• 2022 ReUse Contest

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ReUse Contest Guidelines

WHEN
The contest begins on August 1, 2022 and ends on September 30, 2022. Winners will be announced in October.

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

WHAT
The Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity ReStore is hosting the 11th annual ReUse Contest to showcase innovative building projects constructed predominantly of used building materials.

Winners will be selected in the following categories:

  • Furniture: $200 ReStore gift card
  • Homesteading (i.e. chicken coop, raised bed): $200 ReStore gift card
  • Live and/or work space: $200 ReStore gift card
  • Art: $200 ReStore gift card
  • Home Decor: $200 ReStore gift card
  • Vans & Vehicles: $200 ReStore gift card
  • Best in Show: $500 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

  • Entries must be submitted electronically using the form provided.
  • Projects should 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 reuse@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 this online entry form by midnight September 30, 2022.

ReUse Contest Entry Form

  • In 200 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, Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, jpeg, Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, jpeg, Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, jpeg, Max. file size: 128 MB.
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