Official Rules


The monthly contest starts the first day of each month and ends the last day of each month.

Must be 18 years of age or older to enter. By entering you are affirming that you are of entry age. Westlake Ace Hardware employees and members of their household are not eligible.

To Enter:  Entrants must complete entry form, including photographs or video of entrant’s project, and provide a valid email address so you may be contacted if you are chosen as a winner. All entries must be submitted by noon on the last day of the calendar month to be included in that month’s contest. Only one entry allowed per person per month.

Winners:  During the contest period, one grand prize monthly winner will be chosen from all entries submitted in that month. Additional runner up winners may be selected each month at judges discretion.

Judging:  Judging will take place within two weeks of the end of each month. Entries will be judged by a panel from Westlake based overall quality of each submission at the sole discretion of the panel. Judges selection of the monthly winner will be final. If a selected winner does not respond within five (5) days after the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternate winning entry. The following prizes will be awarded each month during the contest: 1st Place - $300 Westlake Hardware gift card.  If runner up winners are chosen, those prizes would include: 2nd Place - $150 Westlake Hardware gift card; 3rd Place - $50 Westlake Hardware gift card.

Photography:  Sponsor will not edit your photographs once you have submitted them, other than to add a "before" and "after" caption. Please make sure each photo that you upload is in its final version, the appropriate size, dpi, and containing the text you want (if applicable). Do not upload any copyrighted materials that you do not own.

General Conditions: Contest Sponsor and hosts cannot be held responsible for problems with your entry, including technical failures or incomplete, late, or misdirected entries. Any entrant who flames or writes excessively negative comments about others' projects will be disqualified from the competition. We reserve the right to disqualify any person tampering with the operation of the Competition or who otherwise violates the Rules.

Acceptance of a prize constitutes the winner's consent to use his/her name and likeness for promotional/advertising purposes. Submission of a project to constitutes the entrant's permission to display the project and, if applicable, his/her username, in perpetuity.

We reserve the right to cancel, terminate, or modify the Competition if it cannot be completed as planned, for any reason.

Prizes listed may be substituted for other prizes of equal value, based on availability.

All winners will be posted on the website:

Sponsor of Customer Project Contest is Westlake Hardware, Inc., 14000 Marshall Drive, Lenexa, KS 66215


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