2024 ACE Grad Cap Contest

Full Details & Official Rules

It’s time for the annual ACE Grad Cap Contest!

From June 17 to July 19, all 2024 ACE graduates can enter for a chance to win an Amazon gift card by decorating a graduation cap and sharing a photo of it with us. Whether you plan to celebrate in person or virtually, use your mortarboard as a canvas to commemorate this big achievement.

There will be three winners:

  • 1st place will win a $100 Amazon gift card
  • 2nd place will win a $75 Amazon gift card
  • 3rd place will win a $50 Amazon gift card

How to Enter

Social Media

  • Post a photo of your decorated grad cap on social media.
  • Use the hashtags #ACEGrad2024 and #ACECommencement in your post.
  • Tag us in your post on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.
  • Make sure your social media account is set to public.


For those who do not use social media or prefer to keep their social media private, send your photo to [email protected].

Contest Details

Only American College of Education 2024 eligible graduates are eligible to enter. Graduation cap decorations may not include profanity or other inappropriate words and/or images.

The contest runs from Monday, June 17, 2024 to Friday, July 19, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. ET. A panel of volunteer judges from across the college will vote on their favorite entries. The three entries that receive the most votes will be declared the winners. Winners will be contacted during the week of July 22, 2024. You must complete the steps above to be eligible to win. By participating in the ACE Grad Cap Contest, you agree to abide by ACE’s official contest rules terms and conditions and acknowledge that your photo may be shared on social media. If you have any additional questions, please contact [email protected].

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