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Customize a Ukulele Summer Contest at Schmitt Music


Check out all of the great customized ukes submitted by Schmitt Music customers from around the Midwest! Click the Facebook “LIKE” button to cast your vote* for your favorite ukulele!

Voting takes place now through Sunday, July 31; contestants with the most “likes” will win great prizes! We’ll announce the winners on Monday, August 1, 2016. Visit your Schmitt Music store today and decorate your own ukulele for a fun summer project!

Claire Heichel – Austin, MN

Click “LIKE” to vote for Claire’s ukulele!


Lynn Smaagaard – Minneapolis, MN

Click “LIKE” to vote for Lynn’s ukulele!


Paige Huling – Farmington, MN

Click “LIKE” to vote for Paige’s ukulele!


Mara VanDeWalker – Wanamingo, MN

Click “LIKE” to vote for Mara’s ukulele!


Joan Prenosil – Omaha, NE

Click “LIKE” to vote for Joan’s ukulele!


Matthew Adams – Plymouth, MN

Click “LIKE” to vote for Matthew’s ukulele!


Connor Paintin – Omaha, NE

Click “LIKE” to vote for Connor’s ukulele!


Jonah Kroeplin – South Range, WI

Click “LIKE” to vote for Jonah’s ukulele!


Ina Rosgaard – Rock Valley, IA

Click “LIKE” to vote for Ina’s ukulele!


Kaylen Hoffbeck – Beresford, SD

Click “LIKE” to vote for Kaylen’s ukulele!


Max Gieser – Fargo, ND

Click “LIKE” to vote for Max’s ukulele!


Marly Jenson – Minnetonka, MN

Click “LIKE” to vote for Marly’s ukulele!


Tayler Haselow – Duluth, MN

Click “LIKE” to vote for Tayler’s ukulele!


Kyra Kellogg – Lake Elmo, MN

Click “LIKE” to vote for Kyra’s ukulele!



TWO GRAND PRIZE WINNERS: The top 2 entries will each get an Amati Zebrawood Snail Uke (a $149 value)!
THREE RUNNERS-UP: 3 “runners up” will each receive a Schmitt Music Gift Card worth $50!

Prizes will be sent to your local Schmitt Music location for pickup.


* Contest Rules and Info

VOTING: Schmitt Music posted a Facebook album for each contestant featuring submitted ukulele images. The images are posted on the Facebook page associated with each contestant’s preferred Schmitt Music store. You must have a Facebook account to vote. A “like” will be counted as a vote whether the like is on the posted Facebook album or on the album photos; however, only ONE FACEBOOK “LIKE” PER VOTER will be counted for each contest entry.

Ukuleles customized, contest examples

The custom ukes shown above were created by (clockwise from left): Mario uke by Sarah Nicholson of Schmitt Music Roseville; Previous contest winner by Minneapolis artist Stephanie Marie Jones; Minions uke by Greg Weiggand of Schmitt Music Burnsville; Floral uke by Minnesota artist Margit Schmitt.
Enter the contest by Sunday, July 17 – the top 5 ukuleles win great prizes!  Here are the contest details:
  • Buy a ukulele – we recommend the Amati Penguin Uke (model PGUKWH, white)
  • Customize your uke! Use any medium that you’d like (paint, crayon, markers, colored pencil, craft paper, etc.) – it’s your design!
  • When your masterpiece is finished, take a photo (or a few photos) – we can showcase multiple images! Please use the best resolution possible and show details.
  • Submit your entry* – Enter the contest by Sunday, July 17, 2016.
  • Schmitt Music will post your photo on our Facebook page, and then you can share your creation – Encourage your friends to “vote” by giving your uke a like!
  • Ukes with the most “likes” WIN!  Voting ends / winners will be chosen on Sunday, July 31, 2016. Winners will be notified on Monday, August 1, 2016.