Cool School of the Week Rules

FOX 35 "Cool School of the Week" Poll

Each Wednesday, beginning September 16, 2015 through June 30, 2016, four high schools will be selected by FOX 35 for the public to then vote for the "Cool School of the Week". Every Wednesday at 05:00 AM, the four nominated schools will be posted on Vote for your favorite to be the "Cool School of the Week".

  • Must be legal Florida resident, 14 or older, with lawful access to the Internet and valid e-mail address.
  • No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited.

How to Vote

To vote for your favorite, there are 2 ways to vote:

  • TEXT: send a text message to 87057 with one of the following keywords in the body of the message: SCHOOL1, SCHOOL2, SCHOOL3, or SCHOOL4 which will be announced during Fox 35 newscasts and listed on MSG & Data Rates May Apply. For complete rules, text entry terms and conditions and privacy policy, click on links below.


    ONLINE ENTRY: You can vote by computer at You must select your preferred match-up and also fill out the CAPTCHA box for your vote to be recorded.

    Voting begins each Wednesday at 05:00 AM local time and all votes must be cast by 8:00 AM local time each Friday of the voting period.

    • There can be only one vote per channel (text and online) per person each day of the voting period. Please note that it is a violation of these rules to clear the cache on your computer (i.e., delete the cookies) to enable voting more than once per day per computer/contestant/email address. All voting must be manual. No bots or automated voting is allowed.
    • Voters will receive 1 text msg confirming their vote.
    • For technical questions call 1-888-777-7566; for all other customer service issues email Sponsor at
    • Participating Carriers: AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and T-Mobile USA

The Prize(s)

  • The winning school will receive the title of "Cool School of the Week". WOFL FOX 35 will contact the school to tell them they are the winner and organize a time to videotape the students. A WOFL FOX 35 crew will visit the winner of the “Cool School”, unless the school does not allow the visit or WOFL FOX 35 cannot visit due to local, national or regional breaking news or weather. If WOFL FOX 35 does visit the school, it will be featured during the WOFL FOX 35 morning news from 5:00am local time - 9:00am local time the Wednesday following notification. Winner will also receive a plaque E.R.V. $34.24. Prize supplied by WOFL FOX 35.
  • Employees of Sponsors and immediate families and members of household are ineligible to vote.

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