PLEASE REVIEW THESE OFFICIAL RULES BEFORE ENTERING THE CONTEST. ENTRY TO THE CONTEST IS FREE AND NO PAYMENT OR PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PAYMENT OR PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
The Spring Craft Challenge is a skill-based contest ("Contest") sponsored by Dollar Media, LLC ("Sponsor"), in connection with the DollarStoreCrafts.com website ("Sponsor Site").
Overview: The object of the Contest is to create a project that showcases a storage, spring cleaning, or organization idea, using items that can be found in a dollar store.
Eligibility: The contest is open to people who, at the time of entry, are at least eighteen (18) years old, and are legal residents of the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia but excluding Puerto Rico).
Deadline: The Contest begins May 1st, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT). Entries for the contest must be received by Sponsor by 11:59 p.m. PT on May 6th, 2012.
How to Enter: Post your project on your blog, or as a post in the "Community" Section on DollarStoreCrafts (http://dollarstorecrafts.com/community). A photo of your project is required, as well as a list of materials used. Submit a link to your project using the submission form that will be on the official contest post.
Multiple entries by the same person are accepted, however, only one prize will be awarded.
Winner Selection: There will be 1 Winner, chosen by the editorial staff of the Sponsor Site. The Sponsor will announce the winner on or around April 8th, 2012 in a post on the Sponsor Site. The winner will be awarded the prize as described below:
Prize: The prize to be awarded in the Contest is as follows;
1. (1) One Grand Prize winner will receive a $100 gift card to Dollar Tree. Total retail value: $100
Judging: Entries will be judged on the basis of the following criteria: originality, usefulness, creativity, clarity of instructions, and availability of materials at dollar stores.
Judges: Sponsor will establish a panel of at least 3 individuals (each, a "Judge"), including the following: The Editor-in-Chief of the Sponsor Site, the Managing Editor, and one non-employee independent judge with expertise in the theme category.
Odds of Winning: Odds depend on the number of eligible entries received.
General Conditions: By entering this contest, each entrant agrees to allow non-exclusive rights to the Sponsor Site to allow Entry to be reprinted in full or in part on the Sponsor Site.
Exclusions from Eligibility: Employees and contractors of Dollar Store Crafts and their families are not eligible. Employees, contractors, and families of Dollar Tree are not eligible.