Frequently Asked Questions

Nominations will open at noon on June 8, 2022
& will close at midnight on July 6, 2022.
Finalists will be announced and voting will open at noon on July 20, 2022 & will close at midnight on August 17, 2022.
Winners will be announced August 26th, 2022 at noon.

Certificates will be emailed after the winner’s are announced. If you didn’t receive yours, just give us a call at 972.899.3637!

Residents from around Denton County are asked to nominate their favorite businesses right here on our website. There are over 450 categories to nominate in. All that is needed is a valid email address to vote.

Voting begins after the nomination stage is over (July 20th). The nominations are tallied and the top 3 from each category move on to the final voting stage where residents are asked to vote for “Best of Denton County”. Once voting ends the winners are announced a few short weeks afterward.

If a resident has to travel to you, the business must be located within Denton County. If your business travels to the resident, then the business can be located outside of Denton County.

All winners get a free listing on our website, but you can always have your listing become a hyperlink and link to your website. Winners and nominees also have the opportunity to advertise on the website. Just give us a call at 972.899.3637 or email

The Student’s Choice Award gives the opportunity for students from Denton County to vote independently from their parents. There are several categories that do not apply to students who may live in apartments or dorms so there is a separate process that gives them an opportunity to make their voices heard.

The Best of Denton County magazine is a yearly publication in which every winner is listed in the directory. It is a publication that is exclusive to the finalists and winners of “Best of Denton County” and delivered to over 40,000 of the most affluent home in Denton County, plus additional copies are blanketed all over the county at high traffic locations such as waiting rooms, city, and public offices, chambers and then sent out in many relocation packages.

There are over 400 categories to choose from, which sure is a lot! We try to limit the number of categories listed so residents don’t get overwhelmed by the sheer number of categories they can vote for. However, we always take suggestions for new categories. You can fill out your suggestion by clicking the button below. The category suggestion deadline is June 2nd.

Click our Marketing section in the navigation bar above, from there you can access any of the graphics you’ll need. Logos can be downloaded but can not be altered in any way.

Since business names are submitted by residents, typos do happen. To have your name corrected, fill out our form by clicking the button below.

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Best of Denton County was established in 2004.