Sears Ugliest Room Makeover Contest

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@SearsHTS Win a room makeover worth up to $3,500.

Sears ugliest room makeover contestEligibility: Open only to legal residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States and the District of Columbia who are aged 18 or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states where the age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such age of majority) at the time of entry. Contest void in Alaska, Hawaii and where prohibited by law, rule or regulation.

Entry Dates: begins 8/1/10 and ends at 11:59:59 PM CT on 8/31/10

How to Enter: Go to Fill out the form and add your 100 words or less essay on why you are in need of a room makeover and upload a digital photograph of the room described in the essay. All essays must be in the English language. All Entries must be submitted by 8/20/10.

Entry Limit: one (1) Entry per person and per email address.

Note: Your entry may not have won a previous award, may not have been published previously, must not be obscene or indecent and the use of the Entry by Sponsor as outlined herein must not infringe upon any right of any third party including, without limitation, any Third Party Intellectual Property rights of any third party.

Finalist Judging: Entries will be judged by a qualified panel of judges, including representatives of the Sponsor and up to fifty (50) Entries will be selected based upon the following criteria:

  • Originality of the Essay (0-40 points)
  • Depiction of the room in the photograph and how appropriate it is in connection with the Essay submitted (0-50 points)
  • Grammar (0-10 points)

Online Voting: begins 8/22/10 and ends 11:59:59 PM CT on 8/31/10

Voting Limit: one (1) vote per person per email address per day.

(3) Three Grand Prizes: Each Grand Prize consists of paint, supplies, labor, color consulting services by a Sears Hometown Store representative and one (1) $500 Sears Gift Card plus one thousand dollar ($1000) donation to the Grand Prize Winner’s favorite charity, subject to approval by Sponsor. The approximate retail value of each Grand Prize: $3,500.

Winner Selection: The three (3) Finalist Entries that received the highest number of eligible votes during the Voting Period will be deemed the Grand Prize Winners. In the event of a tie following the Voting Period, the Entries involved in the tie will be re-judged by an additional qualified judge who will serve as a tiebreaker and who will evaluate Entries according to the Finalist Judging Criteria. Each potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified by email on or about 9/1/10 and by overnight mail delivery on or about 9/2/10.


Sweeps Rating: Okay

Photo Credit: Sears

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