DENVER, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ShopAtHome.com, the largest free coupons and cash back site on the web, today announced the launch of its first annual Coupon Idol video contest. The contest will award $8,000 in prizes to the most creative home-made music videos that celebrate couponing and saving money using the web. Entries will be accepted between May 2 - 29, 2011. Contest entries can be submitted at http://www.shopathome.com/video.aspx.
"In celebration of reaching more than one million fans of ShopAtHome.com on Facebook, we wanted to engage our terrific fans in a fun way," said Marc Braunstein, co-founder and CEO of ShopAtHome.com. "Coupon Idol is a chance for our community of savers to let loose, be creative with friends and family, have some fun and maybe even win some cash."
Entries must contain the words "coupons" and "ShopAtHome.com" in the lyrics and videos cannot run longer than 60 seconds. Winners will be selected by votes from our online community as well as a panel of judges from ShopAtHome.com. The grand prize winner will receive $3,000; the second place winner will receive $2,000; the third place winner will receive $1,000; the fourth and fifth place winners will receive $500 each and five runners-up will receive $100 each. Of the winning videos selected by the judges, the video that attracts the most views on YouTube will receive an additional People's Choice prize in the amount of $500. Winners will be announced in early June 2011.
There is no cost to enter the ShopAtHome.com Coupon Idol Video Contest. Visit ShopAtHome.com for official contest rules and regulations here Coupon Idol Official Rules.
ShopAtHome.com offers more than 100,000 online coupons at more than 50,000 merchants. The site helps consumers save millions of dollars each year through cash back shopping, grocery coupons, restaurant coupons, free online coupon codes and free samples. To learn more about the many ways to save using ShopAtHome.com, visit ShopAtHome.com.
Founded by husband-and-wife team Marc and Claudia Braunstein, ShopAtHome.com is the largest provider of online coupons and cash back rewards. The site offers online and printable grocery, restaurant and retail coupons, cash back on online purchases, free samples and contests. ShopAtHome.com started as a "Catalog of Catalogs" in 1986 with the goal to save consumers money and time, and, through feedback from users, has become the coupon powerhouse it is today offering more than 100,000 online and local coupons at more than 50,000 merchants, including brand-name retailers. For more information visit http://www.ShopAtHome.com.