Contest Details


Essay submission entry begins at 12:01 am (CST) on November 1, 2016 and ends at 11:59:59 on November 21, 2016. Enter to win a new Chevrolet Sonic from Chevrolet of Homewood in Homewood, Illinois, by submitting an essay explaining why winning a new car will change your life. Essays may be submitted online at or mailed to Chevrolet of Homewood at 18033 Halsted St Homewood, IL 60430, attention: Homewood Chevy Cares Essay Contest. All essays will be posted by November 21, 2016 to and voting will be open to the general public beginning at 12:01 am November 22, 2016 and end at 11:59:59 on November 30, 2016. You can only vote once per day from the same electronic device (IP address), or your vote will not count. The top 5 vote getters will be notified that they will move on to the second phase of the contest on December 1, 2016 The 2nd phase of the contest requires each contestant to make a 2 minute to 3 minute video of themselves explaining how winning a brand new Chevrolet Sonic will change their life. Contestants will have until 5:00 pm (CST) on December 5th to submit their video and are encouraged to make their video unique and creative. If the contestant is unable to make the video on their own, they are invited to come to Chevrolet of Homewood where the Chevrolet of Homewood staff will assist the contestant in making their video. Chevrolet of Homewood has only a limited scope of what they can do in helping contestants make a video. See Chevrolet of Homewood for details on production capabilities. On December 6, 2016 video submissions will be posted to the website and voting will be open to the public on the website. Only one vote will be allowed per day per IP address. Public voting will run through December 21st. Winner will be contacted on December 23rd, 2016. Winner will be awarded the prize on December 24th, 2016.


To be eligible to win the brand new Chevrolet Sonic from Chevrolet of Homewood located at 18033 Halsted St Homewood, IL 60430, entrant must be 18 years of age or older with a valid driver’s license and must have proof of insurance upon vehicle delivery. Previous winners of the Homewood Chevy Cares are NOT eligible to enter or win. By entering the “Homewood Chevy Cares Essay Contest, all materials submitted become the exclusive property of Chevrolet of Homewood. Entrants give Chevrolet of Homewood and it’s agents, rights for unlimited use of all materials submitted to Chevrolet of Homewood into perpetuity. Winner of the new Chevrolet will be responsible for all taxes, fees, insurance and the like associated with winning the vehicle. No cash substitution will be permitted. The public voting will be tabulated electronically and the contestant(s) with the greatest number of votes by the end of the voting period, will be declared the winner. Contest entry begins at 12:01 am on November 1st, 2016 and the first round ends at 11:59:59 on November 21st, 2016. All first round winners will be notified and move on to the second round a video submission. Final Winner will be announced on or by December 23rd, 2016 via phone, email and/ or U.S. Mail from the contact information submitted by the winning contestant. Winner will have 11:59:59 on 12/23 to respond and claim the prize. If contestant does not respond or is unwilling or unable to accept delivery of the vehicle including all conditions required to take delivery, the contestant with the next greatest amount of votes will be named as the new winner. Chevrolet of Homewood employees, agents and their family members are not eligible to enter or win. Rules subject to change.