TRRMA VOTING PROCEDURES
The TRR Awards winners are chosen in three (3) rounds... one round of nominations and two rounds of voting. Categories are filled by nominations from TRRMA membership and/or TRR/TRRMA Board of Directors. Those suggestions or nominations are broken down per category by The Board and submitted for vote by the TRRMA membership.
The voting procedure shall comply with all rules set forth by the TRRG Board legal requirements (and any requirements of any network airing the awards show). Awards criteria, rules of election and balloting procedures are established by the TRR Board of Directors. Singles, albums, music videos and qualified music products must have been first released during the eligibility period achieving position in the Texas Regional Radio Report Texas Chart and is based on the calendar year of January 1 to December 31, with the exception of the radio nominations. Disputes as to the voting procedure shall be resolved by the majority of the TRRG Board. TRRMA Members will vote via the internet for all award categories. Categories are subject to change and final approval of the TRRR Board of Directors.
Members may only vote once per round for all categories in that round.
Nominations and Voting
The TRRMA award winners, chosen in three (3) rounds, are cast online via the TRRMA website and selecting the VOTING tab. Each member shall be allowed to cast one vote as described below...
Round 1/Nomination Ballot
Each TRRMA member may nominate one (1) nominee in each category on the first ballot. The top 10 qualified vote recipients in each category will become the official nominees on the second ballot. The committee researches each entry and the qualifying entries are released to the TRRMA members for the Round 2 voting. All nominations must be submitted online via the TRRMA website to be accepted and must be received within the time frame allotted for the first round – the nomination round.
Round 2/Semi – Final Ballot
In Round 2, the second ballot, members of the TRRMA may cast one (1) vote in each category. The five (5) nominees receiving the most votes in round 2 will appear on the Round 3/Final ballot for final voting. All voting must be submitted online via the TRR/TRRMA website to be accepted and must be received within the time frame allotted for Round 2.
Round 3/Final Round
In Round 3, members of the TRRMA may cast one (1) vote for each category to determine the winner. These are the final votes and will be announced live at the TRRMA awards show. In the case of a tie, both winners will receive an award. All votes must be submitted via the TRRMA website to be accepted and must be received within the time frame allotted for the final round of voting.