KendamaUSA and The Cook have teamed up once again to bring you the 3rd annual Cook’s Customs Contest
Start: October 1st
Videos due: October 17th
HOW TO ENTER:
Upload your video to Youtube with the title “Cook’s Customs Contest 2016: (your name here)” by 10pm EST on October 17th
Send an email with your name, Youtube link, an address you would want your prize sent to, your phone number, and email it to email@example.com before 10pm EST October 17th
Your edit should only have THREE of your best Kendama tricks (no more no less)
The theme of your final trick (the third trick) is originality. The more creative the better. Try to think outside the box and develop a trick or line that is your own. This trick may make or break your edit.
Your edit should be no larger than 90 seconds (1:30)
Edits will be judged by the KendamaUSA crew & The Cook
Your edit will be judged on: Skill, rhythm, creativity, flow, trick technicality, music incorporation, videography, and style.
First place: As usual, the winner will collaborate with the Cook to create their own Custom line to be sold on the KendamaUSA website. You will receive two of your customs…one to play and one to keep. Your edit will be posted to the KendamaUSA website and social media. In addition, you will receive a care package from the Cook consisting of one-of-a-kind Kendama, a one-of-a-kind Jumbo, stickers, tshirt, and more.
Second place: You will receive two of any Cook’s Customs product on the website plus a care package from The Cook.
Third place: You will receive one of any Cook’s Customs product on the website plus a care package from The Cook.
Will be announced on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter.
Check out last year’s winning edit & custom model here:
KendamaUSA and Cook’s Custom Painting have teamed up to bring the “2014 Cook’s Custom Contest”
Grab your favorite dama, get creative, and enter to win your own customized kendama line sold on kendamausa.com as well as many other prizes.
Follow @cookscustoms on Instagram to get contest updates, sneak peeks to upcoming custom lines and the contest winners.
Theme: Since “The Cook” is all about innovation, we want to challenge new ideas and creativity in the Kendama community. Creativity and technical tricks are the keys to bringing home a prize. Things like trying trick that no one has tried, using a customized kendama, incorporating props, string-less tricks, or even integrating other skills you have are great ideas to impress the judges.
How to enter/rules: Simply upload a YouTube edit titled “2014 Cooks Custom Kendama Contest” and send the link to firstname.lastname@example.org . We will send back a confirmation e-mail to assure you that we received the entry. Entry deadline is June 1st 12:00pm EST. The maximum length is two minutes. Team or partner edits are allowed but be prepared to split the prizes upon winning.
The first place winner will collaborate with Cook’s Custom Painting to create a completely new custom Kendama named after you. This will be the first limited edition “Cook’s Custom Contest Champion series – your name here” sold on KendamaUSA.com. You’ll also receive 2 of these Champion series kendamas (one to play and one to keep of course), and your edit displayed on the KendamaUSA website.
Second place prize will receive any two Cook’s customs they please, (subject to availability) plus a one-of-a-kind blue to purple color shifting Kendama.
Third place prize will receive any single Cook’s custom they please. (subject to availability)
Judging: The edit will be judged by Cook’s Custom painting and the Native. Creativity, props, inventiveness, technicality, edit presentation and skill will take your edit to the next level. Don’t be too serious with the edit; kendama is all about having fun and developing skill so be creative as you want and have fun along the way.
To see all of the The Cook’s creations check out his page on the KendamaUSA website: