Coastal Virginia Magazine conducts a variety of annual contests that are open to our readers and the public. Below are our ongoing contests along with general timelines for each. Please note specific dates for nominations, voting and publication are subject to change. Links to currently active contests will be posted on this page as they go live.

Top Docs 2022 Peer-to-Peer-Survey

2022 top docs contest(Peer-to-Peer Based Survey, Medical License Required)

Nominations: March 1 – May 13, 2022

Results Published: In the Sept/Oct 2022 issue of Coastal Virginia Magazine

Best of Readers’ Choice Awards

(Reader-based open online voting process for the best businesses, services, attractions and personalities in Coastal Virginia)

Nominations/Voting: Jan.-March

Results Published: July-Aug. Coastal Virginia Magazine

Giving Back Awards

​(Open community or self-nomination process for non-profit organizations and businesses that give back to the community)

Nominations/Voting: June-July

Results Published: Nov.-Dec. Coastal Virginia Magazine

Top Lawyers

(Peer-to-peer survey of licensed physicians conducted by DataJoe Research)

Nominations/Voting: March-April

Results Published: Sept-Oct. Coastal Virginia Magazine

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