The #DownSyndromeDads Contest is Back!

In honor of Father’s Day and great dads of special needs kids everywhere, we at ds-connex are excited to announce the 3rd Annual #DownSyndromeDads Contest to recognize and celebrate these amazing fathers!

Starting Monday, May 23rd, nominate the fantastic #DownSyndromeDads in your life by sending a photo and brief (one to three sentence) meaningful message about him to ds-connex. Please send your submissions to

ominate the #DownSyndrome Dad in your life All photos and descriptions will be posted to a 2016 #DownSyndromeDads photo album on the ds-connex Facebook page. All nominators and #DownSyndromeDads are encouraged to promote the contest and ask friends and family members on Facebook to like and share the photo in the 2016 #DownSyndromeDads album they wish to support.

The 1st prize winner will receive a $250 donation to their Down syndrome walk team along with a $100 Home Depot gift card. The second prize winner will be awarded a $100 walk team donation along with a $50 Home Depot gift card.

The ds-connex team will collect #DownSyndromeDads contest nominations for approximately one month, closing the program on Friday, June 17 at 3pm EST. The winners will be chosen based on total likes and shares on the photos in the #DownSyndromeDads photo album on the ds-connex Facebook page.

Did you enter last year? We welcome participants in last year’s contest to re-enter with a new photo!

By nominating someone for the #DownSyndromeDads program, you are giving ds-connex permission to share your submission via the Connexions blog and across multiple social platforms in order to raise awareness and appreciation of fathers in the Down syndrome community and all they do.

We look forward to seeing your #DownSyndromeDads entries!

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