AVON, Ohio (September 9, 2011) – Loyal football enthusiasts from all over are celebrating their team pride and showing their spirit in tailgate gear, dorm room décor and around-the-house repairs with College Duck Tape® brand duct tape. Now, sports lovers can head to Facebook, put their creativity and love of sports to use and enter the Duck Tape® School Spirit Photo Contest.
Do you think your idea is creative enough to show off to the world? Visit Facebook and "Like" the Duck Tape Fan Page. Upload an image and caption showing off your high school, college or pro team spirit using College Duck Tape or Color Duck Tape. From creating pennants, flags, megaphones and koozies or decorating folding tables, chairs, coolers and tents, the possibilities are endless. Each week from September 5 to November 6, a random winner will be chosen to receive a duct tape prize pack. At the end of the contest, a panel of judges will pick a grand prize winner who will receive $1,000. Entries will be judged on originality and creativity, skill and workmanship, clarity of expression and appropriateness to the contest.
College Duck Tape is available in 39 college and university logos including:
The University of Alabama
Appalachian State University
The University of Arizona
Arizona State University
The University of Arkansas
University of Colorado
University of Florida
The Florida State University
University of Georgia
The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)
University of Illinois
University of Maryland
Michigan State University
University of Minnesota
University of Missouri (Mizzou)
The University of Kansas
University of Kentucky
Louisiana State University
University of Nebraska
University of North Carolina
North Carolina State University
Oklahoma State University
The University of Oklahoma
University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)
University of Oregon
Oregon State University
Penn State University
University of South Carolina
The University of Tennessee
The University of Texas
Texas A&M University
Texas Tech University
Wake Forest University
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin
West Virginia University
College Duck Tape is a unique and affordable item for fans of all ages to keep in desk drawers, backpacks, glove compartments and toolboxes. It is available at select Walmart, Target, Staples, OfficeMax and Michaels stores near participating schools and can also be purchased online at CollegeDuckTape.com. Check the site often for project ideas and stay up-to-date as new schools are added to the growing roster.
For more information on the Duck Tape School Spirit Photo Contest, visit Facebook.com/ducktape.
DUCK TAPE® BRAND DUCT TAPE
Duck Tape® brand duct tape is available nationally at mass merchandise, hardware and craft retailers in more than 20 colors and prints, including colors like aqua, fluorescent green, pink, orange and yellow, and prints such as Zig-Zag Zebra™, Spotted Leopard™ and Hot Rod™, as well as the new College Duck Tape® brand duct tape featuring logos from favorite college teams.
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According to the American Cancer Society, after lung cancer, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women.* So, for the third consecutive year, ShurTech Brands, LLC, marketers of the Duck® brand of duct tapes, packaging supplies and home products, is joining the fight to find a cure by contributing up to $100,000.
ShurTech Brands LLC, the marketers and manufacturers of do-it-yourself, office and housewares products under the Duck®, Painter’s Mate Green®, FrogTape®, Caremail® and Easy Liner® brands, announced today the launch of its direct-to-consumer online storefront, powered by Alice.com.
R.I.P. to the classic tradition of carving a pumpkin that doesn’t last the entire autumn season and leaves a mess for you to clean up. This Halloween, take the carving tools to the graveyard and wrap your real or artificial pumpkin in Duck Tape® brand duct tape.
Whether or not your favorite team has a winning record, Real Fans Stick Together™ to show their loyal support. And this year, they can also attend the eighth-annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival to celebrate their love of sports and pay tribute to America’s favorite fix-all – duct tape.