Published: September 09, 2011

AVON, Ohio (September 9, 2011) – Loyal football enthusiasts from all over are celebrating their team pride and showing their spirit in tailgate gear, dorm room décor and around-the-house repairs with College Duck Tape® brand duct tape. Now, sports lovers can head to Facebook, put their creativity and love of sports to use and enter the Duck Tape®School Spirit Photo Contest.

Do you think your idea is creative enough to show off to the world? Visit Facebook and "Like" the Duck Tape Fan Page. Upload an image and caption showing off your high school, college or pro team spirit using College Duck Tape or Color Duck Tape. From creating pennants, flags, megaphones and koozies or decorating folding tables, chairs, coolers and tents, the possibilities are endless. Each week from September 5 to November 6, a random winner will be chosen to receive a duct tape prize pack. At the end of the contest, a panel of judges will pick a grand prize winner who will receive $1,000. Entries will be judged on originality and creativity, skill and workmanship, clarity of expression and appropriateness to the contest.

College Duck Tape is available in 39 college and university logos including:

  • The University of Alabama

  • Appalachian State University

  • The University of Arizona

  • Arizona State University

  • The University of Arkansas

  • Auburn University

  • Clemson University

  • University of Colorado

  • University of Florida

  • The Florida State University

  • University of Georgia

  • The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)

  • University of Illinois

  • University of Maryland

  • Michigan State University

  • University of Minnesota

  • University of Missouri (Mizzou)

  • The University of Kansas

  • University of Kentucky

  • Louisiana State University

  • University of Nebraska

  • University of North Carolina

  • North Carolina State University

  • Oklahoma State University

  • The University of Oklahoma

  • University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)

  • University of Oregon

  • Oregon State University

  • Penn State University

  • University of South Carolina

  • The University of Tennessee

  • The University of Texas

  • Texas A&M University

  • Texas Tech University

  • Virginia Tech

  • Wake Forest University

  • University of Washington

  • University of Wisconsin

  • West Virginia University

College Duck Tape is a unique and affordable item for fans of all ages to keep in desk drawers, backpacks, glove compartments and toolboxes. It is available at select Walmart, Target, Staples, OfficeMax and Michaels stores near participating schools and can also be purchased online at Check the site often for project ideas and stay up-to-date as new schools are added to the growing roster.

For more information on the Duck Tape School Spirit Photo Contest, visit

Duck Tape® brand duct tape is available nationally at mass merchandise, hardware and craft retailers in more than 20 colors and prints, including colors like aqua, fluorescent green, pink, orange and yellow, and prints such as Zig-Zag Zebra™, Spotted Leopard™ and Hot Rod™, as well as the new College Duck Tape® brand duct tape featuring logos from favorite college teams.

Duck Tape® is marketed by ShurTech Brands, LLC, and the Duck® brand, which offers an array of tapes, packaging supplies and home products that provide simple, imaginative and helpful solutions for a variety of tasks around the home, school and office. Visit for additional product information. And, keep up-to-date on Duck® brand news by following us on Twitter™ (@theduckbrand) and joining our more than four million fans on Facebook® (

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