Entry is open to any staff member of a School Nutrition Department at a school located in Texas, Colorado, Louisiana, *Western Oklahoma, New Mexico, **Southwest Kansas, Wyoming or Montana that participates in USDA’s National School Lunch and/or National School Breakfast Program and who is at least 18 years of age at the time of entry.


One winner per NFL market within the Dairy MAX region*** (total of four 4 winners) will receive a Hubert purchase credit valued at $2,300.

Winners’ photos and stories may be promoted by Dairy MAX as part of 2022 National Nutrition Month (March) and National School Breakfast Week (March 6-10). As part of the application winners will agree to permitting Dairy MAX use of their photo.


The Sweepstakes will begin on January 16th, 2023 at 12:00A.M.CST and continue until February 10, 2023 at 11:59P.M. CST

Submit your story via this Submittable application, and include the following items:

  • 1) Up to 3 photos of your child nutrition team in action –(JPG or PDF)
  • 2) Description of photo 
  • 3) If a student’s face is shown in the photo, a “Signed Photo Release” must be submitted for each student pictured. Submission will not be complete if the necessary student Photo Release is not received. 

A free account must be created on Submittable prior to submission. Additional information will also be requested on the application (name, email, district, phone etc.).


Winners will be selected by random drawing of all eligible entries on Friday, February 17th, 2023. Winners will be notified by Wednesday, February 22rd, 2023.


Official Rules and Contest FAQs can be found here:  https://www.dairymax.org/school/contests


Contact your Dairy MAX Territory School Wellness consultant to discuss this contest and any questions you may have. You can locate your consultant by entering your zip code on this webpage: http://www.dairymax.org/school/expertise 



*Eligible counties in Western Oklahoma include Alfalfa, Beaver, Beckham, Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Carter, Cimarron, Cleveland, Comanche, Cotton, Creek, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield, Garvin, Grady, Grant, Greer,  Harmon,  Harper,  Hughes,  Jackson,  Jefferson,  Johnston,  Kay,  Kingfisher,  Kiowa,  Lincoln, Logan,  Love,  Major,  Marshall,  McClain,  Murray,  Noble,  Okfuskee,  Oklahoma,  Osage,  Pawnee, Payne,   Pontotoc,   Pottawatomie,   Roger   Mills,   Stephens,   Texas,   Tillman,   Washita,   Woods, Woodward.

**Eligible counties in Southwest Kansas include Clark, Finney, Ford, Grant, Gray, Greeley, Hamilton, Haskell, Hodgeman, Kearny, Lane, Meade, Morton, Ness, Scott, Seward, Stanton, Stevens, Wichita

.*** Dallas Cowboys Market: Texas, New Mexico, and Western Oklahoma, excluding Texas Counties Nacogdoches, Shelby, San Augustine, Angelina, Trinity, Jasper, Sabine, Polk, Tyler, Newton, San  Jacinto,  Madison,  Walker,  Hardin,  Brazos,  Grimes,  Montgomery,  Liberty,  Jefferson,  Orange, Harris, Chambers, Galveston, Brazoria, Matagorda, Jackson, Lavaca, Wharton, Colorado, Fort Bend, Austin,  Waller,  Washington,  and  Calhoun. 

Houston  Texans  Market: Nacogdoches,  Shelby,  San Augustine,  Angelina,  Trinity,  Jasper,  Sabine,  Polk,  Tyler,  Newton,  San  Jacinto,  Madison,  Walker, Hardin,  Brazos, Grimes,  Montgomery,  Liberty,  Jefferson,  Orange,  Harris,  Chambers,  Galveston, Brazoria, Matagorda, Jackson, Lavaca, Wharton, Colorado, Fort Bend, Austin, Waller, Washington and  Calhoun  counties. 

Denver  Broncos  Market: Colorado,  Montana,  and  Wyoming. New  Orleans Saints Market: Louisiana.

Entry is open to any staff member of a Physical Education Department at a school located in Texas, Colorado, Louisiana, *Western Oklahoma, New Mexico, **Southwest Kansas, Wyoming or Montana that participates in USDA’s National School Lunch and/or National School Breakfast Program and who is at least 18 years of age at the time of entry.

One winner per NFL market within the Dairy MAX region*** (total of four 4 winners) will receive an electronic gift card for US Games valued at $1000.

Winners’ photos and stories may be promoted by Dairy MAX as part of 2023 National Nutrition Month (March) and National School Breakfast Week (March 6-10). As part of the application winners will agree to permitting Dairy MAX use of their photo.  

The Sweepstakes will begin on January 16th, 2023 at 12:00A.M. CST and continue until February 10, 2023 at 11:59P.M. CST


Submit your story via this Submittable application, and include the following items:

  • 1) Up to 3 Photos of your physical education instruction in action –(JPG or PDF)
  • 2) Description of photo 
  • 3) If a student’s face is shown in the photo, a “Signed Photo Release” must be submitted with the application. Submission will not be complete if the necessary student Photo Release is not received. 

A free account must be created on Submittable prior to submission. Additional information will also be requested on the application (name, email, district, phone etc.).

Winners will be determined by random drawing of all eligible entries on Friday, February 17th, 2023. Winners will be notified by Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023.


Official Rules and Sweepstakes FAQ can be found here: https://www.dairymax.org/school/contests

Contact your Dairy MAX Territory School Wellness consultant to discuss this contest and any questions you may have. You can locate your consultant by entering your zip code on this webpage: http://www.dairymax.org/school/expertise 


*Eligible counties in Western Oklahoma include Alfalfa, Beaver, Beckham, Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Carter, Cimarron, Cleveland, Comanche, Cotton, Creek, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield, Garvin, Grady, Grant, Greer, Harmon, Harper, Hughes, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnston, Kay, Kingfisher, Kiowa, Lincoln, Logan, Love, Major, Marshall, McClain, Murray, Noble, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, Osage, Pawnee, Payne, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Roger Mills, Stephens, Texas, Tillman, Washita, Woods, Woodward.

**Eligible counties in Southwest Kansas include Clark, Finney, Ford, Grant, Gray, Greeley, Hamilton, Haskell, Hodgeman, Kearny, Lane, Meade, Morton, Ness, Scott, Seward, Stanton, Stevens, Wichita

.*** Dallas Cowboys Market: Texas, New Mexico, and Western Oklahoma, excluding Texas Counties Nacogdoches, Shelby, San Augustine, Angelina, Trinity, Jasper, Sabine, Polk, Tyler, Newton, San Jacinto, Madison, Walker, Hardin, Brazos, Grimes, Montgomery, Liberty, Jefferson, Orange, Harris, Chambers, Galveston, Brazoria, Matagorda, Jackson, Lavaca, Wharton, Colorado, Fort Bend, Austin, Waller, Washington, and Calhoun.

Houston Texans Market: Nacogdoches, Shelby, San Augustine, Angelina, Trinity, Jasper, Sabine, Polk, Tyler, Newton, San Jacinto, Madison, Walker, Hardin, Brazos, Grimes, Montgomery, Liberty, Jefferson, Orange, Harris, Chambers, Galveston, Brazoria, Matagorda, Jackson, Lavaca, Wharton, Colorado, Fort Bend, Austin, Waller, Washington and Calhoun counties.

Denver Broncos Market: Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming. New Orleans Saints Market: Louisiana.

Dairy MAX, the local checkoff promotion organization funded by dairy farmers, offers three $2,500 academic scholarships for graduating high school seniors or undergraduate students currently enrolled in a junior college or four-year university. Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, books, or on-campus housing.  


ELIGIBILITY
Eligible Applicants must meet each the following requirements:



  1. Reside in the geographic territory served by Dairy MAX which includes Colorado, southwest Kansas, Louisiana, Montana, New Mexico, western Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming.
  2. Graduating high school senior or undergraduate student currently enrolled in a junior college or four-year college program.
  3. Must be one of the following:

    - Child of dairy producer

    - Child of dairy farm employee

    - FFA or 4-H dairy show participant your junior or senior year in high school



APPLICATION
Details and required documents to be provided by applicants:

  1. Personal and educational details provided accurately and informatively on application form.
  2. One letter of recommendation from a non-family member who is an FFA or 4-H agriculture leader, a teacher, or in the dairy industry. You will be able to request this letter by email at the bottom of the application form.
  3. A 500-1,000 word essay describing how this scholarship would impact you and your future aspirations.
  4. Certified high school and undergraduate transcript if applicable.
  5. A photograph to be used in the press release announcing the winner.



SELECTION

The Dairy MAX scholarship program is designed to allow students the opportunity to showcase their excellence in many areas both personal and educational. Dairy MAX will select a committee of outside judges to review the applications. There is a total of 100 possible points, and points will be awarded as follows:


0-5 Points for each of the following sections – a total of 20 possible points:

  • Personal Information
  • Personal Goals and Special Interests
  • Personal Reference Letter
  • Family Information


0-10 Points for each of the following sections – a total of 60 possible points:

  • School Activities
  • FFA and 4-H activities
  • Community Activities and Work Experience
  • Dairy Activities
  • Educational Goals
  • Essay 


0-20 Points for the following section – a total of 20 possible points:

  • Education Information



DEADLINE

Deadline for submitting application is 12:00 AM CT March 31, 2023.

Recipients of the Dairy MAX scholarship will be notified of their awards no later than May 5, 2023.

Dairy MAX encourages all eligible students to apply. Please fill out the details below to begin your application process. You can always save your progress and return to it. If you have questions or need assistance, please email Brennen Johnson at johnsonb@dairymax.org. 

DairyMAX, Inc.