Share why you’re a smart shopper and you could win up to $1,000, a trip to New York City and a prize package from Samsung!
Sweepstakes Rating: Okay
Eligibility: US, DC, (excluding Alaska, Hawaii), 19 and older
Entry Dates: July 25, 2014, and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on October 3, 2014
Tell your strategy in 150 words or less. Maybe you’re the best at swapping and negotiating to get free stuff or services, or you maintain the ultimate price book, or you never pay anything near full price for appliances. Whatever it is, make your case—and include a pic of yourself or of your strategy in action.
ALL ENTRIES WILL BE JUDGED TO DETERMINE THE FINALIST WINNERS, AND GRAND PRIZE WILL THEN BE DETERMINED BY VOTE.
Entry Limit: one entry per person
One (1) Grand Prize: Round-trip economy-class airfare for one Winner and one Guest from the major airport nearest Winner’s residence; two-night stay at a local-area hotel (in one room); A $1,000 gift card; A Samsung® prize package including a Samsung Tab S 8.4 Wifi, Samsung Gear Fit and Samsung 50” TV; Editorial feature on allyou.com, and may appear in a future issue of the magazine. ARV: $4,449.97
Two (2) Runner-up Prizes: Round-trip economy-class airfare for one Winner and one Guest from the major airport nearest Winner’s residence; two-night stay at a local-area hotel (in one room); a $500 gift card; A Samsung® prize package of Samsung Tab S 8.4 Wifi , Samsung Gear Fit and Samsung Level On headphones. ARV: $3,219.97
Twenty-five (25) Finalist Prizes: a Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone. ARV: $650
Judging Criteria: 25 semi-finalists and 10 finalists will be judged based on the following criteria: skill displayed in the savings strategy (35%); creativity of the deal (25%); savings, considering the percentage, not dollars, saved (25%); and fulfillment of the entry requirements (15%). The finalists’ videos will be featured on allyou.com/smartestshopper from September 17, 2014 until October 3, 2014, when readers are encouraged to vote for their favorite. After tallying the votes, the ALL YOU panel of judges will select the grand-prize winner, who will be announced along with two runners-up on or around November 17, 2014.