TEXAS YOUTH COACHES ADVANCE IN STATEWIDE CONTEST
Seven Regions Compete for $50,000 in Prizes from MyPlates.com
October 21, 2013 (Austin, TX) – We’re pleased to announce the regional finalists in The My Plates Coach of the Year Contest:
We created the contest to honor the best youth coaches in Texas, as determined by Texans! These men and women are from big cities and small towns. They coach everything from golf to cheer to lacrosse, and now all are in the running for $50,000 in total prizes to be awarded to their local school or sports organization.
Now the statewide voting begins! The coach with the most votes in each of the seven regions moves on to the state championship round. Texans have from now until Friday, November 8 to vote for a favorite coach. Get the word out! Tell all your friends and family to vote, too, at www.myplates.com/coach.
The public vote will pick 7 regional winners who’ll compete in a statewide vote for one winner who gets $25,000 for his or her team or organization!
The second place prize is $10,000 for the team, and five remaining finalists will receive the Third Place prize of $3,000 for their teams.
That’s a total of $50,000 in prizes for youth organizations in Texas!
The winning coach receives the plate message COACH13 for a ten-year term, valued at $795. Second and Third Place coaches get 5-year personalized license plates from MyPlates.com, valued at $495.
The Grand Prize Winner and My Plates Coach of the Year 2013 will be announced December 9, 2013.
Since November 2009, Texans have purchased more than 165,000 My Plates, putting more than $19.5M in the general revenue fund, which helps pay for services for all Texans.
My Plates designs and markets new specialty license plates as a vendor for the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. Texans have bought more than 165,000 My Plates since November 2009, putting more than $19.5M in the state general revenue fund. My Plates’ goal is to create a long-term, mutually beneficial relationship designed to maximize revenues for the state through the sale of My Plates specialty plates. www.myplates.com.
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is charged with overseeing the state’s motor vehicle services that provide consumer protection, assist motor vehicle-related businesses and raise revenue for the state. For every $1 it spends, the TxDMV returns $10 to build and maintain highways, roads and bridges and provide needed services to Texans. The agency registers more than 23 million vehicles; regulates vehicle dealers; credentials buses and big trucks for intrastate and interstate commerce; issues oversize and overweight permits; and awards grants to law enforcement agencies to reduce vehicle burglaries and thefts. Learn more at www.TxDMV.gov.