|By PR Newswire||
|August 28, 2014 12:00 PM EDT||
SEATTLE, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning Sept. 1, University Village launches 'Trend Spotting at U Village,' a month-long celebration of fall fashion, in-store events and one major contest to ring in the crisp, new season. Shoppers and friends of U Village can follow along online and on social media to solve clues and be entered into a daily drawing for fabulous prizes, as well as be entered to win the grand prize – a trip for two to New York City to experience all that the fashion-forward city has to offer.
Every day in September, University Village will share a clue about one of its retailers – a tidbit of the retailer's history, a trend that the shop is known for or simply a phrase that defines the store – and customers must solve it. Know the answer? Find out if it's right by heading into that store and, if the ballot box is there, fill out an entry form for a chance to win the daily prize. No ballot box? Guess again! The following business day, a winner will be drawn to receive a gift card prize for the store worth up to $250.
Play every day! A new clue about a different University Village store will be revealed each morning, and shoppers can play throughout the entire month to try and win. Participants that enter the daily giveaways will automatically be entered into the grand prize drawing – a trip for two to New York City, including airfare, hotel, and a $500 University Village gift card to prepare for the trip.
Additionally, every Thursday in September, a special event or unique offering will take place in or around the store selected for the clue that day. Whether a musical guest or an appearance by one of Seattle's celebrated fashion bloggers, something special will happen each Thursday that is not to be missed! Stay tuned for more information and be sure to follow University Village's Facebook and Twitter pages to receive the most up-to-date information!
Clues will be announced around 10:00 a.m. each morning on University Village's homepage and through U Village's Facebook and Twitter pages. Participants must visit the store and fill out a form in order to enter. If a participant solves and enters the daily giveaways, they are automatically entered to win the trip for two to New York City. For more information and complete contest details, rules and restrictions, visit www.uvillage.com.
About University Village
Located just north of downtown Seattle, University Village is an open-air lifestyle shopping center which offers a unique formula of locally-owned boutiques and signature national retailers. University Village is a regional destination for home furnishings, popular fashions and unique gift items with a distinct collection of restaurants and eateries.
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