Velcro Gives Away Memo Boards to College Students Through Sept. 25

We'd like to share a contest with you, from Velcro USA Inc., that runs from now till September 25. If you enter, tell us on Twitter, @UniversityChic, using the #UChicvelcro Twitter hashtag.  

Just in time for back-to-school shopping, Velcro USA Inc. launched a new line of fun design boards – VELCRO® Brand Memo Boards. These Memo Boards, which are available in five fun and playful colors (purple, green, blue, orange and black), are available at, Office Depot retail stores, and for $10.99 each. Each Memo Board package includes a board and 10 display clips, creating a whole new and easy way of securely displaying all your favorite items while giving your living space the perfect punch of color! Photos, notes, schedules and postcards can all be displayed using the variety of fasteners that attach to the soft, colorful fabric, without bending or damaging the item.

Also, between now and September 25, students can head on over to the VELCRO® brand fasteners Facebook page to enter the Get Back To School with VELCRO® brand fasteners sweepstakes which offers up to $5,000 in cool prizes like a Macbook Air or iPad and matching accessories, iPods and more. To enter, show off your creativity by designing a ‘virtual’ VELCRO® brand Memo Board and writing a memorable 100-word story describing your board. Winners will be chosen based on the number of votes each board received, so ask your friends to cast their vote for your board before September 25!

First, second and third place prizes will be awarded based on the number of votes each entrant receives. Every winner will receive 20 VELCRO® brand Dorm Survival kits to share with friends. Winners will be announced on the VELCRO® brand fasteners Facebook page week of October 10, 2011.

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