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Earth Day Giveaway 2013: Upcycling Challenge

Earth Day Giveaway 2013
Official Rules & Fine Print

1. Contest period

Our Upcycling Challenge begins at 12:01am PST, April 22, 2013 and closes 11:59pm PST April 22, 2013.

2. How to enter

Join us in our initiative to preserve the environment by utilizing old, abandoned materials and turning them into ingenious home decorations. We want to see your work in action--so get crafty and show us on Instagram!

To complete a project submission:

  1. Create a unique, environmentally friendly, upcycling project.
  2. Capture it with Instagram. Please hashtag image #EarthDayBLE and link to us @Barnlightelectric.
  3. Submit your name, mailing address, and phone number via email to
  4. In the email, include a link to the Instagram image featuring your product.
  5. Tell us briefly about your project, what tools and materials you used, and time you spent. Step-by-step and how-to instructions are a plus!

Maximum one (1) entry per individual. Sumbissions that do not comply to all the rules will be discarded (sorry!).

Instagram guidelines

Submitting Instagram Images

Photographs must be in Instagram format. Links submitted through external Instagram User sites must link to your personal Instagram account.

Submitted images must be original material and must not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the image.

By submitting images, you are permitting  Barn Light Electric and its affiliates permission to use contest images for promotional, blog, and media use. 

3. Eligibility

This Upcycling Challenge is open to all residents of the United States of America above the age of 18.

4. Winners selection and notification

Barn Light Electric will accept submissions via email until the contest ends on April 22, 2013 at 11:59pm PST.

Contest Winning Awards: The Giveaway Winner will be selected on their creative and innovative design, as well as quality and thoughtfulness of their submission.

Note: Projects should demonstrate the importance of re-use, conservation, and waste reduction with adherence to good safety practices.

Decision Date and Notification

The Winner will be notified by email on April 23, 2013. If your project has been selected as the winning project, you have seven (7) working days to respond to Barn Light Electric following the announcement of the winner.

If your project is selected as the winning project, we will contact you to confirm your shipping information.

Prizes must be accepted as awarded and no substitution, transfer, conversion or assignment of prizes will be allowed, unless at the approval of Barn Light Electric which may substitute the prize to comparable or lesser value in the LED Family.

5. Detailed description of prizes

Winner will receive one (1) one of our new, 16" The Original™ Warehouse LED Pendant with the Galvanized finish, Standard Black Cord, Black Canopy, and 850 Lumens Domed Lens with TrueWhite® technology supplied by CREE, Inc. 

6. General Contest Rules

By entering the Contest, entrants agree to abide by these Contest Rules and the decisions of Barn Light Electric Co., which are final. Barn Light Electric will not be responsible for late, lost, invalid, illegible, delayed, incomplete, stolen, or misdirected submissions/prize claim communications. All submission/prize claim communications become the property of Barn Light Electric, and will not be returned.

Barn Light Electric is not responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network server or other connections, miscommunications, failed telephone or computer or telephone transmissions or technical failure, jumbled, scrambled or misdirected transmissions, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical or electronic.

Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Giveaway, as determined by Barn Light Electric will be disqualified. In the event any portion of this Giveaway is compromised by virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of Barn Light Electric, which, in the sole opinion of Barn Light Electric, corrupts, or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper entry into the Giveaway, Barn Light Electric reserves the right, at its sole discretion to suspend or terminate this Giveaway or to amend the official Rules of the Contest.

By entering this Contest, you consent to the collection, use and sharing of information about you with Barn Light Electric for the purpose of administering the Giveaway.


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