Don’t let the word ESSAY scare you because that usually means your odds are better.
To enter the Extra and Teleflora Deliver for Mom Contest:
1) Complete the Contest registration form by entering the following information: your name, address (P.O. boxes not accepted), telephone number (with area code), alternate telephone number, if any (with area code), e-mail address; and date of birth. You must also indicate that you have read and accept the Official Rules for this Contest; and
(2) Submit an essay of no more than Two Thousand (2,000) characters (the “Essay”) explaining how you mother has delivered for you.
LIMIT: One (1) entry per person/e-mail address during the Entry Period.
The Essays will be judged by a panel of judges selected by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion. The panel will judge the Essays using the following judging criteria: (i) originality (33 1/3%); (ii) the inspirational attitude exhibited by the entrant in the Essay (33 1/3%); and (iii) entrant’s creativity in expressing himself/herself (33 1/3%). In the event of a tie, the potential winner will be the person with the highest creativity score.
Five Grand Prizes: A check in the amount of $10,000.00 made payable to each of five (5) Contest winners selected by Sponsor as described above plus a cash award to cover the estimated cost of federal taxes.
TIMING: begins at 9 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on April 25, 2012 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time (PT) on May 9, 2012
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa and foreign-based U.S. embassies and military bases) and the District of Columbia. All entrants must be at least eighteen (18) years old as of the date of entry.