Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

Duck Brand
July 21, 2020

Create and wear your original & unique prom wear using Duck® brand duct tape and/or Duck® brand crafting tape. Fill out the entry form where you’ll upload at least one pic of yourself in your Duck® prom wear and fill in more details. Don’t forget to get your parent’s permission if you’re under 18 years old for the photography release.

How to Apply

The Contest is open to any participant who meets the following requirements (an “Eligible Participant”): (i) is a legal resident of (and is physically located or resides in) the United States, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and all U.S. territories and possessions (excluding Arizona, Maryland, Tennessee, Vermont, and Colorado), or is a legal resident of (and is physically located or resides in) Canada (excluding the Province of Quebec); and (ii) is 14 years of age or older. Anyone who was designated as a Finalist in a previous Duck® Brand Duct Tape Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest is not eligible to participate in this Contest. Void where prohibited. The following persons are ineligible to enter: Employees, directors and officers (and their immediate families including spouse, parents, children, siblings, and their respective spouses), and their respective household members (whether related or not), of Sponsor, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies, and all others associated with the design, execution, production, development, and promotion of this Contest.

Eligible Participants may enter the Contest as one single individual only (“Entrant”). Each Entrant must create and wear: prom attire consisting of either a complete dress (the “Dress Category”) or a complete tuxedo (the “Tux Category”) and accessories made using Duck® brand duct tape and/or Duck® brand crafting tape (“Duck Tape® Prom Attire”). Other materials, in addition to Duck® brand duct tape, may be used or incorporated into the design. Entrants must submit at least one photo of the Entrant showing the Entrant wearing Duck Tape® Prom Attire; the location of the photograph is at the discretion of the Entrant. The Duck Tape® Prom Attire: (i) must be an original creation, (ii) may not have previously won any award or Contest, or (iii) may not copy, incorporate or be based on the work of a third party. Any entry as such is subject to disqualification at the discretion of Sponsor. Assistance from family and/or friends is permitted in creating the Prom attire; however, paid professionals cannot participate in any way.

Entrants may enter the Contest via the Duck® brand Website at Once the Entrant accesses the entry form, the Entrant will be asked to submit the following: (i) at least one, but up to five, high-resolution (300 DPI) color photographs (professional or amateur) of the Entrant in Duck Tape® Prom Attire, (ii) each Entrant’s first name, last name, address, state or province, country, zip or postal code, phone number, email address, age, (iii) written details about their outfit as requested on the entry form, or upload a video showing the requested details about their outfit in accordance with the instructions on the entry form, and (iv) photographer release form if the photo submission is professional (to be obtained from the photographer and uploaded with entry) (collectively the “Contest Entry” or “Contest Entries” as applicable). Entrants must acknowledge that they have read and agree to the Official Rules by checking the box that appears on the entry form. Contest Entries must be in the English language. All components of each Contest Entry must be submitted online in accordance with these Official Rules and received within the Entry Period in order to be eligible. Online Contest Entries only. No other method of Contest Entry will be accepted.

During the Judging Period, all eligible Contest Entries in the Dress Category and Tux Category, respectively, will be judged by a panel of expert judges (the “Judges”) based on the following criteria: (i) Workmanship – 20%; (ii) Originality – 20%; (iii) Use of colors- 20%; (iv) Accessories – 20%; (v) Use of Duck® Brand Duct Tape – 20%. The panel of Judges will be selected by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. Based on the Judges’ scores, and as determined by Sponsor, the five (5) top-scoring Contest Entries in the Dress Category and the five (5) top-scoring Contest Entries in the Tux Category will be declared finalists (each a “Finalist”, together the “Finalists”) and will move on to the Community Voting Period. In the event of a tie in either the Dress Category or the Tux Category, the Contest Entries involved in the tie will be reviewed by an additional Judge who will serve as a tiebreaker and who will evaluate entries according to the judging criteria listed above. Decision of Judges is final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest. Finalists will be notified on or about June 19, 2020.

Becoming a Finalist is subject to validation and verification of eligibility and compliance with all terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules. The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible Entrants in the Contest, the quality of the Entries and the number of votes received.