Rules and Criteria

The Total Landscape Care Landscaper of the Year contest recognizes landscapers who have annual revenues of $15 million or less and who exemplify the highest standards of landscape professionals: business acumen, equipment management expertise, attention to safety and community involvement.

Landscapers who meet these qualifications are invited to enter. Landscapers also can be nominated by others in the landscaping industry. To enter, an applicant must:
• Have annual revenues of $15 million or less.
• Have at least five years of landscape company ownership experience.
• Have an excellent safety record.
• Be able to represent the landscape industry in a positive way.
• Not have been a Landscaper of the Year finalist in the past five years.

An applicant is required to complete this form in its entirety. Co-owners should submit one application, listing all owners. All entries must be received by July 31 of the program year. Total Landscape Care editors will carefully review each entry and select 12 finalists.

Each finalist will be featured in Total Landscape Care magazine. One finalist will be chosen as the Landscaper of the Year. All of the information is confidential and is only used for judging purposes.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To enter, fill out all information requested on this entry form and mail to:

Total Landscape Care
Landscaper of the Year
3200 Rice Mine Road NE
Tuscaloosa, AL, 35406

All entries must be received by July 31. The Landscaper of the Year contest is open only to landscapers who have annual revenues of $15 million or less. It is NOT open to employees of Randall-Reilly Publishing Co./Construction Media Group and its agents, and suppliers of this program and their families. Offer void where prohibited and is subject to all federal, state and local laws. Editors will select the 12 finalists and the Landscaper of the Year. Their decisions will be final. No responsibility is assumed for lost, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries.

Winners will be notified by mail and have an article on them published in an issue of Total Landscape Care magazine. Limit one (1) prize per family or household. For a list of the finalists, visit after Aug. 31. No substitution or transfer of prizes allowed. Applicable taxes are the responsibility of the winner. © 2009, Randall-Reilly Publishing Co.