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$24,000 Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest Returns in 2023

Find out how you can win $10,000 in the Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest.

Shawna Newman

March 30, 2023

$24,000 Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest Returns in 2023
Vote for the best duct tape dress and tuxedo.
It's prom season in the United States and high school students are planning for this iconic night. High school juniors are working on finalizing the 2023 prom theme, while seniors are eager to make memories at their final high school dance. Prom is a high school tradition that's sticking, and Duck Brand is here for it once again. The Stuck at Prom scholarship contest is back for 2023! Get ready to show off your duct tape prom dress or tuxedo creation this year.
JUMP TO ENTER THE STUCK AT PROM SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST Read on to see how you can enter the Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest in 2023.

How to Enter the Stuck at Prom Contest

To enter the Stuck at Prom contest, students must create and wear duct tape prom attire. This includes the option of a complete dress or tuxedo, and accessories made using Duck brand duct tape and/or crafting tape. Other materials, in addition to Duck® brand duct tape, may be used or incorporated into the design. Entrants must submit:
  • A minimum of one photo showing them wearing their Duck Tape prom outfit.
  • An essay or video that details their creative process. Videos should only be between 3 – 5 minutes in length.
  • 2023 Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

    Amount: $10,000 Deadline: 6/7/23 The Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest is open to high school and homeschool students who create and wear prom attire made entirely from Duck® Brand Duct Tape! Students may enter the Contest as an individual only. You are NOT required to attend prom in order to enter.

    Voting and Winning the Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

    Once the submission period ends, a panel of judges will choose finalists from both Duck Tape prom dress and tuxedo categories.

    Judging Criteria

    A panel of expert judges will evaluate all entries based upon the following principles: Workmanship – Quality, Neatness, Attention to Detail Originality – Uniqueness, Inventiveness, Creativity, Original Thought Use of Colors – Combination, Integration, Harmony Accessories – Accentuating, Completing Use of Duck Brand Duct Tape – Specific Tapes, Construction of Materials Once finalists are selected and notified, online voting for Best Duck Tape Prom Dress and Best Duck Tape Tuxedo will begin. Voters may vote for the finalist and category entry of their choice. Online voting is limited to one vote in each of the Dress Category and the Tux Category per email address per day. To have the best chance of winning the Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest, finalists are encouraged to share their photos on social media, by word of mouth, and with local news outlets. The finalists in each category with the most votes by July 12, 2023, will win $10,000. Eight runners-up will receive a $500 scholarship and a $100 Duck Brand prize pack. Check out this Instagram Reel from the 2022 Stuck at Prom Scholarship Winner.

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