1.  Must be nominated by someone other than yourself – sorry, no self nominating here.

  2. You can win this award a Max of 3 times before you're 40. We appreciate your hard work and dedication to making Kootenai County a great place to work and live.

  3. Must be under 40 years of age by December 31, 2021. Yes, that is what “under 40” means…

  4. Nominee does not have to be a member of KCYP, Chamber of Commerce, or any other specific club/membership to be nominated.

  5. Must reside in Kootenai County 


Fill out the Nomination Form on the ' Nomination Page'​

  1. Name of Nominee

  2. Work Position Title & Employer

  3. Explanation of why you are nominating candidate

  4. Contact information for candidate (email and phone preferred)


Once Nomination is received, each candidate will receive an email with a nomination form to be filled out and returned. An independent judging panel will review both the nomination form filled out by the nominee and the original nomination email. If the judging panel is unable to narrow down the nominee’s to 30 winners, based off of the information provided, judging panel does have ability to require in person interviews.