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Showcase Your Space Fall 2019

Do you have the coolest room on campus? And do you want to show it off to the Temple community through a professional photoshoot?


We are looking for the most creative and unique rooms on campus! Show off your inventive room organizing hacks and authentic style for a chance to win a college essentials prize pack worth over $200!


How to Participate:

Step 1: Submit Contest Entry - Monday, August 26 to Friday, September 6, 2019

  1. After you have decorated your room, take photos to showcase your unique style.
  2. Apply online: Contest Entry form is now open! Apply here. Application closes Friday, September 6 at 9:00 p.m.  
  • If your roommates/suitemates are participating, make sure you have their Temple email addresses - you'll need it for the entry form. 
  • Only one entry per unit (meaning multiple bedrooms within one apartment or suite cannot separately apply and roommates who share a bedroom cannot separately apply)
  • Be sure to make a Google Drive folder with your Temple Email titled “Showcase Your Space 2018 Submission – First Name Last Name – Temple Email.” Use this folder and link to submit your photos. Ensure sharing settings allow for those with the link to view. 


Step 2: Finalist Selection & Photo Session

We will select the finalist rooms to participate in a photo session the week of September 16th, 2019.  If you are selected, we will contact you via your Temple email on September 11th, 2019 to schedule your session.


Step 3: Notification of Results

The winners will be contacted by their Temple email on Thursday, October 3, 2019. 


College Essentials Prize Pack

The top 3 rooms will each win a storage bin filled to the brim with items useful items for any college living space; tide pods, Clorox wipes, lint roller, surge protector, highlighters, notebooks, and much more – this prize pack has everything you didn't know you needed for your on-campus space. Take a look here!


Judging Criteria & Tips

  1. We are looking for rooms that are true representation of how college students live (but keep it clean!)
  2. Make sure your room or suite is clean, beds are made, dirty dishes are gone, clutter picked up, laundry put away, etc.
  3. If you are in an apartment or suite, remember to clean your common areas (including bathroom) and if possible a little decor too!  
  4. We'd love to see how you've creatively organized everything to make the most of your space.
  5. All styles and personalities are encouraged to apply! 
  6. You may be immediately disqualified if any policy violations are evident so please be sure to review our policies and check with your RA.
  7. Click here to review our room decorating policy.