The NFL and Nike have teamed up for a very cool contest that is right up my alley – a contest that involves the NFL, personal style, a photo shoot, and a trip to New York City! The NFL and Nike are searching for 32 stylish fans to represent their favorite teams in an iconic photo shoot in New York City on Tuesday, September 4. So what do you need to do to enter?
1. Visit www.facebook.com/NFLFanStyle.
2. Select your favorite team.
3. Write a description in 3-5 words how your style transforms the look of football.
4. Upload a current original, unaltered digital photo of yourself only in your go-to fashion look.
The photo must (i) be of only you and you must not be wearing a school sports uniform. NO other person or third party may be included in the Photo; (ii) be an original photo, on which no image editing software has been used; (iii) be saved as a .jpg file not exceeding 5 MB in size; and (iv) be taken by you. To be eligible, any Entry (and individual components therein) cannot have been previously published or submitted in any competition or have won any awards, and must (i) be complete; (ii) in English; and (iii) your original creation and solely owned by you. Also, there can be no visible logos. Current college or university student athletes are ineligible for this contest. Please click here to read all of the official rules.
Now, how will the photos be judged? All eligible entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges based on innovation in fashion style, creativity in written description, and originality/uniqueness shown in photo and description. The 5 entries for each team with the highest score will move on to Round 2 and will be reviewed by another panel of judges. The entries with the highest score for each team will be deemed a Grand Prize Winner (32 winners).
Each Grand Prize consists of the following: A four (4) day/three (3) night trip for winner and one (1) guest to New York City, NY from 9/3/12 – 9/6/12 for the opportunity to attend the NFL Back to Football Photo Day (hereafter, "Photo Shoot") scheduled to take place on 9/4/12. Trip includes a) round trip coach air transportation from a major U.S. gateway airport nearest winner's residence in the U.S. to NY; b) one (1) standard hotel accommodations (one (1) room, double occupancy) for three (3) nights; c) two (2) passes to the Photo Shoot; d) the opportunity for winner only to participate in the NFL Back to Football Photo Day professional photo shoot, inclusive of being groomed by professional make-up, hair and fashion stylists; and e) a copy of one of the photos taken of the winner during the Photo Shoot. Approximate Retail Value = $1,550 each Grand Prize.
The deadline to submit your entry is 12:00 noon ET on August 21, so hurry and enter!