per device used to vote, will be recognized, and with respect to votes made via each of Twitter and Facebook, a maximum of 100 votes in a single day per category, per account used to vote, will be recognized; votes exceeding this amount will not be accepted or counted. Use of any device to automate a vote is prohibited, including, but not limited to, software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated votes. Nickelodeon International reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any vote it suspects or finds: (a) to have used a software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated vote; (b) to have tampered with the voting process; (c) to be acting in violation of these Voting Rules; or (d) to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
The total number of votes submitted during the Voting Period for the nominees in each of the Regional Categories will be tabulated by Nickelodeon International and the nominee with the most votes in its applicable category, as determined by Nickelodeon International, will be declared the winner of such category. The total number of votes submitted during the Voting Period for the nominees in each of the Main Categories will be forwarded to Nickelodeon for processing. If this voting process is interrupted for any reason, is found to have been tampered with in any way, or for any other reason that Nickelodeon International believes in its sole discretion to be reasonably necessary, Nickelodeon International reserves the right to select the winners at its discretion and may take into consideration the number of votes received by a nominee up until the time of the interruption or cancelation of the voting process.
By participating in this voting process, you agree to be bound by these HOW VOTING WORKS FOR THE NICKELODEON KIDS' CHOICE AWARDS 2017 rules. Failure to comply with these rules may result in a voter's disqualification solely at the discretion of Nickelodeon International. Nickelodeon International reserves the right to modify these HOW VOTING WORKS FOR THE NICKELODEON KIDS' CHOICE AWARDS 2017 rules at any time in its sole discretion.
All interpretations of these HOW VOTING WORKS FOR THE NICKELODEON KIDS' CHOICE AWARDS 2017 rules and the decisions of Nickelodeon International relating to this voting process are final.