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Some really great CUSTOM UKULELE designs have been submitted for this year’s contest – CLICK HERE TO VOTE NOW!

Show off your crafty creative side this summer! Visit your Schmitt Music store, get a ukulele to use as your canvas, decorate your uke, and enter the contest by Sunday, July 16 – the top 5 contestants win great prizes!

The ukuleles shown below are the 2016 WINNERS of our “Customize A Uke” Summer Contest. Will YOU design the winning ukulele this year?

Here are the contest details:

  • Buy a ukulele – we recommend the Amahi 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 16, 2017 at 12:00PM.
  • Schmitt Music will post your photo on our Facebook pages, and then you can SHARE your creation – Encourage your friends to “vote” by giving your uke the ol’ “thumbs up” like!
  • Ukulele posts with the most unique “likes” WIN!  Voting ends and winners will be chosen on Monday, July 31, 2017. Winners will be notified / announced on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.


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

Five contest winners will be selected based on the total number of unique Facebook users who voted (“liked” on a Schmitt Music Facebook page) for a contestant’s entry. Learn more in the “rules” section below:

CONTEST / VOTING RULES: Schmitt Music will post a Facebook album for each contestant featuring submitted custom 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 Facebook album or on the individual album photos; however, only ONE “LIKE” PER FACEBOOK USER will be counted as a vote for each contest entry.


This summer at Schmitt Music you’ll find a great selection of ukuleles, as well as uke sheet music & books, stands, cases, strings and more.
UKE STRINGS “BOGO” DEAL: Now through July 31, in-stock ukulele string sets are BUY ONE, GET ONE AT 50% OFF* plus uke stringing is free!
UKE WORKSHOP: Free classes every Saturday at 10AM; RSVP requested. Stop in to pickup your ukulele and accessories, and learn how to restring and tune your uke! Please contact your Schmitt Music store for details and to RSVP to a Saturday workshop.

*50% OFF string discount will apply to the string set of equal or lesser value. Selection and availability varies by store; see store for details.