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Room Decorating Contest Fall 2016

Do you and your roommates have what it takes to claim the 500 Diamond Dollars 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 it's your love of Philadelphia, your Temple pride, your Athletics spirit, or your unique interests! 


Step One: Initial Photo Submission - Monday, August 29 to Monday, September 12, 2016

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

2. Apply online: Click here for application

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


Step Two: Finalist Selection & Photo Session

We will select the finalist rooms to participate in a photo session the week of September 26, 2016.  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 500 Diamond Dollars.


Step Three: Notification of Results

The Winner(s) will be announced the week of October 3, 2016.



Grand Prize

The prize is 500 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 our email roomdec@temple.edu, you're 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.  You may 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.