You must use the entry forms below

Proud of what you’ve done using Light-O-Rama technology?  You should be!  Share with the world what you have created for Christmas 2017 and you might win a prize from Light-O-Rama.  Say hello to our 2017 Christmas Contest!  To make it even easier to win, we have two contests for 2017.

Shining Bright Contest 2017 Share the Show Contest 2017

Shining Bright is the contest where you show off your venue in all of its glory!
Let others see what you’ve been able to accomplish.
Click the icon above to learn more about the Shining Bright contest.

Share the Show is a way for you to share your work with others.
This is a random drawing so any Light-O-Rama display can win!
Click the icon above to learn more about the Share the Show contest.

 

 

 

Shining Bright Contest

Proud of your display?  Enter the

Shining Bright Contest 2017

Shining Bright Christmas Contest Prizes

To give you a real chance to win, the Shining Bright Contest 2016 has several different categories.  Simply enter the category that best describes your display and that’s it!

Category Description Prize Value
1 Static displays that are not computerized. Light-O-Rama
ShowTime Central 16 channel Starter Package and a Plug-n-Show card
$649.90
2 Computerized display, 32 regular channels or less and no RGB smart pixels. Light-O-Rama LOR1602W,
16 channel light controller
$339.95
3 Computerized display, 33 to 64 channels and no RGB smart pixels. Light-O-Rama LOR1602W,
16 channel light controller
$339.95
4 Computerized display, 65 to 128 channels and no RGB smart pixels. Light-O-Rama LOR1602W,
16 channel light controller
$339.95
5 Computerized display with more than 128 channels and no RGB smart pixels. Light-O-Rama LOR1602W,
16 channel light controller
$339.95
6 Computerized display with less than 601 RGB smart pixels Light-O-Rama Store Credit $350.00
7 Computerized display with more than 600 RGB smart pixels Light-O-Rama Store Credit $350.00
8 240 Volt Countries where computerized displays run on 240 volts. Light-O-Rama Store Credit $350.00
9 Commercial displays (malls, towns, parks… can also be private residences but the entry must be made by commercial entity that created the display). Light-O-Rama Store Credit $350.00
Grand Prize Winner!   All entries from the above categories are eligible** Light-O-Rama Store Credit $1500.00

In the event any winner is from outside of North America an alternate prizes of equal value may be awarded.
**  Commercial entries are not eligible for the Grand Prize.

 

Requirements to enter the Shining Bright Christmas Contest

Category 1 is for static displays (meaning the lights are not controlled by Light-O-Rama.

Categories 2-9 must be sequenced exclusively using Light-O-Rama software and must be predominantly controlled using Light-O-Rama hardware. .

Video posting at public sites (YouTube or Vimeo) and reference Light-O-Rama and LOR in the keywords and/or in the video clip.

Counting your channels

How do you count the channels in your display?

If your display is static, meaning there is no computer anywhere flashing the lights in a way that you program, then enter at least Shining Bright category 1.

Typical light controllers are 8-16 channels each so count all the channels you are using.

RGB dumb pixels are counted by the controller port.  If you are using all the ports of a CMB24d, then that’s 8 total pixels.

RGB smart pixels are counted by the physical number of pixels.  If a smart pixel ribbon or string connected to a PixCon16 of PixieXX controller  has 50 sections or lights, then that’s 50 pixels.

If you use DMX, count each DMX channel in use and add to the above, if needed.

If you are using DIO boards to control lights, count each channel and add to the above.

DIO or ServoDog channels controlling anything but lights do not need to be counted.

Now you have your channel count.  Enter the appropriate category.

Media formats accepted for the Shining Bright Contest

Light-O-Rama is really good at building controllers but juggling all the different video formats has never been our thing.  Upload your contest entry video to Vimeo.com or YouTube.com, send us the link and we’ll watch from here.  We cannot use videos posted to Facebook or your personal website.

We do not accept videos submitted by mail, email, hand delivered or any physical form.

Special note if you upload your video to YouTube.com:  YouTube has been known to strip of the audio of popular tunes that might be part of your video.  After you have uploaded your video to YouTube and it’s been processed and posted, wait about 30 minutes and check again.  Typically, if there are audio problems, you’ll receive an email from YouTube.

Strong Suggestion:  Check your video link to make sure it’s active and plays back as you desire before submitting your entry to this contest.  Please make sure your video stays posted through March 31, 2018.

The official rules

Shining Bright Contest 2017Entries must be received no later than January 21, 2018 at 11:59pm, EST.

You must use the entry form below.

Only one entry per person.

Employees of  Light O Rama Inc., and such employees’ immediate family members and persons with whom such employees are domiciled are excluded from this contest.

Decisions of the contest judges are final.

By claiming the prize, the winners authorize the use, without additional compensation of their name and/or likeness and/or voice/photograph and municipality of residence for promotion and/or advertising purposes in any manner and in any medium (including without limitation, radio broadcasts, newspapers and other publications and in television or film releases, slides, videotape, distribution over the internet and picture date storage) which Light O Rama may deem appropriate.

In accepting the prize, the winner acknowledges that Light O Rama, Inc. may not be held liable for any loss, damages or injury associated with accepting or use of prizes.

Light O Rama, Inc. retains the rights, in its absolute and sole discretion, to make substitutions of equivalent kind or approximate value in the event of the unavailability of any prize or component of the prize for any reason whatsoever.

This contest is subject to all USA federal, state and municipal laws.

All entries become the property of Light-O-Rama, Inc. Entrants agree that their entries may be displayed on the Light-O-Rama web site.

Entries will be judged on curb appeal, overall creativity, use of materials, exactness of synchronization (computerized shows), use of color and originality.  Judging for categories will be performed by a panel of Light O Rama employees.

And finally

Only one (1) entry per person allowed for our Shining Bright Contest

By entering the Light-O-Rama Christmas Contest 2017 you agree that video of your display may be added to the Light-O-Rama website and used in any of our materials.  Please include what information (if any) you want included with your video (your name, town, a write-up about your display.)  Once your entry form is submitted, changes are not allowed.

 

Share the Show Contest

Want to share what you’ve done with all your friends.  Take advantage of a little social networking and maybe win a prize from Light-O-Rama.  We call it Share the Show.

Share the Show Contest 2017

Share the Show Prizes

$2000* of Light-O-Rama Store Credit

*  What’s that darn asterisk for?  In the event that the winner is from outside of North America alternate prizes of equal value may be awarded.

Requirements to enter the Share the Show Christmas Contest

You must use Light-O-Rama hardware and software in your display.

Your video must be posted on a video sharing site (YouTube, Vimeo, Etc.) and must reference Light-O-Rama and LOR in the keywords and/or in the video clip.

Each entry submitted for this Share the Show 2017 contest must be a unique video. If you have two entries rather than one then you double your chances to win.

Media formats accepted for the Share the Show Contest

Light-O-Rama is really good at building controllers but juggling all the different video formats has never been our thing.  Upload your contest entry video to Vimeo.com or YouTube.com, send us the link and we’ll watch from here.

We do not accept videos submitted by mail, email, hand delivered or any physical form.

Special note if you upload your video to YouTube.com:  YouTube has been known to strip of the audio of popular tunes that might be part of your video.  After you have uploaded your video to YouTube and it’s been processed and posted, wait about 30 minutes and check again.  Typically, if there are audio problems, you’ll receive an email from YouTube.

Strong Suggestion:  Check your video link to make sure it’s active and plays back as you desire before submitting your entry to this contest.  Please make sure your video stays posted through March 31, 2018.

The official rules

Share the Show Contest 2017

Entries must be received no later than January 21, 2018 at 11:59pm, EST.

You must use the entry form below.

Only one entry per person.

Employees of  Light O Rama Inc., and such employees’ immediate family members and persons with whom such employees are domiciled are excluded from this contest.

Decisions of the contest judges are final.

This is a random drawing from all entries received.  We do not judge the video but rather confirm that “Light-O-Rama” or “LightORama” is mentioned in the description or tags.  The more unique entries you make the better your chances.

By claiming the prize, the winners authorize the use, without additional compensation of their name and/or likeness and/or voice/photograph and municipality of residence for promotion and/or advertising purposes in any manner and in any medium (including without limitation, radio broadcasts, newspapers and other publications and in television or film releases, slides, videotape, distribution over the internet and picture date storage) which Light O Rama may deem appropriate.

In accepting the prize, the winner acknowledges that Light O Rama, Inc. may not be held liable for any loss, damages or injury associated with accepting or use of prizes.

Light O Rama, Inc. retains the rights, in its absolute and sole discretion, to make substitutions of equivalent kind or approximate value in the event of the unavailability of any prize or component of the prize for any reason whatsoever.

This contest is subject to all USA federal, state and municipal laws.

All entries become the property of Light-O-Rama, Inc. Entrants agree that their entries may be displayed on the Light-O-Rama web site.

Enter up to five (5) video links for the Share the Show Contest

By entering the Light-O-Rama Share the Show Contest 2017 you agree that videos of your display may be added to the Light-O-Rama website.  Please include what information (if any) you want included with your video (your name, town, a write-up about your display.)  Once your entry form is submitted, changes are not allowed.