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 periods for all categories will be on a rolling basis starting on February 26, 2018 at 12:00 PM EST and ending on March 24, 2018 at a time to be announced at a later date (the "Voting Period"). Please refer to the "Main Category Voting Period" section and the "Regional Category Voting Period" section below for further detail.
Votes will be accepted via the following methods:
(1) The Nick International KCA website at (the "Website") (one vote counted per click);
(2) Posting to Twitter #KCA and the applicable category/nominee-specific voting hashtag, as communicated by the Nickelodeon International team, via a single post on your Twitter 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
(3) Solely with respect to the "Favorite Pinoy Newbie" 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 26, 2018 – March 16, 2018 during regular business hours (Sunday-Thursday: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Friday to Saturday: 10:00 AM -10:00 PM) at the following Toy Kingdom retail locations in the Philippines: SM Megamall, SM North Edsa, SM MOA, SM Fairview, SM Makati, SM Bacoor, SM Southmall, SM Aura, Lucky Chinatown, Virra Mall, Festival Mall, Fisher Mall.
Main Category Voting Period:
There are a total of nineteen (19) main categories open for voting:
Week 1 – Open 2/26, Close 3/19 AM: Favorite Movie; Favorite Movie Actor; Favorite Movie Actress; Favorite Animated Movie, Week 2 – Open 3/5, Close 3/19 AM: categories to be announced at a later date, Week 3 – Open 3/12, Close 3/19 AM: categories to be announced at a later date, Week 4 – Open 3/19 AM, Close 3/24 TBD Time: categories to be announced at a later date
Regional Category Voting Period (Open 2/26, Close 3/24 TBD Time):
There are a total of forty-five (45) additional categories open for voting in certain regions only:
Africa: Favorite African Star; Asia: Favorite Pinoy Newbie, Australia: Favourite Aussie/Kiwi Ultimate Icon; Favourite Aussie/Kiwi Streaming Sensation; Favourite Aussie/Kiwi Duo; Favourite Aussie/Kiwi Squad; Favourite Aussie/Kiwi Rising Star, Brazil: Favorite Brazilian Personality, Denmark: Favorite Danish Internet Star; Favorite Danish Vlogger; Favorite Danish Star; Danish Rising Star, Germany: Favorite singer: Germany, Austria, Switzerland; Favorite muser: Germany, Austria, Switzerland; Favorite cast: Germany, Austria, Switzerland; Favorite twins: Germany, Austria, Switzerland; Favorite "Big Kid": Germany, Austria, Switzerland; Favorite athlete: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Global: Favorite Greek Music Artist, Italy: Favorite Italian Artist; Favorite Italian Internet Star, Latin America: Favorite Latin Internet Star; Favorite Latin Music Star, Middle East: Favorite Arab Music Artist; Favorite Arab Internet Star, Netherlands and Belgium: Favorite Star: Netherlands; Favorite Internet Star: Netherlands and Belgium; Favorite TV series: Netherlands and Belgium; Favorite Star: Belgium, Norway: Favorite Norwegian Internet Star; Favorite Norwegian Vlogger; Favorite Norwegian Star; Norwegian Rising Star, Poland: Favorite Polish Star, Portugal: Favorite Portuguese Vlogger, Russia: Favorite Russian Music Act; Favorite Russian Cybersport Team; Favorite Russian Internet Star; Favorite Russian Celeb Family, Spain: Favorite Spanish Music Act; Favorite Spanish Internet Star, Sweden: Favorite Swedish Internet Star; Favorite Swedish Vlogger; Favorite Swedish Star; Swedish Rising Star
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 24, 2018. 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 the Website, 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 Twitter, a maximum of 1 vote 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 2018 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 2018 rules at any time in its sole discretion.
All interpretations of these HOW VOTING WORKS FOR THE NICKELODEON KIDS' CHOICE AWARDS 2018 rules and the decisions of Nickelodeon International relating to this voting process are final.