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Entries accepted Friday, May 19 – Friday, June 9

Winners will be announced Monday June 12, 2023


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Dads Name

Why is your dad so cool?

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In 250 words or less, tell us why you feel the father/father-figure you are nominating is the Coolest Dad in the world! Entries must discuss the nominees community service, participation in family activities, charitable work and, if applicable, any other activities that add value to his community. Entries can be submitted online with the photo sent to  Entries will be judged based on the positive impact he has on his family and in the community.

Using the hashtag #CoolDADDS post your Cool DADDS picture on Facebook or Instagram. Pictures will be showcased on the 2023 Fatherhood Expo Social Media pages  as well. Additional campaign responses will be read on the air LIVE Wednesday June 14th on the City Newwss radio show.


The essay must be an original creation. All entries may not have been published previously, entered in any other contest or used to win another award. By entering, the entrant certifies that all representations contained are true. Please include the name, address, telephone number, email and Instagram User Name (if applicable) for the nominee. Please include your complete contact information with your submission. Entries must be submitted online or via email no later than 11:59 p.m. EST, Friday, June 9th. Contest sponsors are not responsible for lost, late or misdirected mail, or mutilated, illegible or incomplete entries. Entrants and nominated fathers must be legal residents of the Contiguous United States and D.C.

For a complete list of rules and prizes, please send your inquiries to fatherhoodexpo or call (614) 943-(EXPO)3976

The Winner will be notified (via email/phone) and announced on Monday, June 12th. In addition to the prizes, The Winner will be a Special Guest on the radio show City Newwss on Wednesday June 14th.  Judging for the contest will be conducted by the staff of 106.7 The Beat and DADDS Enterprises. By participating, each entrant accepts these rules and agrees to be bound by the decision of the judges, Submission of an entry and/or acceptance of a prize grants Sponsors the exclusive, perpetual right to publish, use, edit, adapt, modify, excerpt and/or copy the entry for any and all purposes in any and all media currently in existence or hereafter invented without further compensation to entrant.

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