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Contest Alert: You Be the Judge
Official rules for #youbethejudge
Book of the Month
Tell us why you should be the next Book of the Month Judge! On the bookmark you received in your March box, tell us in 2 lines why you should be the next Judge and/or what kinds of book you like. Post to Instagram along with a picture of yourself and/or one of your BOTM selections, tag @bookofthemonth, and use #youbethejudge. (P.S.â€“â€“if you skipped the month of March, you can still enter the contest. Just download our bookmark here!)
Member entries we repost during the month of March will win 3 months of their membership boxes for free. Plus, on April 7th weâ€™ll announce the grand prize winner, whose book choice will be a BOTM selection in May.
To compete for a chance to be Mayâ€™s BOTM Judge:
â€¢ Post your entry to Instagram between Thursday, March 2nd and Friday, March 31st.
â€¢ Your entry must include your response to â€œI would be a great judge because . . .â€
â€¢ Your entry must also include either a photo of yourself OR a BOTM selection.
â€¢ Tag @bookofthemonth in the photo or caption of your post.
â€¢ Use #youbethejudge.
â€¢ Posts that do not include bookmarks will not be considered.
â€¢ Please note that your feed must be public or we will not be able to see your post.
â€¢ Entries that do not contain all of these components will not be considered for the grand prize.
â€¢ By entering you agree to the reposting of your entry by BOTM.
Entries that have met the above requirements will be judged on their creativity, aesthetic appeal, and the quality of the response.
The BOTM team will select the winners.
â€¢ For every member entry that we repost, we will reach out directly to the member to fulfill their 3 months of membership boxes for free.
One grand prize winner will be selected, who will be announced on social media on Friday, April 7th. BOTM will reach out directly to the grand prize winner, who will be one of Mayâ€™s BOTM Judges. The winner will work with our editorial team to select and endorse a BOTM selection for May and will write an endorsement essay, which will be edited by our editorial team. The winner will also submit a quote in his or her own handwriting and a headshot for their judge portrait. The grand prize winner will be featured in BOTMâ€™s May selection announcements, other BOTM promotions, and included in our Gallery of Judges.
On Monday, May 1st, the grand prize winnerâ€™s book selection will be announced as one of our five May selections.
For more details and full set of rules, click here.