Enter for your chance to win $50,000 from AARP! The Benefits of Being the AARP Benefits Badass contest is on. Show off your saving skills that make the most of membership, and tell us why you should be the AARP Benefits Badass. One lucky winner will receive the prize of $50,000
In addition to the prize, a chance to appear in AARP channels, goody boxes filled with experiences to capture and share and the chance to show how AARP can help everyone make sure their money, health and happiness live as long as they do.
Eligibility: open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry and who have an AARP.org account. Creating an AARP.org account is free but subject to the listed terms and conditions
Entry Dates: April 19, 2023 – July 24, 2023 at 11:59 pm ET
Entry Limit: Each entrant may upload one (1) Submission during the Submission Phase. Submissions received from any person or email address in excess of the stated limit will be void.
How to Enter: upload one (1) essay that describes why you deserve to be the AARP “Benefits Badass” (500 characters or fewer). An “AARP Benefits Badass” uses AARP benefits to save money, stay healthy, support their community, and have fun, and wants to share all the benefits of AARP membership with their friends, family, and followers. The essay is required but will not be judged in this Contest.
There are two (2) categories of AARP membership benefits – “Social Mission Benefits” and “Commercial Benefits.” Create a 120 second or less video discussing one or more of the many benefits of AARP membership, such as
Social Mission Benefits:
- Programs like Driver Safety, Staying Sharp, AARP Rewards, AARP Money Map and local volunteerism
- Tools and resources that help family caregivers
- The AARP Fraud Watch Network
- Career and job resources
- Healthy living content and diet and exercise tips
- Advocacy on behalf of the 50-plus, their families and their communities
- Financial planning tips and useful calculators
- AARP The Magazine, The AARP Bulletin, and newsletters like The Girlfriend and more; the full list of Social Mission Benefits available at AARP.org/socialmissionbenefits
Commercial Benefits: The full list of Commercial Benefits is available at AARP.org/commercialbenefits
The Video must not exceed 120 seconds in length.
The Submission must be your original work
The majority of your video must discuss social mission benefits.
Your Video must be based on your honest opinion and personal experience.
Finalist Judging Phase: During the Finalist Judging Phase, a panel of qualified judges determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion will select the twenty-five (25) entrants with the highest-scoring Videos (the “Finalists”) from among all eligible Videos based on the following criteria (“Judging Criteria”), as defined below:
• Charisma (33%)
• Quality of Video (34%)
• Creativity (33%)
Winner Selection: After the conclusion of the Voting Phase, Sponsor’s panel of qualified judges, will score the Finalist Video based on the following Judging Criteria, as defined above:
• Public Appeal (10%)
• Charisma (30%)
• Quality of Video (30%)
• Creativity (30%)
Grand Prize (1): A $50,000 check. In addition, the Grand Prize winner will receive three (3) prize packs to be sent to the winner throughout the year. Contents of prizes packs will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, but each prize pack will be valued at approximately $150.00. Terms and conditions of gift cards apply. ARV: $50,450