AVON, Ohio, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Elaborate proposals… creative themes… after-prom-party planning. Prom season is in full swing, but that also means last-minute details – and costs – are looming. In fact, the Better Business Bureau reports that prom could end up costing students (or parents, depending on who is footing the bill) upwards of $500.
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The good news is there is still time to showcase your creativity and offset prom costs by entering the Duck® brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest. So, grab some colorful rolls of Duck Tape® to make one-of-a-kind formalwear and accessories – you'll end up with a truly unique ensemble fit for a (prom) king or queen and a chance to win $50,000 in scholarships. But hurry... the entry period ends Wednesday, May 31.
Since 2001, Duck® brand has awarded nearly half a million dollars in scholarships to high school students who fashion amazing promwear creations with Duck Tape®. Once again, the 17th Annual Stuck at Prom® Scholarship contest will award more than $50,000 based equally on workmanship, originality, use of colors, accessories and use of Duck Tape® in the outfits.
- Who can enter: High school students attending prom in the United States or Canada that use Duck Tape® to create their prom attire.
- How to enter: Submit photos to stuckatprom.com of themselves wearing the original Duck Tape® formalwear to a prom.
- Entry period: April 5, 2017 through May 31, 2017.
- Finalist couples will be announced on or around June 14, 2017. The public will then crown the winners by casting votes for their favorites online at stuckatprom.com from June 14, 2017 to July 5, 2017. Winners will be announced on or around July 12, 2017.
- Grand Prize: $10,000 college scholarships for each entrant.
- Second Place: $5,000 college scholarships for each entrant.
- Third Place: $3,000 college scholarships for each entrant.
- The remaining students in the top 10 will each receive a $1,000 prize.
- Singles category: $1,000 college scholarship for entrant.
2017 Promposal Winners Announced
With the promposal being just as significant (and costly) as the prom itself, Duck® brand implemented a new facet this year: the Stuck at Prom® Promposal sweepstakes. The sweepstakes encouraged Duck Tape® makers to showcase their creative talents utilizing the vibrant assortment of Duck Tape® colors, designs and crafting tapes – as well as its original silver – to create their fun and unique promposals. Then by sharing their stories on social media each entrant earned a chance to win one of three $1,000 prizes. This year's winners included Lily K (@lilywonka13) from Austin, TX; Abbie H (@Hage_abbie) from Long Beach, CA; and Saren N. (@dudethisissaren) from Jersey City, NJ.
For additional details on Stuck at Prom® and specific entry requirements, visit stuckatprom.com.
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