Create a Holiday Zap website and Enter to Win an iPad mini

by Kara Queen

Hello everyone and Happy Holidays! It’s that wonderful wintery time of year again with lots of reasons to celebrate. To join in the celebration, here at Zapd we’re excited to invite you to enter our first-ever Best Holiday Zap contest. Be sure to enter because you’ll:

  1. Get the chance to win awesome prizes!
    • Grand Prize: iPad mini
    • Second Place Prizes: iPod Shuffle (10)
    • Third Place Prizes: $25 iTunes Gift Card (50)
  2. Save and share your wonderful holiday traditions on your very own website
  3. Be the coolest and most creative kid in your circle

More reasons to join the fun:

  • No purchase necessary
  • No coding necessary
  • No hosting or other techno-issues for you to fret about

Just need an iPhone and download Zapd (free) to get started.

How to Enter

  1. Open Zapd on your iPhone and click “+” to get started
  2. Create your Holiday Zap. Ask others to join in and make it with you if you like (it’s more fun this way)
  3. Share it with us to enter. Share it via email to directly from your Zapd app
  4. Submit it no later than midnight PST on Saturday, December 29th
  5. Winners will be contacted and announced on Friday, January 4th

How it Works

Our judging will be based on quality, originality, story-telling and engagement. We’re really looking to see how users celebrate the holidays around the world. Give us your cultural and other family and friend traditions! Some guidelines and suggestions include but are not limited to:

  • Christmas trees
  • Christmas cookies/Gingerbread houses
  • Decorations – outdoor and indoor
  • Christmas Eve/Morning/Day
  • Hanukkah
  • Festivus
  • Holiday traditions
  • Holiday foods
  • Holiday drinks
  • Office holiday parties
  • Snow days
  • You get the idea..

How do you celebrate the season? What makes this time of year special for you? We’re excited to see what you’ll have to Zap about and share with us. Always feel free to let us know if you have any questions by sending an e-mail to Stay connected with us on Twitter @zapdapp or

And of course, Happy Holidays!


Contest Rules – the Fine Print

No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. 1 Grand Prize winner will receive an iPad mini. 10 second-place winners will receive an iPod Shuffle. 50 third-place winners will receive a $25 iTunes gift card. Winners selected at the sole discretion of Zapd. Limit 5 entries per person (Zapd author). You can collaborate on Zaps that are not your own and this does not count as an entry. The original Zapd author will be the sole recipient of any prize awarded. Submissions must be received via sharing Zap to no later than 11:59pm PST on Saturday, December 29, 2012.Winners will be contacted via email no later than 11:59pm PST on Friday, January 4, 2013. Winners will also be published on and the Zapd blog.


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