...
Enter the contest
Your information is always private and secure.
 

Terms & Conditions
By entering you agree to receive periodic insights from Paychex. We'll never share your email and you can unsubscribe at any time.

— Video Quote Source

We're Looking for America’s Most Unique Small Business

Lots of businesses are unique. But is yours $2,500 unique? We want to find out with our Search for America’s Most Unique Small Business contest! This college basketball-style tournament celebrates the originality and creativity that thrives in America’s businesses.

How the contest works (and how to enter)

  • Use the form below to tell us what makes your business unique and submit a photo you think captures your business’s special attributes
  • A panel of judges will select finalists who will be randomly placed into a two-sided bracket
  • Each week, finalists will compete head-to-head with the finalist in its pairing via online voting on this site
  • Finalists with the most votes at the end of each week move on to the next round
  • The winning business receives a check for $2,500!

Criteria used to select finalists

  • Creativity
  • Uniqueness
  • Quality of photo submission
  • Overall assessment of your written entry

Winning prizes

  • 1st place — $2,500
  • 2nd place — $500
  • 3rd place — $500
  • 4th place — $500

Contest schedule

  • October 23 – Deadline for submissions
  • November 20 – Finalists announced
  • November 25 (Small Business Saturday) – Online voting begins
  • Each week through January 5 – The public votes to decide which businesses move on to the next round
  • January 5 – America’s Most Unique Small Business announced!

About Paychex

Paychex is a leading provider of payroll and HR solutions, serving 600,000 small and midsize businesses nationwide.

Image 1 Alt
Icon grid title one
Image 2 Alt
Icon grid title two
Image 3 Alt
Icon grid title three
Image 4 Alt
Icon grid title four
Image 3 Alt
Icon grid title five
Image 4 Alt
Icon grid title six
Image 3 Alt
Icon grid title seven
Image 4 Alt
Icon grid title eight