Tell Your Best Toilet Story on Facebook(R): Win a Top-Performing Champion(R) 4 Toilet

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Sep 09, 2009, 13:42 ET from American Standard Brands

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- With nearly 750 Tweets per week about toilets, there are a lot of toilet stories to be told.

The "Tell Us Your Best Toilet Story" contest from American Standard is the chance to win the best toilet for the best toilet story. Simply submit a paragraph or two about a memorable toilet experience at between September 9 and October 9, 2009, and members of the page will vote for their favorites through October 12, 2009. The grand prize of a Champion 4 toilet, complete with installation and the Champion 4 Slow Close toilet seat will be awarded to the story that receives the highest number of "thumbs up" from readers. Four additional top vote getters will be awarded a free Champion(R) 4 toilet with Champion 4 Slow Close toilet seat.

"Everyone uses toilets, so nearly everyone has a toilet story," said Jeannette Long, American Standard general manager of e-business. "Tell people you work for a plumbing company, and you hear them all: the one about the overflow during the big party or the one about what the kids have tried to flush.

"We figured the best story deserved the best toilet."

Members will vote for the story they are most likely to repeat to friends and family.

There is no purchase necessary to enter or to join the voting. If not a Facebook account holder, there is no fee or charge to become a registered Facebook member. Contest rules are available on American Standard's website,

Independently Rated to Be a Top Flusher

The Champion 4 itself is a great toilet story. With the widest waterways available to prevent clogging, backed by an unheard-of limited lifetime warranty on all parts, Champion 4 was recently ranked as a top performer by a leading consumer ratings magazine. Champion 4 toilet models have been consistently ranked among the best toilets in the Maximum Performance Testing (MaP) test, now in its 14th edition, conducted by Veritec Consulting, Inc. & Koeller and Company:

For more information about American Standard, visit For more information about the contest, visit, between September 9, 2009 and October 31, 2009.

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American Standard Brands is a leading North American manufacturer of a wide range of high quality kitchen and bath products including faucets, fixtures, furniture, vitreous china fixtures, cast iron sinks, whirlpool tubs and other related products. The company currently serves both the residential and commercial markets, employs more than 6,000 people in the U.S., Canada and Mexico and markets products under the American Standard(R), Crane Plumbing(R), Eljer(R), Porcher(R) Jado(R) and Fiat(R) brands. American Standard Brands is an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners with a minority interest held by Bain Capital Partners, Inc.

SOURCE American Standard Brands