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Enter the i2r professional design competition, sponsored by Armstrong Commercial Ceiling & Wall Systems and Commercial Flooring!

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The Armstrong i2r Design Competition

If you are a U.S.-based professional architect or designer, we invite you to enter the 2013 i2r Design Competition, sponsored by Armstrong.

WHAT IS i2r?
i2r (ideas to reality) is a professional design competition that showcases design ideas and design realities - actual projects - that feature either Armstrong Commercial Ceiling & Wall Systems or Armstrong Commercial Flooring.

ENTER YOUR DESIGN IN ONE OF 4 CATEGORIES:
• Flooring Idea
• Flooring Reality
• Ceiling or Wall Idea
• Ceiling or Wall Reality

PRIZES:
•  All 4 winners of the i2r Design Competition will receive $2,000 in cash.
•  Bonus $500 cash prizes for two Reality entries that meet these requirements:
    Flooring Reality: installed project that features two or more types of Armstrong flooring products
    Ceiling or Wall Reality: installed project that uses standard products to create a custom look

JUDGING
The Idea winners will be chosen by online popular vote. The Reality winners will be judged by a panel of design professionals.

FOR INSPIRATION
View last year's winners: Flooring Winners & Ceiling Winners

No purchase necessary. A purchase or payment of any kind will not increase your chances of winning.

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Contest Requirements

WHO CAN ENTER
This contest is open to residents of the United States only. You must be a professional architect or interior designer.

HOW TO ENTER
Complete the online entry form and upload a file of your design idea or reality. Entries will only be accepted via this website.

ENTRY CATEGORIES
There are 4 categories. One winner will be selected from each category.
• Flooring Idea
• Ceiling or Wall Idea
• Flooring Reality
• Ceiling or Wall Reality

BONUS CASH PRIZES
We will also award $500 cash prizes for the Reality entries that meet these requirements:
• Flooring Reality: entry that uses two Armstrong flooring products
• Ceiling or Wall Reality: entry that uses standard ceiling products to create a custom look

SUBMISSIONS
For the Idea categories, please submit a digital room scene, perspective sketch or rendering. For the Reality categories, please submit a digital photograph of the finished installation. Entries must be electronic. Projects must have been completed in 2010 or later. If you have an idea or reality entry that uses both Armstrong commercial flooring and ceilings or wall systems, you may submit the entry in more than one category. You may submit up to 10 entries.

*IMPORTANT: When you are ready to submit your entry, be prepared to complete the submission process when you log in. You will NOT be able to save your entry and return to the form later. View the entry form.

JUDGING
Submissions will be judged on the creativity and originality of the design, the use of Armstrong products, and the successful incorporation of other interior finishes.

JUDGING PROCESS
• Idea Categories: winners selected by online popular public vote
• Reality Categories: winners selected by a panel of design professionals
• Bonus Categories: winners selected by Armstrong

VOTING
Public voting for the Idea entries opens 12:00am, Monday, October 1, 2013. You may vote only once for each entry, but you may vote for as many entries as you'd like.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Please read our FAQs.

If you still have questions, please contact kmwert@armstrong.com.

Contest Timeline

Round nameStarts onEnds on
Submission roundSeptember 9, 2013 @ 12:00 AM (EDT)September 30, 2013 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)
Voting roundOctober 1, 2013 @ 12:00 AM (EDT)October 8, 2013 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)

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