Pinterest Launch Contest Guidelines


To celebrate the launch of the university’s official Pinterest page, Texas A&M University is giving away more than $250 worth of Barnes & Noble at Texas A&M University bookstore merchandise.

Pinterest users can show their Aggie Spirit by creating a special Texas A&M board. Pins can include your favorite places on campus, Aggie gear you can’t live without, your favorite Aggie athletes, and moreโ€”the sky’s the limit!

Winning boards will be chosen based on creativity, uniqueness and, of course, how much Aggie Spirit they capture. Selected boards may even be featured on Texas A&M websites, including the university’s official social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.


One first place winner will receive $250 worth of Aggie merchandise from the Barnes & Noble at Texas A&M University bookstore.

Two runners-up will win $25 of bookstore merchandise.


The contest is open to any Pinterest user, including all prospective, current and former students, faculty, staff and Aggie fans. There is no entry fee.


Contest entries will be accepted starting May 7, 2012. All entries must be submitted by 11:59p.m. CST on May 20, 2012.


  1. Follow Texas A&M University on Pinterest at
  2. Create an Aggie-themed board with a minimum of 20 Aggie-related pins.
  3. When you are finished, send your name, phone number, and a link to the completed board to


Texas A&M University will announce the contest winners on May 22, 2012. The winner will be notified by email or phone. The winner must respond by 9:00a.m. CST on May 23, 2012 to avoid forfeiture of the prize.


Please direct contest questions to Caitlin Chandler at or (979) 845-4680 or Krista Smith at or (979) 845-4645 in the Division of Marketing and Communications.


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