• 2019 ReStore ReUse Contest Guidelines

Annual ReUse Contest to showcase innovative building projects constructed predominantly of used building materials.

ReUse Contest Guidelines

WHEN
The contest begins on August 1, 2019 and ends on September 30, 2019. Winners will be announced mid-October.

WHO
Anyone! (Except employees of Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity)

WHAT
The Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity ReStore is hosting the 8th annual ReUse Contest to showcase innovative building projects constructed predominantly of used building materials.

Winners will be selected in the following categories:

  • Best in Show: $500 ReStore gift card
  • Furniture: $250 ReStore gift card
  • Homesteading (i.e. chicken coop, raised bed): $250 ReStore gift card
  • Live and/or work space: $250 ReStore gift card
  • Home Decor: $250 ReStore gift card
  • Youth (age 16 and under): $100 ReStore gift card

Winners will be announced in a press release, on Asheville Habitat’s website and social media pages, and featured in the Asheville Habitat ReStore.

OTHER DETAILS

  • Projects must have been completed within the last 2 years.
  • You may submit up to three separate projects (individually).
  • Re-submission of a project submitted in previous years will not be accepted.
  • Incomplete entries will not be considered.
  • Questions? Email kausherman@ashevillehabitat.org.

JUDGING
There will be 5 judges, assessing entries based on:

  • Quality of design and execution
  • Replicability of concept
  • Clarity of description
  • Quality of photos (if we can’t see it well, we can’t judge it fairly)

HOW TO ENTER
Complete the online entry form, by September 30, 2019.

ReUse Contest Entry Form

  • Address * Required
  • In 150 words or less, describe the project and the materials used.
  • (will not affect judging - we're just curious!)
  • Upload 4 (no fewer and no more) high-resolution photos of your project including before and after. If applicable.

  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, jpeg.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, jpeg.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, jpeg.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, jpeg.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Need inspiration?

Watch this video interview with one of the 2017 winners.

Below are the 2018 winners. Click here to see all 2018 submissions.