“design a leatherman” COMPETITION faqs
What is the “Design a Leatherman” competition?
“Design a Leatherman” is a competition to challenge young New Zealanders to imagine, create and think outside the box. The competition was initially launched in 2018 to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Tim Leatherman inventing the iconic Leatherman multi-tool. After receiving so many creative and inspiring entries from students all over New Zealand, we decided to make it an annual competition.
Who can enter?
The “Design a Leatherman” competition is open to New Zealand primary or intermediate school students (year 1-8) and high school students (year 9-13).
Who is Leatherman?
Leatherman is the original multi-tool brand and is renowned for producing extremely high-quality tools. Leatherman’s product range includes a wide range of multi-tools—from small keyring models to professional quality tools—with varying features on each model to ensure that there’s a Leatherman to suit every purpose. Whether your interests include cycling, boating, camping, DIY, fishing, gardening, hunting, off-roading or scouting, there is a Leatherman perfectly suited for every job.
What are the prizes?
Junior Category – Year 1-8: Three prizes will be award. The winning student will receive $200 cash and a Leatherman multi-tool. The winning student’s school will receive $1,000 cash. 2nd prize is $100 cash and a Leatherman multi-tool. 3rd prize is $50 cash and a Leatherman multi-tool.
Senior Category – Year 9-13: Three prizes will be awarded. The winning student will receive $500 cash and a Leatherman multi-tool. 2nd prize is $250 cash and a Leatherman multi-tool. 3rd prize is $100 cash and a Leatherman multi-tool.
How does the competition work?
To enter the competition, you simply have to design a multi-tool with all the gadgets you need in your life. A template is provided to get you started.
When are the winners announced?
Winners will be announced and notified week commencing 29th July 2019.
How will the winners be selected?
Entries will be judged by design merit. The five final entries for each category will be judged by Tim Leatherman.