ABOUT THE VIDEO CONTEST

WHAT YOU CAN WIN

$2,000 LOWE'S GIFT CARD

Five grand prize winners will receive a $2,000 Lowe’s gift card to use toward their project.

SIDE-BY-SIDE INSTRUCTION

To help complete the project, we’ll send an experienced teacher who will teach the necessary skills and techniques over two days. All project materials and tools within the $2,000 project budget will be purchased from a local Lowe’s store.

DESIGN CONSULTATION SERVICES

Winners will also receive a design consultation to help bring to life their desired project, and learn a few design skills along the way.

COMMUNITY PROJECT

To help their neighbors gain DIY confidence, winners may be asked to participate in a community event where they’ll share their newly learned project skills with others. Community events will take place in April, either at a Lowe’s store or with an existing community partner.


ENTRY PERIOD

The entry period opens on December 4 and closes on December 18.

WINNER SELECTION

The top five (5) eligible entries with the highest scores will be selected the fourth week of December and be contacted via phone.

TIMING

Project work will take place in March and April.

READY TO ENTER?

Here are guidelines to help with your video submission. They’re very important! Your entry could be disqualified if you don’t meet the requirements.

QUESTIONS YOU MUST ANSWER

  • What project would you like to complete to refresh your home?
  • what skills do you think it would take to complete it?
  • What would having those skills mean to you?

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

The Details

  • Video should not contain any individuals other than entrant and should not display or include any trademarked, copyrighted, or proprietary brand names, logos, images or objects.
  • Video should not include music and should be between 60 and 90 seconds.
  • Video must show your face, the space you want to refresh, and must explain and show the exact refresh project you want to accomplish.
  • Recommended formats include: MPG, MPEG, FLV, AVI, MP4, MOV, 3GP, WMV, MV4.
  • Video must be 200MB or smaller.

This is a requirement of entry. Without submission of video and answering the questions as specified, the entry will be incomplete and may be disqualified.

WINNER SELECTION

Scoring

We’ll review every video and narrow the selections based on a 100 point scale.

  • A maximum of 50 points for excitement and passion shown towards learning new skills.
  • A maximum of 30 points for providing a clear and creative description of the skills you need for this project.
  • A maximum of 20 points for providing a clear and creative description of why you want to improve your home.

*All entries (video and questionnaire) must be received by 11:59 pm ET on December 18, 2017 to be eligible. The top five (5) eligible entries with the highest scores will be selected the fourth week of December. Please see the official rules for additional details.

UPCOMING CONTEST CITIES

See when the Upskill Video Contest will be open for entry in your neighborhood.


  • 7/31/17 - 8/14/17 Riverside, CA & Nashville, TN
  • 9/5/17 – 9/19/17 Albuquerque, NM & Tallahassee, FL & Charleston, SC
  • 10/9/17 – 10/23/17 Phoenix, AZ & Baton Rouge, LA
  • 11/13/17 – 11/27/17 Austin, TX & Raleigh, NC
  • 12/4/17 – 12/18/17 Dallas, TX & Richmond, VA & Hampton Roads, VA
  • 1/22/18 – 2/5/18 Wichita, KS & Baltimore, MD
  • 2/26/18 – 3/12/18 Salt Lake City, UT & Buffalo, NY
  • 4/2/18 – 4/16/18 Boise, ID & Grand Rapids, MI
  • 5/7/18 – 5/21/18 Minneapolis, MN & Detroit, MI
  • 6/11/18 – 6/25/18 Milwaukee, WI & Pittsburgh, PA & Schaumburg, IL
  • 7/16/18 – 7/30/18 Des Moines, IA & Cincinnati, OH & Louisville, KY
  • 8/21/18 – 9/4/18 St. Louis, MO & Birmingham, AL
  • 10/22/18 – 11/5/18 Memphis, TN & Houston, TX
View winners from previous cities

ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN

PERSONAL INFORMATION
REFRESH PROJECT

VIDEO DETAILS
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Video Requirements:

  • - File types accepted: .mpg, .mpeg, .flv, .avi, .mp4, .mov, .3gp, .wmv, .m4v

  • Video must be 200MB or smaller.

  • Upload times may vary, please be patient while your video uploads. Please do not close out of the browser until complete.

See Official Rules for complete restrictions and limitations on entry content in section titled “Additional Criteria for Entry”. ANY SUBMISSIONS THAT DO NOT MEET THESE REQUIREMENTS MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER, PLAY OR WIN; VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. This is not a game of chance. Entry is open from 9:00 am CT on 12/4/17 through 10:59pm CT on 12/18/17. Entry is only open to legal residents of TX, residing in one of the eligible ZIP Codes: 75001, 75002, 75006, 75007, 75009, 75010, 75011, 75013, 75014, 75015, 75016, 75017, 75019, 75022, 75023, 75024, 75025, 75026, 75027, 75028, 75029, 75030, 75032, 75033, 75034, 75035, 75038, 75039, 75040, 75041, 75042, 75043, 75044, 75045, 75046, 75047, 75048, 75049, 75050, 75051, 75052, 75053, 75054, 75056, 75057, 75058, 75060, 75061, 75062, 75063, 75064, 75065, 75067, 75068, 75069, 75070, 75071, 75074, 75075, 75077, 75078, 75080, 75081, 75082, 75083, 75085, 75086, 75087, 75088, 75089, 75093, 75094, 75097, 75098, 75099, 75103, 75104, 75105, 75106, 75114, 75115, 75116, 75119, 75123, 75124, 75125, 75126, 75132, 75134, 75135, 75137, 75138, 75141, 75142, 75143, 75144, 75146, 75147, 75148, 75149, 75150, 75152, 75154, 75155, 75156, 75158, 75159, 75160, 75161, 75163, 75164, 75165, 75166, 75167, 75168, 75169, 75172, 75173, 75180, 75181, 75182, 75185, 75187, 75189, 75201, 75202, 75203, 75204, 75205, 75206, 75207, 75208, 75209, 75210, 75211, 75212, 75214, 75215, 75216, 75217, 75218, 75219, 75220, 75221, 75222, 75223, 75224, 75225, 75226, 75227, 75228, 75229, 75230, 75231, 75232, 75233, 75234, 75235, 75236, 75237, 75238, 75240, 75241, 75242, 75243, 75244, 75246, 75247, 75248, 75249, 75250, 75251, 75252, 75253, 75254, 75260, 75261, 75262, 75263, 75264, 75265, 75266, 75267, 75270, 75275, 75277, 75283, 75284, 75285, 75287, 75301, 75303, 75312, 75313, 75315, 75320, 75326, 75336, 75339, 75342, 75354, 75355, 75356, 75357, 75358, 75359, 75360, 75367, 75368, 75370, 75371, 75372, 75373, 75374, 75376, 75378, 75379, 75380, 75381, 75382, 75389, 75390, 75391, 75392, 75393, 75394, 75395, 75397, 75398, 75401, 75402, 75403, 75404, 75407, 75409, 75410, 75420, 75422, 75423, 75424, 75428, 75429, 75431, 75432, 75433, 75437, 75440, 75442, 75448, 75449, 75451, 75452, 75453, 75454, 75457, 75458, 75471, 75472, 75474, 75478, 75480, 75482, 75483, 75485, 75494, 75495, 75496, 75497, 75751, 75752, 75754, 75757, 75758, 75759, 75762, 75763, 75766, 75770, 75772, 75778, 75779, 75782, 75783, 75785, 75801, 75802, 75803, 75831, 75832, 75835, 75839, 75840, 75844, 75849, 75853, 75855, 75861, 75880, 75882, 75884, 75886, 75925, 76001, 76002, 76003, 76004, 76005, 76006, 76007, 76008, 76009, 76010, 76011, 76012, 76013, 76014, 76015, 76016, 76017, 76018, 76019, 76020, 76021, 76022, 76023, 76028, 76031, 76033, 76034, 76035, 76036, 76039, 76040, 76041, 76043, 76044, 76048, 76049, 76050, 76051, 76052, 76053, 76054, 76055, 76058, 76059, 76060, 76061, 76063, 76064, 76065, 76066, 76067, 76068, 76070, 76071, 76073, 76077, 76078, 76082, 76084, 76085, 76086, 76087, 76088, 76092, 76093, 76094, 76095, 76096, 76097, 76098, 76099, 76101, 76102, 76103, 76104, 76105, 76106, 76107, 76108, 76109, 76110, 76111, 76112, 76113, 76114, 76115, 76116, 76117, 76118, 76119, 76120, 76121, 76122, 76123, 76124, 76126, 76127, 76129, 76130, 76131, 76132, 76133, 76134, 76135, 76136, 76137, 76140, 76147, 76148, 76150, 76155, 76161, 76162, 76163, 76164, 76166, 76177, 76179, 76180, 76181, 76182, 76185, 76190, 76191, 76193, 76195, 76196, 76197, 76198, 76199, 76201, 76202, 76203, 76204, 76205, 76206, 76207, 76208, 76209, 76210, 76225, 76226, 76227, 76230, 76234, 76239, 76244, 76246, 76247, 76248, 76249, 76258, 76259, 76262, 76266, 76267, 76270, 76272, 76401, 76426, 76431, 76433, 76439, 76457, 76458, 76462, 76467, 76472, 76476, 76485, 76486, 76487, 76490, 76627, 76636, 76651, 76652, 76671, 76690, who are 18 years of age or older, and are homeowners or renters (with property owner’s permission) at the time of entry. Limit one (1) entry per person/authorized e-mail account holder. Participation Awards available for the first 150 non-winning eligible entrants to submit an entry. Limit 1 per person. For complete entry details, click here. Odds of winning depend on the number and quality of entries received. All design decisions shall be subject to Lowe’s approval in its sole and absolute discretion. Sponsored by Lowe’s Home Centers, LLC 1605 Curtis Bridge Road, Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28697.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER, PLAY OR WIN; VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. This is not a game of chance. Entry is open from 10:00 am ET on 12/4/17 through 11:59pm ET on 12/18/17. Entry is only open to legal residents of TX, residing in one of the eligible ZIP Codes: 22427, 22435, 22436, 22437, 22438, 22442, 22443, 22454, 22460, 22469, 22472, 22473, 22476, 22485, 22488, 22503, 22504, 22509, 22511, 22514, 22520, 22524, 22528, 22529, 22535, 22538, 22546, 22548, 22552, 22558, 22560, 22570, 22572, 22577, 22581, 22732, 22738, 22901, 22902, 22903, 22904, 22905, 22906, 22907, 22908, 22909, 22910, 22911, 22923, 22936, 22942, 22947, 22957, 22960, 22963, 22972, 22974, 23002, 23005, 23009, 23014, 23015, 23022, 23023, 23024, 23027, 23030, 23031, 23032, 23038, 23039, 23040, 23047, 23055, 23058, 23059, 23060, 23061, 23063, 23065, 23067, 23069, 23075, 23079, 23083, 23084, 23085, 23086, 23091, 23092, 23093, 23102, 23103, 23106, 23108, 23110, 23111, 23112, 23113, 23114, 23115, 23116, 23117, 23120, 23124, 23126, 23129, 23139, 23140, 23141, 23146, 23148, 23149, 23150, 23153, 23156, 23161, 23162, 23170, 23173, 23175, 23177, 23180, 23181, 23192, 23218, 23219, 23220, 23221, 23222, 23223, 23224, 23225, 23226, 23227, 23228, 23229, 23230, 23231, 23232, 23233, 23234, 23235, 23236, 23237, 23238, 23241, 23242, 23249, 23250, 23255, 23260, 23261, 23269, 23273, 23274, 23276, 23278, 23279, 23282, 23284, 23285, 23286, 23288, 23289, 23290, 23291, 23292, 23293, 23294, 23295, 23297, 23298, 23801, 23803, 23804, 23805, 23806, 23824, 23830, 23831, 23832, 23833, 23834, 23836, 23838, 23841, 23842, 23860, 23875, 23885, 23890, 23901, 23909, 23921, 23922, 23923, 23924, 23930, 23934, 23936, 23937, 23939, 23942, 23943, 23947, 23954, 23955, 23958, 23959, 23960, 23962, 23963, 23966, 23967, 23974, 24522, 24553, 24590, who are 18 years of age or older, and are homeowners or renters (with property owner’s permission) at the time of entry. Limit one (1) entry per person/authorized e-mail account holder. Participation Awards available for the first 150 non-winning eligible entrants to submit an entry. Limit 1 per person. For complete entry details, click here. Odds of winning depend on the number and quality of entries received. All design decisions shall be subject to Lowe’s approval in its sole and absolute discretion. Sponsored by Lowe’s Home Centers, LLC 1605 Curtis Bridge Road, Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28697.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER, PLAY OR WIN; VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. This is not a game of chance. Entry is open from 10:00 am ET on 12/4/17 through 11:59pm ET on 12/18/17. Entry is only open to legal residents of VA, residing in one of the eligible ZIP Codes: 23001, 23003, 23011, 23018, 23021, 23025, 23030, 23035, 23043, 23045, 23050, 23056, 23061, 23062, 23064, 23066, 23068, 23070, 23071, 23072, 23076, 23081, 23089, 23090, 23092, 23107, 23109, 23110, 23119, 23125, 23127, 23128, 23131, 23138, 23140, 23149, 23154, 23155, 23156, 23163, 23168, 23169, 23175, 23176, 23178, 23181, 23183, 23184, 23185, 23186, 23187, 23188, 23190, 23304, 23314, 23315, 23320, 23321, 23322, 23323, 23324, 23325, 23326, 23327, 23328, 23397, 23424, 23430, 23431, 23432, 23433, 23434, 23435, 23436, 23437, 23438, 23439, 23450, 23451, 23452, 23453, 23454, 23455, 23456, 23458, 23459, 23460, 23461, 23462, 23463, 23464, 23465, 23466, 23467, 23471, 23479, 23487, 23501, 23502, 23503, 23504, 23505, 23506, 23507, 23508, 23509, 23510, 23511, 23513, 23514, 23515, 23517, 23518, 23519, 23523, 23529, 23541, 23551, 23601, 23602, 23603, 23604, 23605, 23606, 23607, 23608, 23609, 23612, 23628, 23630, 23651, 23661, 23662, 23663, 23664, 23665, 23666, 23667, 23668, 23669, 23670, 23681, 23690, 23691, 23692, 23693, 23694, 23696, 23701, 23702, 23703, 23704, 23705, 23707, 23708, 23709, 23827, 23828, 23829, 23837, 23844, 23851, 23866, 23874, 23878, 23881, 23883, 23888, 23890, 23897, 23898, 27818, 27820, 27853, 27855, 27862, 27897, 27906, 27907, 27909, 27910, 27916, 27917, 27919, 27921, 27923, 27926, 27927, 27929, 27930, 27932, 27935, 27937, 27939, 27941, 27944, 27946, 27947, 27948, 27949, 27950, 27953, 27954, 27956, 27958, 27959, 27964, 27965, 27966, 27973, 27974, 27976, 27978, 27979, 27980, 27981, 27985, who are 18 years of age or older, and are homeowners or renters (with property owner’s permission) at the time of entry. Limit one (1) entry per person/authorized e-mail account holder. Participation Awards available for the first 150 non-winning eligible entrants to submit an entry. Limit 1 per person. For complete entry details, click here. Odds of winning depend on the number and quality of entries received. All design decisions shall be subject to Lowe’s approval in its sole and absolute discretion. Sponsored by Lowe’s Home Centers, LLC 1605 Curtis Bridge Road, Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28697.