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3rd & 4th PLACE


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5th & 6th PLACE


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7th & 8th PLACE


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If you entered the PCS Story Contest sponsored by PCSgrades and Shyft, you are eligible for a $500 discount on your move.

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The Home Depot has over 2000 locations to support our customers that are also proud to employ 35,000 veterans and military spouses. We offer transfer options for military spouses to take their careers with them as the military moves their families across the nation.

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Top 5 Bonus Prize

As service members, you make tremendous sacrifices, and so do your families. Radisson Hotels Americas believes that those who have dedicated themselves to a higher level of service should be put first and that’s why they’re proud to provide 300,000 Radisson Rewards Americas points to five families PCSing this season!

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Contest Rules & Details


Contest starts Sunday, August 15th

Entries must be received by Tuesday, August 31st

Winners to be chosen on or about September 15th

Winning PCS stories will be selected by a panel of judges based on their entertainment and/or emotional value. (Spelling and grammar r not part of the judging criteria)

Contestants may submit multiple PCS stories which will result in multiple chances to win, but each submission must be accompanied by a unique review

Grand prize winners must complete their PCS by March 15th, 2022.

Gift card winners must have completed a move within 6 months prior to award selection or will complete a move within 6 months after award selection.

Origination and destination locations must be within the 50 states and not to or from any destination outside the United States.

Moves to or from Hawaii and Alaska are limited to a total expense of $25,000. Any moving costs in excess of $25,000.00 will be at the winner’s sole expense.

Weight limits shall not exceed those established by the DoD. Any weight limits exceeding the maximum DoD thresholds shall be at the prize winner’s sole expense.

Click here for a complete list of contest rules, conditions, disclaimers, and legal statements.
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*The cash back bonus is offered in most states. In some states a gift card or commission reduction at closing may be provided in lieu of the cash back bonus. The program is not available for employer- sponsored relocations or transactions in Iowa or outside the United States. The cash back bonus is not available in Alaska, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. In Mississippi, New Jersey, and Oregon, a commission reduction may be available at closing. The cash back bonus is only available with the purchase and/or sale of your home through the use of a participating program real estate agent who is introduced to you by PCSgrades. The actual amount you receive is based on the purchase and/or sale price of your home, and the real estate commission negotiated between you and your assigned program real estate agent. The program award is not available in certain transactions with restricted agent commissions (including many new construction, For Sale by Owner, or For Sale by iBuyer transactions) and shall not exceed the amount of the co-operative brokerage (referral) fee paid by the program agent/broker to PCSgrades. Your assigned agent can help you identify transactions where the award would not be available. Other terms and conditions may apply. This is not a solicitation if you are already represented by a real estate broker. Please check with a program Customer Service Representative for details. Program terms and conditions are subject to change at any time without notice. Additional terms, conditions, and restrictions apply. PCSgrades fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act.

By participating in the program you agree to have your information shared with a participating Real Estate Agent and they may contact you by phone, email, or text message including by automated means about real estate services.

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