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Room Decorating Contest 2015

Room Decorating Contest Fall 2015

Do you have what it takes to claim the 1000 Diamond Dollars Grand Prize?  And become Temple-famous through a professional photoshoot?


We are looking for the most creative and decked out rooms on campus! There are countless ways to show us your individuality through your room decorating theme.  Maybe its your love of Philadelphia, your Temple pride, your Athletics spirit, or your unique interests! 


Step One: Initial Photo Submission - Tuesday, August 18 to Friday, September 4, 2015

1. After you have decorated your room, take photos that best display your creativity. 

2. Apply online (APPLICATIONS CLOSED for 2015)

3. Send your five (5) best photos to roomdec@temple.edu


Step Two: Facebook Album "Like to Vote"

Get everyone you know to “like” your pictures on our Facebook Fan Page: Tuesday, September 8 through Tuesday, September 15, 2015

We will be uploading everyone's five (5) photos to our Fall 2015 Room Decorating Contest Album on Facebook.  Get everyone you know to "like" your photos.  Your photos will be identified by a number so make sure you communicate that to your fans.  When we choose the finalists, the number "likes" each room recieves will be taken into consideration.


Step Three: Finalist Selection

We will select the finalist rooms to participate in a photo session the week of September 28, 2015.  If you are a selected finalist, we will schedule your session based on what availability you provided on your initial application. Photography Session is mandatory to be considered for the $1000 Diamond Dollars.

Step Four: Notification of Results

The Grand Prize Winner(s) will be announced the week of October 5, 2015.



Grand Prize

The grand prize is 1000 Diamond Dollars to be split between participating roommates. Click this link to see all the vendors that accept Diamond Dollars.


Judging Criteria

When shooting your photographs to submit to the Housing department and in preparation for the official photography shoot in late September, students will be encouraged to invite roommates, friends, and residents nearby to capture the excitement of living in the residence halls. Strong consideration will also be given for the quality of decorations and how well rooms reflect the Temple campus, including but not limited to the Take Charge campaign, Temple spirit, support of Temple Athletics, and Student Affairs.  Students might be immediately disqualified if any policy violations are evident so please be sure to review our policies and check with your RA.

Please call (215) 204-7184, select option 5 for more information.