Lulu UK Calendar Contest

Lulu UK and Ireland 2017 Christmas Calendar Competition

We are looking for incredible calendars to show off and share with our Lulu community! Get your calendar recognised with our Holiday Christmas Calendar Contest! This year, the Lulu team will choose TWO top 2018 calendars to promote to help our community and bookshop buyers find the perfect gift for Christmas!

Once the contest ends, the Lulu team will vote on the submissions and score each submission based on creativity, originality, design, and appropriateness. The two calendars with the most votes will be featured on our UK and Ireland bookshop front page, promoted via our UK social media channels and the winners will also receive three free copies of their calendar and Lulu give-aways!


  • The contest is now open and will end: Friday 3rd November 2017 midnight


  • Calendars must have dates for the 2018 calendar year.
  • Calendars must be complete and available for sale on the Lulu bookshop.
  • Calendars must contain only original content. The author must own all rights to the content. Content includes both images and text.
    • Quotes and licensed images must be properly attributed.
  • Entrants must be 18 years or older.
  • You must be resident in the UK or Ireland.
  • Only one entrant per person permitted.
  • All calendar submissions must comply with both the Lulu Terms & Conditions and the Lulu 2017 Christmas Calendar Contest Terms & Conditions and meet all requirements for 5 categories of the judging criteria.





How to Find the PID and Link:



  • Emails without a Product ID (PID) OR the link will not be considered for entry. The email must include one or the other to be considered.



Once the contest ends, all calendars will be judged by the Lulu team based on the following criteria:

  • Creativity: Is your calendar imaginative? Does it have a exciting theme?
  • Originality: Is your calendar unique? Are all quotes and licensed images properly attributed?
  • Appropriateness: Is your calendar appropriate for a Christmas gift?
  • Does your calendar meet both the Lulu and Calendar Contest Terms & Conditions?
  • Design: Are the images high quality? Are the placements of the images visually appealing? Is the cover eye-catching?

The Lulu team will vote on all of the submissions and score each submission based on creativity, originality, design, and appropriateness.



  • Winners will be contacted at the email address used for submission.
  • The top two calendars will receive:
    • Promotion on the Lulu UK blog, UK and Ireland bookshops, and Lulu UK social media channels.
    • 3 free copies of their calendar
    • Lulu give-aways



  • All calendar submissions must abide by both the Lulu Terms & Conditions and the Lulu 2017 Christmas Calendar Contest Terms & Conditions.
  • The Lulu’s Terms & Conditions can be found here:
    • Calendars found to contain any of the following content will be disqualified:
      • Illegal activity, pornography, crime-scene pictures or videos, pictures and videos of cruelty to animals, extremely disturbing materials; or threatens, promotes the harassment, intimidation or abuse of, or promotes discrimination against others based solely on race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender and gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, disease, or immigration status.
      • Content that is protected by trademark or other proprietary rights law.




  1. Promotion Description: By participating in the Contest, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Lulu Press, Inc (“Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the giveaway. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Contest.
  2. Eligibility: Open to UK and Ireland residents only who are 18 years or older. Only one entry per person is accepted.
  3. Winner Selection: The winner of the Contest will be selected based on votes from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The voting period will be after November 4, 2017 by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible Entries received. Winners will be notified by email at the email address used for submission within 1 month after the contest ends. Potential winners must accept a prize by email as directed by Sponsor within 48 hours of notification. Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release (collectively “the Prize Claim Documents”). No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.
  4. Prizes: Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor’s good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.Prize will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within the UK and Ireland. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.
  5. Email Entry: Enter the Contest during the Promotion Period by emailing Emails must include the calendar Product ID and the link to the calendar in the Lulu Bookstore. Automated or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organisations will be disqualified. Internet entry must be made by the entrant. Any attempt by an entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/Contest subscription notification and/or entering services, will void that entrant’s Entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Contest.
  6. Privacy: All entrants acknowledge that if they are chosen as a winner, certain of their personally identifying information may be disclosed to third parties at least as required by law, including, without limitation, on a winner’s list. All personal information submitted as part of the Contest may be shared by and between the Promotion Entities, and each of the Promotion Entities will use such information in accordance with their respective independent online privacy policies. The privacy policy of Lulu Press, Inc can be found at
  7. Limitation of Liability: Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Contest. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any misdirected or lost mail, or any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay of operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating downloading materials in the Contest. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, then Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. In such event, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, perform the random drawing from among all eligible Entries received prior to or after such cancellation, suspension, or modification. In the event of a dispute concerning who registered online to participate in the Contest, the registration will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible.
  8. Sponsor: The Contest is sponsored by Lulu Press, Inc, 627 Davis Drive, Suite 300, Morrisville, NC 27560, United States,
  9. upholds the Data Protection Act 1998.

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