We want to see your extra-special gift ideas for this holiday season — it’s time to pick 5!

Submit a themed gift guide to this year’s Pick 5 Ultimate Gift Guide competition to fit a particular personality and you could win big prizes. Share your ideas for skater dads, outdoorsy kids, a wood shop whiz or the tech addict in your life. Gift guides with the most creative themes and great gift ideas will be in the running for some amazing rewards!


Here’s how the competition works:

Create a gift guide. Get your friends to vote for you! Come December 12, one community choice winner chosen by Core77 readers and one winner chosen by our editors will get to choose from two prizes: a new GoPro Hero 4 or Amazon Echo.

You’re allowed to make as many guides as you like, so go wild and have your friends vote for you—the more you promote it, the better your chances of winning! Now let the fun begin.

Weekly Winners – 3 Picks Per Week!

Each Friday our editors will pick three guides to win small varying prizes, including gift certificates to Hand Eye Supply and Areaware as well as some awesome prizes from MiiR and Keap Candles! Winners announced November 18th & 25th, December 2nd & 9th.

Community Choice & Editors' Pick – The Big Enchiladas!

One Editor’s Pick plus one Gift Guide with the most community votes will win either an Amazon Echo or a GoPro Hero 4. Deadline: December 9

Click here for full rules and regulations

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2016 Pick 5 Ultimate Gift Guide Rules and Regulations


2 winning submissions will be chosen as the Community Choice and Editor's Pick winners. Grand prize winners will be able to choose between a GoPro Hero4 Silver (MSRP $300) or an Amazon Echo (MSRP $199). Twelve Editor's Picks (3 each week— announced on November 18th, November 25th, December 2nd, and December 9th, 2016) will receive prizes which may include a $25 gift certificate to Hand-Eye Supply, a $25 gift certificate to Areaware, or a small prize from either MiiR or Keap Candles. The prize(s) that may be awarded to the eligible winner(s) are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize. The winner(s) must be reachable through the email address provided in their profile and respond with a mailing address to receive the prize.

Judging Criteria:

Our internal editorial team will be picking the best guides primarily based on the creativity of their theme, the quality of gift selections, as well as image choice. Thematic guides will be given higher priority for editorial judging. Only gift guide submissions with images, descriptions, links, pricing and a minimum of 3 and maximum of 5 gifts will be considered.

Eligibility and Limitations:

Participants and winner(s) can only submit a gift guide by signing into a registered Core77 account. Gift Guides can be created until December 9, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST. Participants are allowed to submit as many gift guides as they wish. Employees of Core77, regular contributors and immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate to win.


The Community Choice Winner will be determined through voting. Registered Core77 users can sign in to their account to cast a single vote for any gift guide published. Voting closes on December 9, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST. The Community Choice Winner will be announced on December 12, 2016 on the homepage of Core77.com

Publicity, Use of Personal Information:

By participating, where allowed by law, all participants and winner(s) grant Core77 exclusive permission to use their names, user handles, profile images and likenesses in connection with the promotion of this contest and waive any claims to royalty, right or remuneration for such use.

Compliance with Law:

The conduct of the Contest is governed by the applicable laws of the United States of America, which take precedence over any rule to the contrary herein.




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