Shane Co. announced a competition to pay one lucky person $1,500 for 15 first dates. The winner must also document their dating journey and report on their experience.
The jewelry company contest comes just in time for Valentine’s Day. Not surprising, Shane said a release that it hopes the winner will find their persona on their journey and possibly seal the deal with an engagement ring from one of their outlets. As for how the dates take place, the winner has five months to find potential partners to meet face-to-face, through dating apps, on blind dates, or otherwise. Then however you meet them, you have to go on first dates with 15 people.
Date locations can be anything from fine dining to meeting at a coffee shop. Winners must record the date with a photo and complete a worksheet documenting what happened. The company recognizes that first dates have sometimes failed and has no objection to second dates; they do not count for a total of 15.
Shane Co. says it encourages approaching the trip with safety in mind and recommends the winner set public dates and use a buddy system.
The contest is open to singles 18 or older, U.S. citizens and permanent residents. To apply, entrants must fill out an entry form on the company’s website – answer a few questions and provide a name and email address so that Shane Co. notify the selected winner. Only applicants who complete the registration form will be granted official access to the candidate pool.
All entries must be submitted by 11:59 PM EST on February 10, 2023, and the winner will be announced on February 27, 2023. So if you have 15 dates in you, Register here.