The Campaign

January 30, 2019 is the launch date. A press conference will be held, together with a multi- media information campaign.

Besides the individual or private and corporate groups, Municipalities/Cities from the 82 provinces and 17 Regions will be encouraged to submit at least 1 official entry. They are given 6 months after launch date, to submit their official entries. All entries must be in by July 30, 2019. All entries can be viewed at our official web site and mobile sites.

  1. There will be 5 major physical events spearheaded by TayoNa Pilipinas to be held at different locations nationwide;

    January 30, 2019

    Launching of Visit My Bayan – National Search for Local Destinations.

    July 2019

    Deadline in Submission of Entries & Announcement of Official Entries & Start of Preliminary vote.

    October 2019

    Announcement of the Qualifiers for the People’s Choice Awards in the Preliminary Elimination round and start of voting for the Semi-final round.

    December 2019

    Announcement of the Qualifiers for the People’s Choice Awards in the Semi-final round and start of voting for the Final round.

    March 15, 2020

    Official announcement of the 51 Winners/ Final round (3 winners per region).

  2. There will also be a series of pocket events at different locations nationwide to promote the campaign.

  3. Nationwide multi-media publicity and continuous social media marketing drive will run simultaneous with all the events campaigns.

MECHANICS

  1. There will be 3 awards per Region:
    1. People’s Choice Awards – 1 winner per Region, determined by most number of on-line votes at www.tayona.ph/visitmybayan.
    2. Business Choice Awards – 1 winner per Region, selected by a panel of judges from business sector.
    3. Ambassador’s Choice Awards – 1 winner per Region, selected by a panel of Foreign Diplomats
  2. January 30, 2019 to July 30, 2019 at 12noon- Period to accept Entries. After which, no other Entries will be allowed to participate.
  3. August 1 to September 30, 2019- Period for online voting for PRELIMINARY ELIMINATIONS. This is only for the People’s Choice Awards and the following mechanics as well:
    1. Only the top 30% or at least 3 entries, whichever is higher, from component cities/municipalities within a PROVINCE, will qualify for the SEMI FINAL Round. Provinces with only 1 entry from a component city/municipality must at least generate 2,000 unique online votes to qualify for the SEMI FINAL round.
    2. October 1, 2019 - Announcement of Winners and Qualifiers for the SEMI FINALS Round for the People’s Choice Awards.
  4. October 15, 2019 to November 30, 2019- Online voting for SEMI FINALS.
    1. Only the top 30% or at least 3 entries, whichever is higher, per REGION, will qualify for the FINALS.
    2. December 1, 2019 – Announcement of Winners and Qualifiers for the FINAL Round for the People’s Choice Awards.
  5. December 15, 2019 to Feb 28, 2020 (12noon) - Online voting for the FINALS.
  6. All winners will be announced on March 15, 2020. There will be a total of 51 winners – 17 People’s Choice awardees, 17 Business Choice awardees and 17 Ambassador Choice awardees.
  7. A cash prize of P 50,000 plus prizes will be given to the UPLOADER (the name that appears on the “Entry Submitted by” line) of the winning People’s Choice Entry. All trophies will be awarded to the city/municipality where the winning Entry is located.

    All entries are viewable in our official web site and mobile site and this Entry page will always be visible even after Elimination rounds have started.


VOTING WILL START ON August 1, 2019....

....but you can already shortlist your choices by clicking the “Add to my Favorite” Tab of the Entry you like.