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Win Tools With Steve Maxwell . . .

You can Win Big Prizes from DEWALT and STANLEY!

Got a DIY project you loved working on? How about one you hated? Tell us about it!

Steve Maxwell is bringing the year to a close with the DIY VIDEO CONTEST to end all DIY VIDEO CONTESTS. All you have to do is submit a video about your favorite DIY project. Tell the world why it rocks, and show us your best. Or your worst. Tell us your DIY Story. You built it, now share it with the rest of us. On December 6th entries are going to be open for voting until December 12th, when we’ll announce the winners and ship the prizes before the holidays.



The submission receiving the most votes will win a DEWALT 20V MAX* XR Lithium Ion Brushless Dual Speed Framing Nailer



Second place prize is a Bostitch SmartPoint™ 18GA brad nailer – model BTFP12233.



The contestant who receives the third highest number of votes will receive the Stanley® Cross90™ – model STHT77341 Cross Line laser.

Contest Rules – Rules for I BUILT IT CONTEST 2014 from Steve Maxwell(also known as Sponsor, interchangeably with third party prize sponsors. )

  • I. Entries
  • II. Prizes
  • III. Voting
  • IV. Restrictions
I. Entries
  1. a. Entries should be unique content, free of copyrighted imagery or audio, and be between 1 and 5 minutes.
  2. b. Contest registration will take place at, or via e-mail. E-mail submissons require either an attached video or link to your submission video on youtube, an affirmation that you are at least of the age of majority in your jurisdiction, and the best contact information to reach you in the event you are a winner. Be at least 13 in the USA with a parents permission.
  3. c. All videos will be featured in our Youtube Contest Channel, those submitted to the website will be uploaded on our contest channel.
  4. d. All entries MUST be received no later than 12:00 AM December 6th 2014. Voting will begin at this time, and the winners will be notified on December 12th. Late entries may be added to the video showcase in our contest channel if you have a taste for vanity.
  5. e. Eligibility i. Any resident of the US or Canada* who has reached the age of majority, or minors over 13 with parental consent in jurisdictions where legal. Please consult your local laws for details. Prizes will not be awarded if contestants are determined to be geographically ineligible after the fact. Any minors featured must have received permission from a parent or guardian to appear prior to releasing the content to the Sponsor.
  6. f. Rights in Submission i. By entering, each Entrant represents and warrants that his or her entry (and Sponsor’s and its designees’ use thereof) does not and will not defame or otherwise violate the rights of any third party and does not and will not violate any federal, state, or local laws or ordinances. Entrant further represents and warrants that he or she has secured the requisite consent from any third party referenced or appearing in their entries. To the extent that anyone under the age of 18 appears in a video, Entrant represents and warrants that the minor’s parents consented to the minor’s appearance in the video and the public display of the video. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry that it believes violates any of the Video Submission Requirements, does not otherwise comply with these Official Rules, or that is not consistent with the spirit and theme of the Contest. Entrants will retain copyright in their work, but each Entrant grants to Steve Maxwell a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, assignable, royalty-free license to publish, reproduce, distribute, display, perform, create derivative works, transmit or disseminate the Works in all media or platforms whether now known or hereafter invented. Contest Sponsors and their designees shall have the perpetual, worldwide right to publish and use the entries in any way, and in any media for trade, advertising, promotional, and/or other purposes as Sponsors and/or its designees may determine without further consideration to Entrant or any third party.

II. Prizes a. There are three prizes to be awarded in this contest, consisting of i. one (1) first place prize DCN692M1 DEWALT 20V MAX* XR Lithium Ion Brushless Dual Speed Framing Nailer ii. one (1) second place prize Bostitch SmartPoint™ 18GA brad nailer – model BTFP12233 iii. one (1) third place prize The Stanley® Cross90™ – model STHT77341 Cross Line laser. b. Prizes will be awarded based on a voting system. Voting will begin at the close of registrations. III. Voting a. Voting system will be online as of December 6th, 2014. Users will vote for their favorite videos and at the end of the voting period the three videos with the most votes will be declared the winner of the competition. The voting period will last 7 days and end at midnight, December 12, 2014. At the end of the voting period, the winners will be announced and the prizes shipped. b. We have taken measures to develop a secure and reliable voting procedure for, however if it is determined that the results are unreliable due to fraud or exploitation Sponsor reserves the right to appoint a panel of judges to finalize the results of the contest and declare winners to the satisfaction of the Sponsor or his designee. IV. All restrictions as listed at will be treated as in-force unless otherwise stated in this document. a. Residents of Quebec (PQ) and Rhode Island (RI) are ineligible for this contest due to local regulations pertaining to prize giveaways. b. One (1) entry video per person will be allowed for the contest. c. Employees of Dewalt, Stanley Black & Decker, Sponsor or his designee, including employees of media agencies and outlets where this promotion is published are ineligible to enter the contest.


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