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Schedule for 'Best of Windham' Tournament

Check out when you can vote for your favorite businesses in town.

Editor's Note: There is no restriction to the amount of categories that businesses can be entered in, if that business falls under that particular type.

Should a business win multiple categories, it will only be moved on to the second round once, to keep the overall tournament fair.

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We have officially released the schedule for our "Best of Windham" business tournament, with the first round lasting until May 21.

The businesses have been separated into 12 categories, with the final category being a Best of the Rest roundup of businesses that we either missed or that didn't fit into the first 11. 

Check out the schedule below as well as the attached flyer, which will be handed out to as many local businesses as possible within the next week.

FIRST ROUND

2/27:

3/5:

3/12:

3/19:

3/26:

4/2:

4/9:

4/16:

4/23: Best Specialty Foods/Gifts

4/30: Best Home Improvement

5/7: Best of the Rest 1

5/14: Best of the Rest 2

SECOND ROUND (The Terrific 12)

5/28: Winners of Rounds 1-3

6/4: Winners of Rounds 4-6

6/11: Winners of Rounds 7-9

6/18: Winners of Rounds 10-12

SEMIFINALS (The Patch-tastic 4)

6/25: Semifinal 1 (Winner of Rounds 1-3 vs. Winner of Rounds 4-6)

7/2: Semifinal 2 (Winner of Rounds 7-9 vs. Winner of Rounds 10-12)

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

7/9: Championship Matchup

7/16: 'Best of Windham' Business Tournament Champion Announced

 

Voting periods for each category will run from the Monday of every week at 6 a.m. until the Friday at 5 p.m.

The tournament is being co-sponsored by the Windham Community Development Department.

At the end of the tournament, the winners from each of the 12 first round categories will receive a certificate of achievement, while the champion will receive a full-spread feature with a complete story, photos and video on Windham Patch.

Jacqueline Hudkins February 27, 2012 at 01:37 AM
We would love to add the category of Best Law Firm! Hudkins Law is a four attorney law firm located in Windham speciaizing in real estate, estate planning and corporatae law.
Michael Ryan February 27, 2012 at 04:32 AM
Hi Jacqueline, Unfortunately I can't add any categories because of the way we have the tournament organized, but I can certainly add Hudkins Law to the "Best of the Rest" voting in late May! Be sure to tell everyone you know that they can vote at that time.
MaryAnn Pfeiffer February 27, 2012 at 06:47 PM
Hey Mike, how about our B2B companies? Can we get a category somewhere?
Michael Ryan February 27, 2012 at 07:05 PM
Hi MaryAnn, Thank you as well for the feedback. As mentioned, I had to keep things to 12 categories, meaning some had to be left out. I worked out these categories with the Community Dev. Dept., and we determined that these were the best options. The "best of the rest" category was a way of accomodating all of those who couldn't fit into the first 11, so all of the B2B's, realtors, and others will be in that voting on May 21.
Dave D. March 01, 2012 at 07:10 PM
Gerry Blais and infinite fitness have my vote!! Its the only business that actually can improve a persons life in every aspect... How can anyone match saving lives!!!!!!
katia March 09, 2012 at 02:26 PM
Soleil Salon and spa has my vote!!! The service is amazing...
Myriam March 09, 2012 at 02:29 PM
Soleil Salon and Spa, has my vote...The best salon for me...
Michael Ryan March 09, 2012 at 02:32 PM
Hi all, not sure if you have voted on the category page but you must vote their for your Soleil votes to count: http://windham.patch.com/articles/biz-tourney-salons-spas

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