Second Annual Josh Abbott Band Sorority Spirit Contest is In Full Swing

Published Monday, November 12, 2012 at 2:01 pm

Appalachian State University’s Chi Omega sorority will be participating in the Josh Abbott Band Sorority Sprit Contest this year with hopes to win a free live show and $10,000 for the philanthropy of their choice. 

The second annual JAB Sorority Spirit Contest is in full swing. Sponsored by Dior Cosmetics, Kendra Scott Jewelry and Gigi’s Cupcakes, the contest has been met with overwhelming response from sorority chapters across the nation. Immediately following the kick off Josh began receiving over 160 tweets an hour from coast to coast.

Chapters have registered from the East including Tampa Florida and Pennsylvania State University; and from the West including University of Oregon and Northern Arizona University. Likewise, chapters have come in from the South including Louisiana State University and Texas Tech and from the North including University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Prizes to include a Josh Abbott Band performance, $10,000 in award money to the winning houses philanthropy as well as prizes from Dior Cosmetics, Kendra Scott Jewelry and Gigi’s Cupcakes.

Link to the contest: http://www.jabspirit.com.

Contest Summary for Sororities

PHASE 1: Creativity and Activity – Between Oct. 29 and Nov. 12, sorority chapters will create content that shows their house’s JABSpirit: pictures, videos, songs, signs, costumes…whatever creative outlet they choose. They may use their creative content to drive their friends and classmates to their House Page, and ask them to “Join” their page.

PHASE 2: Finals Week – We will pick 10-15 chapters who had the most people “Join” their page, and who have demonstrated the most creativity. These houses will advance to the Finals Week, Nov. 13-19.

During Finals Week each Finalist House will have to submit a skit, via video, with a theme of our choosing. We will pick the grand prize winners based on creativity, entertainment value, and effort.

PHASE 3: The Showdown – All videos will be publicly displayed to raise awareness of their charities. The contest winners will be announced the week of Nov. 19.

The Josh Abbott Band is a hot Texas-based group that started their careers in Lubbock at Texas Tech University.  They released their third, emotionally-charged album earlier this year titled Small Town Family Dream. With much success atop of several charts, they have landed on the iTunes Country Albums Chart at No.1 and No. 2 on the iTunes Genre Album Chart. 

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