Nominate a Remarkable Woman in Your Life


Thank you for your nominations for our Remarkable Women contest! We’re currently going through those to select four finalists as we approach International Women’s Month in March.

KRQE and FOX New Mexico looks forward to recognizing the great contributions women have made to our nation and local communities. Remarkable Women is part of a nationwide Nexstar Media initiative to honor the influence that women have had on public policy, social progress and the quality of life.

KRQE and FOX New Mexico will celebrate local women who inspire, lead and forge the way for other women. It’s not just about one day or one month —it’s about what they do, day-in and day-out.

In February and March, we’ll highlight four local women who will be considered for Nexstar’s nationwide 2020 Woman of the Year Award.One local winner will be selected to earn a once-in-a-lifetime trip to New York City to attend a taping of The Mel Robbins Show. The national winner will be named in mid-March.

Remarkable Women Official Rules

1. Sponsors.

This contest (“Contest”) is sponsored by KRQE and FOX New Mexico (“Station”), {{Organization.Address}} and Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (“Nexstar”), 545 E. John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 700, Irving, Texas 75062 (collectively, the “Sponsor(s)”). This Contest is void where taxed, restricted, or prohibited and is subject to all local, state, and federal laws. By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor(s), which shall be final and not subject to appeal.

2. Eligibility.

No purchase necessary to enter. The Contest is open to permanent legal U.S. residents who reside within call sign’s viewing area and who are at least 21 years of age at the time of entry. Eligible entrants (“Nominators”) will nominate an individual, 21 years or older, and a permanent legal U.S. resident who also resides within KRQE and FOX New Mexico’s viewing area (“Nominee) at the time of entry. Entrant’s Nominee, if selected as the local market winner, must be willing and able to appear at the Station to accept the gift voucher and to travel to New York City on March 17, 2020 and returning on March 19, 2020. Entrants are prohibited from self-nomination. The eligible entrant and their local market winner (see below) Nominee must be willing and able to completely fill out and sign all waivers, releases, or forms requested by the Station. Current or former employees of the station, Nexstar Media Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries, the other Sponsors, the other television and radio stations and multichannel video programming distributors in call sign’s viewing area, their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising or promotional agencies (including anyone who prepares and/or distributes Contest materials), and the immediate family members or persons living in the same household (whether related or not) of all the foregoing are not eligible to participate or win. The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren.

Participants are eligible to win a call sign contest or sweepstakes only once every 60 days. Only one (1) winner per household is permitted in any contest or sweepstakes. Participants are eligible to win a prize valued at $600.00 or more only once every six (6) months. Text, data, or messaging rates may apply.

3. Entry.

This Contest will accept entries beginning on December 13, 2019 at 12:00 am local time and ending on December 31, 2019 at 11:59 pm local time. To enter the Contest, entrants must visit {{Promotion.Url}} to submit an entry form. Entrants/Nominators must include their name, phone number, e-mail address, birthdate, Nominee’s name, phone number, e-mail address, birthdate and a short original essay – 500 words or less – about a remarkable woman (Nominee) – in order to enter. All essays must conform to the essay restrictions below in order to enter. Duplicate, incomplete and/or non-conforming entries will not be considered. All entries must be received by December 31, 2019 at 11:59 pm local time. One (1) entry per person will be accepted.

The eligible entry essays in the first local market round will be judged at the local market level by a five (5) member panel of judges comprised of Station personnel.

Nominees from the local market top four (4) scored eligible entries may be profiled, one profile each Tuesday, beginning on February 11, 2020 and ending on March 3, 2020. Profiles will run on the New Mexico Living show 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m..

The Nominee of the highest scored eligible entry will be determined as the local market “winner”.

The second semi-finalist regional round, six (6) regions total, will be judged by a three (3) member panel of judges comprised of Nexstar personnel. Semi-finalists will be selected from amongst the local market winners.

The third and final round will be judged by a three (3) member panel of judges comprised of The Mel Robbins Show personnel. The national grand prize winner will be selected from amongst the six (6) regional semi-finalists.

For each round, the judges will use the following criteria to select the local market and semi-finalist winners and the grand prize winner:

Essay Scoring Criteria

  • 34% Community Contribution,
  • 33% Self Achievement, and
  • 33% Family Impact.

If a tie breaker is necessary, the eligible entry with the highest Self Achievement score will be determined as the winner.

Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for technical or computer, telephone service outages, delays, equipment malfunctions, busy signals, hang-ups, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable connections, or late, lost, failed, illegible, incomplete, garbled or deleted entries, transmissions, or voicemails or other network or technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call or online entry, or for printing errors in any advertisement, entry form, or the rules.

An entrant may use only one (1) email address to submit entries during the Contest. If an entrant uses multiple email addresses to submit more than one (1) entry per day, the entrant will be disqualified. For entries submitted online, entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning the e-mail address or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Any automated or computer-generated entries, fake or duplicate identities, spam, or improper techniques (as determined by the Sponsor(s)) will be disqualified. Any questions regarding the validity, completeness, or number of entries submitted by an individual or the identity of the authorized account holder of an e-mail address, phone number, or social media profile shall be determined by Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion. The Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entrant who acts in a disruptive, harassing, vulgar, or unsportsmanlike manner, as determined by the Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion.

Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If the Sponsor(s) determine(s), in its/their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual tampering with the Contest (electronic or otherwise) or if technical difficulties (e.g. infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor(s)) compromise the security, fairness, integrity or administration of the Contest, the Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to void the entries at issue and/or modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Contest and conduct a random drawing to award the prize among all eligible entries received as of the termination date. If the Contest is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted online at Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of the Contest or website or violates the Official Rules of the Contest. Entries not conforming to announced entry specifications will not be acknowledged or returned.


By entering this Contest online, participants agree to’s Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy located at All entry information becomes the property of the Sponsor(s), and entrants grant the Station the right to distribute all of their entry information to the other Sponsor(s). By entering, entrants grant the Sponsor(s) the right to broadcast and distribute their name, image, likeness, voice, entry materials, and biographical information in any media whatsoever, including on the air on the Station and on, for any purpose whatsoever, worldwide, in perpetuity, without any further authorization from or compensation to the entrant.

4. Odds of Winning.

The odds of winning depend on the number and caliber of eligible entries received.

5. Essay Restrictions.

Essays submitted by the entrants/participants may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, any content that:

  1. is obscene, offensive, sexually explicit or suggestive; violent; derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; endorses any form of hate or hate group; profane or pornographic; contains nudity;
  2. promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; promotes any particular political agenda or message;
  3. contains products or trademarks of any Sponsor competitor;
  4. defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about any person or company;
  5. contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others, without permission, to the extent permission is necessary; contains any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses;
  6. contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including, without limitation, photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media), without permission, to the extent permission is necessary;
  7. contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without permission, to the extent permission is necessary;
  8. contains look-alikes of celebrities or other public or private figures, living or dead;
  9. communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and/or
  10. violates any law or regulation.

By entering this Contest, entrant acknowledges and agrees that all entries become the property of the Sponsors and will not be returned or acknowledged. To be eligible, an entry must be the entrant’s original essay, may not have been entered in any other contest, won any other prize or have been previously published in any other medium. If the essay contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant, and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties (e.g., essay contains portions written by someone other than entrant), the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the entry by Sponsor(s) in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, permission from the owner to use the content and permissions from any person (or, if a minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) who appears in or is identifiable in the entry. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor(S) from any entrant at any time. Failure to provide such proof will render entry null and void.

6. Prize(s).

There will be 112 winners, including 112 local market winners, six (6) semi-finalist winners selected from amongst the local market winners, and one (1) grand prize winner selected from amongst the six (6) semi-finalist winners, in this Contest. At 11:00 am local time on January 14, 2020, the local market winner, selected by a panel of judges as detailed above, will be notified that they won by phone or e-mail. Each local market winner will receive a gift voucher, redeemable at The Travel Committee for a trip to New York City, which includes:

  • Round-trip airfare, coach/economy, for winner, to New York City departing from and returning to the same airport;
  • One (1) standard, double occupancy hotel room for two (2) nights (one room, room rate and taxes only) at The Park Lane Hotel, located at 36 Central Park S, New York, NY 10019 (check in 3/17/2020 and check out 3/19/2020);
  • Roundtrip ground transportation to the CBS Studios, located at 530 W. 57th Street, Studio 41, New York, New York 10019, and
  • Roundtrip ground transportation between the New York airport and hotel.

Air travel and accommodations must be reviewed, approved and booked through The Travel Committee, 3642 Eltham Way, Owings Mills, MD 21117, (410) 363-1176, by or before 4:00 pm EST on February 13, 2020.

The six (6) semi-finalists, selected by the three (3) regional judges as detailed above, will be notified during the taping of the Mel Robbins Show on March 18, 2020. The semi-finalists will move onto the grand prize round.

The grand prize winner, selected from amongst the six (6) semi-finalists and by a panel of three (3) judges as detailed above, will be notified during the taping of the Mel Robbins Show on March 18, 2020. The grand prize winner will receive one (1) commemorative Remarkable Woman plaque and the opportunity to select one (1) registered/qualified 501(3)c charity to receive a $5,000 donation courtesy of The Nexstar Foundation.

The approximate retail value of the prize(s) is $1,500.00. Entrants can win only once.

The potential local market winners, and their associated eligible entrant, will be contacted by a representative of the Sponsors. The local market winner must reply within four (4) days to maintain eligibility. If a potential local market winner cannot be contacted within this time period or fails to respond to any attempted contact, such potential local market winner will be disqualified, his/her entry will be declared null and void and the Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to choose another potential local market winner by the process referred to above.

All results are unofficial until winner(s) is/are verified by the Sponsor(s). Prizes may not be exchanged, substituted, transferred or redeemed for other prizes by winner. Cash will not be awarded as a substitute for prize. Prizes are awarded ‘as is’ with no guarantees or warranties as to use, merchantability, or fitness for a specific purpose, and the Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for defective prizes. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to substitute a prize in their sole discretion without an on-air or off-air announcement, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Other terms and conditions may apply.

7. Conditions for Acceptance of the Prize(s).

The local market winner must claim the prize(s) in-person at the Station, located at {{Organization.Address}}, during regular business hours (Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm local time)). Prize(s) will not be mailed under any circumstances. The prize(s) must be claimed by 3:00 pm local time on February 13, 2020 or it/they will be forfeited. Winner(s) will be required to provide a valid government issued photo identification card and to execute an affidavit of eligibility and publicity and liability release prior to receiving their prize(s). The Station may require the eligible entrant, the local market winner and winner’s guests, invitees, or travel companions to sign liability releases prior to receiving the prize. All unclaimed or rejected prizes will be forfeited. Failure by the winner(s) to respond to the Station’s messages, calls, e-mails or other notification will lead to forfeiture of the prize(s). Failure to completely fill out and sign all waivers, releases, or forms requested by the Station will result in forfeiture of the prize(s). The Station then has the right, at its discretion, to award that prize to another winner using the method described above. A winner who forfeits any prize is not eligible to win another contest or sweepstakes conducted by the Station for thirty (30) days.

Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner(s) and the winner(s) may receive an IRS 1099 Form or equivalent from the Sponsor(s). The Sponsor(s) will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one year period to the Internal Revenue Service. Winner(s) is/are required to fill out any tax forms requested by the Sponsor(s) in order to receive their prize(s).

Winner(s) will be solely responsible for any and all license and registration fees, accommodations, transportation costs, gratuities and all other items of an incidental nature. All expenses on receipt and use of prize(s) are the sole responsibility of the winner(s), the Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for any weather changes or extenuating circumstances relating to a prize received. The Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for replacing or reimbursing winners with any form of compensation for events that are delayed or canceled. All delays and cancellations are deemed beyond the control of the Sponsor(s). This includes, but is not limited to, event cancellations, trip schedule changes, flight cancellations, changes in travel arrangements, travel delays of any form and duration, game cancellations and delays, as well as all acts of nature. The Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for any expenses incurred by Contest winners as a result of such delays or cancellations. Sponsor(s) will not be responsible for failure to supply the prize(s) by reason of any force majeure events, such as acts of God, war, terrorist attacks, unusually severe weather, labor strikes, or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor(s).

By accepting the prize, the winner or winners agree to have their name, voice, likeness, biographical information, and entry materials used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this Contest, and in any media whatsoever, including the Station and on, for any purpose whatsoever, worldwide, in perpetuity, without any further authorization or compensation to the winner(s).

8. Social Media.

For contests or sweepstakes conducted or promoted on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, iHeartRadio, or any other social media website (each a “Social Media Site” and collectively the “Social Media Sites”), the Sponsors reserve the right to void any entrant’s entry in the Contest for failure to abide by the guidelines, policies, or procedures of the applicable Social Media Site, and to delete or remove any of entrant’s related “Likes,” comments, posts, tweets, videos, photos, user generated content, or other electronic messages, communications, or submissions at their discretion. The Sponsors also reserve the right to block, ignore, report, and/or completely prevent any entrant, account, user, or profile from accessing the Contest and/or the Sponsors’ profile(s), account(s), website(s), blog(s) or handle(s). This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with the Social Media Sites. By entering this Contest, entrants agree to release and hold the Social Media Sites harmless from any or all claims, liability, damages, judgments, fines, costs, expenses related to or associated with their participation in this Contest. Entrants understand that by logging-in to the applicable Social Media Site, that they agree to comply with the Social Media Site’s Terms of Service, and that their personal information is subject to the Privacy Policies and information collection practices of the Social Media Site. Entrants agree that the Sponsors are not responsible for the collection, disclosure, transfer, or dissemination of their personal information, whether directly or indirectly, by third party advertisers, marketers, or any other transferees. For entries submitted through the Social Media Sites, the Sponsors may be limited to using the information in a manner set forth by the Social Media Sites and in no other way.

9. Limitation on Liability.

Sponsor(s) disclaim(s) all liabilities to the winner(s) with respect to receipt and use of the prize(s). Winners and their guests or travel companions, by acceptance of their prize(s), agree to release and hold the Sponsor(s) and its/their affiliated companies, their advertising, promotion and production agencies, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives harmless from any and all liability, claims, causes of actions, damages, fines, and costs of any kind whatsoever (including reasonable attorney’s fees) which may be sustained directly or indirectly to persons or property in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any Contest or prize-related activity.

10. Reservation of Rights.

Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to make changes to these Official Rules in their sole discretion which will become effective upon announcement. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to cancel or terminate this Contest for any reason in the event that it cannot be run or administered as intended by the Sponsor(s). Any such changes or termination will be announced on

11. Contact Information.

For questions or more information about this Contest, please contact KRQE and FOX New Mexico at {{Organization.Address}}. For a copy of these rules, addendum, and/or list of winners please go to {{Promotion.Url}} or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to KRQE and FOX New Mexico, {{Organization.Address}}, within sixty (60) days of the end of this Contest.

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