We want to see your extra-special gift ideas for this holiday season!

Submit a themed gift guide to this year’s Ultimate Gift Guide competition with a particular personality in mind—Tech Addicted Millennials, Silicon Valley Starter Pack, Outdoorsy Dads, etc.—and you could win big prizes. Gift guides with the most creative themes and 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 15th, one community choice winner chosen by Core77 readers and one winner chosen by our editors will each take home an exciting prizes.

You’re allowed to make as many guides as you like, so get wild. The more you promote your guides, the better your chances of winning. Now let the fun begin!

Winners every week!

Each Friday, our editors will pick three guides to win various prizes, including gift certificates from MOO and Areaware and goodies from Wintersmiths and Hand-Eye Supply! Weekly winners will be announced December 1st, 8th and 15th, 2017.

Community Choice & Editors' Pick – The Top Dogs!

Three runner ups will each win a handy multi tool from Leatherman. One Editor’s Pick will take home a set of Prismacolor art markers. One Gift Guide with the most community votes will win a medium sized Wacom Intuos Pro Paper tablet. Deadline: December 15th, 2017.

Click here for full rules and regulations

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2 winning submissions will be chosen as the Community Choice and Editor's Pick winners. One Gift Guide with the most community votes will win a medium sized Wacom Intuos Pro Paper tablet (MSRP $350). One Editor’s Pick will take home a set of Prismacolor art markers (MSRP ~$75). Three runner ups will each win a handy multi tool from Leatherman (MSRP varies). Nine Editor's Picks (3 each week—announced on December 1st, December 8th and December 15th, 2017) will receive prizes which may include a $25 gift certificate to MOO, a $25 gift certificate to Areaware, or a small prize from Wintersmiths or Hand-Eye Supply. 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 15, 2017 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 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 15, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST. The Community Choice Winner will be announced on December 18, 2017 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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