AVON, Ohio, May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Good news: prom is just a few weeks away! Bad news: You don't know how you'll afford a dress or tux... and your college tuition bills are looming. No worries – grab some rolls of Duck Tape®, because there's still two weeks left to enter the Duck® brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest! That's right, the entry period for the scholarship challenge, which tasks students to create unique prom attire from Duck Tape®, ends Tuesday, May 31, 2016.
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With the prom industry recently being valued at more than $4 billion dollars1, this unique scholarship is the perfect solution to recoup prom costs, show off your savvy fashion sense, make prom memories and help fund college. Since 2001, Duck® brand has awarded more than $350,000 in scholarships to high schoolers in the United States and Canada who have created one-of-a-kind, wearable Duck Tape® prom fashion – and this years' contest offers more than $50,000 in winnings.
With a vibrant assortment of more than 250 Duck Tape colors, designs and licenses – as well as original silver – students can showcase their individuality and craft outfits inspired by any style or era. The top prizes include a $10,000 college scholarship for each member of the Grand Prize-winning couple; $5,000 each for the second place couple; and $3,000 each for the third place couple. The remaining students named in the top 10 will each receive a $1,000 prize.
"It never ceases to amaze us the creativity and ingenuity exhibited in our Stuck at Prom entries, and 2016 is no exception," said Ashley Luke, category manager, at ShurTech Brands, LLC, the company that markets the Duck brand. "Duck brand is excited to again offer more than $50,000 in scholarship prizes to help reward these creative individuals, and in turn help them combat the increasing costs of prom and college!"
The Stuck at Prom entry period began on April 4, 2016, and ends May 31, 2016. A panel of judges will then select 10 finalist couples based on workmanship, originality, use of colors, accessories and use of Duck Tape in the outfits. The Grand Prize, Second, and Third place winners are chosen from the top 10 couples during a public online voting period from June 15, 2016 to July 6, 2016, on stuckatprom.com, with winners announced on or around July 13, 2016.
For additional contest details and entry requirements visit stuckatprom.com.
DUCK TAPE® BRAND DUCT TAPE
An American original, Duck® brand is known for its quality and innovation, which now includes a vibrant assortment of hundreds of colors, designs and licenses. Duck Tape® brand duct tape is available nationally at mass merchandise, craft, hardware, home center, food, drug, office, auto and specialty retailers in colors such as gold, sage, fluorescent pink, green and orange, and designs such as Galaxy, Love Tie Dye and Puppy Potpourri.
Duck Tape®, marketed by ShurTech Brands, LLC, offers a vast array of innovative, forward-thinking solutions that help everyone – from DIYers to crafters – bring their ideas to life. The brand sets trends, inspires creativity and leads the way in crafting, DIY projects and more, giving you the tools you need to create anything you can dream. Visit duckbrand.com for additional product information. And, keep up-to-date on Duck® brand news by joining our more than 5 million fans on Facebook® (facebook.com/ducktape), following us on Twitter® (@theduckbrand), following our boards on Pinterest® (pinterest.com/theduckbrand) and watching us on YouTube® (youtube.com/theduckbrand).
SHURTECH BRANDS, LLC
ShurTech Brands, LLC, markets DIY (Do It Yourself), EIY (Express It Yourself) and Home & Office consumer products under the Duck®, FrogTape®, T-REX® Tape, Painter's Mate Green® and Shurtape® brands. The company is a subsidiary of Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Hickory, N.C., an industry-leading producer of pressure sensitive masking, duct, packaging and specialty tape products, with facilities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, Peru, United Arab Emirates and China. Shurtape services numerous markets, including industrial, packaging, HVAC, professional paint, auto, marine, aerospace, arts and entertainment, and retail. Shurtape also manufactures and markets the Shurtape® and Kip® brands. Visit shurtech.com for more information.
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