Welcome to the 2014 Best of Tehachapi Nomination List

Below is the new list of categories for the 2014 Best of ballot. We removed some categories, and added some new ones. This is the final category list. We will not modify this category until we re-evaluate next July.

Each category must have at least 3 individual/different nominees to remain on the ballot. We reserve the right to remove nominees that are not nominated under the appropriate category. Voting begins in August.

Please enter the complete name of the business, and first/last names for medical categories.

Any incomplete names will not be considered for the ballot.

Nominations are due by 5 p.m. July 23rd.

Questions, email webmaster@bakersfield.com

How to Participate

Enter your email address and click the "Signup" button. You will receive an email with a unique link to the nomination page.

If you receive the message "Participant with the Email already exists", you are already in the system and should have received an email. Check your spam folder if you can't find the email.

If you still can't find your email, click on the "Lost your access URL?" link. Re-enter your email address and click the "Resend" button. We will resend you your link to the voting ballot.

Rules

  1. Each voter must supply a valid email address to participate.
  2. Only one entry per email address.
  3. Multiple entries from the same computer or IP address will be limited and subject to examination for duplication.
  4. Only online nominations will be accepted. Print-outs, photocopies, call-ins or emails will not be accepted for voting.
  5. The Tehachapi News and Tehachapinews.com reserve the right to disqualify obvious duplicate ballots.

Categories

  • Best Family Attraction
  • Best Date Place
  • Best Karaoke
  • Best Live Entertainment
  • Best Place to Hike/Bike
  • Best Park
  • Best Local Band
  • Best Breakfast Place
  • Best Burger Place
  • Best Coffee
  • Best Ethnic Restaurant
  • Best Pizza
  • Best Sandwich Place
  • Best Wine/Beer Selection
  • Best Overall Restaurant
  • Best Boutique
  • Best Overall Place to Shop
  • Best Chiropractor (Must include first name,last name and name of business)
  • Best Dentist (Must include first and last name)
  • Best Physical Therapist (Must include first name,last name and name of business)
  • Best Medical Group / Office
  • Best Massage Therapist (Must include first name,last name and name of business)
  • Best Salon (not individual stylist)
  • Best Barber Shop (not individual barber)
  • Best Bank/Financial Institution
  • Best Mortgage Professional
  • Best Property Management Company
  • Best Real Estate Agent (Must include first name,last name and name of business)
  • Best Real Estate Company
  • Best Automotive Service
  • Best Tire Company
  • Best Pet Services
  • Best Animal Rescue
  • Best Local Celebrity
  • Best Local Event
  • Best Local Teacher (Must include first name,last name and name of school)
  • Best Worthy Cause
  • Best Youth Program
  • Best Community Organization
  • Best Employer
  • Best Overall Business