Customize a Ukulele Summer Contest at Schmitt Music

CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Schmitt Music customers from around the Midwest entered our “Customize A Uke” Summer Contest, and hundreds of Facebook users voted for their favorite ukuleles. And the winners are…


GRAND PRIZE WINNERS:

Kyra Kellogg – Lake Elmo, MN

Kyra Kellogg uke contest winner

 


 

Joan Prenosil – Omaha, NE

Joan Prenosil uke contest winner

 


RUNNERS-UP:

Tayler Haselow – Duluth, MN

Tayler H uke contest winner

 


 

Connor Paintin – Omaha, NE

Connor Paintin uke contest winner

 


 

Lynn Smaagaard – Minneapolis, MN

Lynn Smaagaard uke contest winner

 


THANK YOU to all who voted and CONGRATULATIONS to all of the great contestants this year – you’ve made some spectacular custom ukes! You can click here to see more photos of the winning ukes and to view all of the contest entries.

 


CONTEST PRIZES

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!

Contest winners were selected based on the total number of unique Facebook users who voted (“liked” on Facebook) for a contestant’s custom ukulele entry. Learn more in the “rules” section below:

 


* 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.