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2007-07-27 08:37:00

Win Cash for Your Worst Moving Experience

Did the movers take your belongings to the wrong house? Or, did all your fine china break while in transit? We’ve all had at least one bad moving experience, and now you can cash in on your story as Henkel Corporation announces the “World’s Worst Moving Stories Contest,” with a $5,000 grand prize for the worst moving story out there.

Taking place now, potential entrants in the "World’s Worst Moving Stories Contest "will be able to submit their story of their most awful move ever. Contestants will be judged on the originality of their story, their creativity in telling the story and the nature of what made it one of the “world’s worst moves.”

Potential entrants in Henkel Corporation’s World’s Worst Moving Stories Contest are required to submit their story to the company by September 27, 2007. A selection of entries will be posted online at and the winners will be announced on or around October 5, 2007. The first place winner will be awarded $5,000.

Sponsored by Henkel Corp., the "World’s Worst Moving Stories Contest "will reward participants for their creativity, originality and for their “moving misfortune” – what makes their story one of the “world’s worst moves.” The first place winner will receive $5,000, the second place winner will receive $2,500 and the third place winner will receive $1,000.

How to Enter

Interested participants can go to for official contest rules. Participants are required to submit one original story – no more than 250 words in length – about a moving project gone awry. All entries must be received by September 27, 2007.

Entries can be submitted online at or mailed to:

                 "World's Worst Moving Stories Contest"
                 c/o Henkel Corporation
                 32150 Just Imagine Drive
                 Avon, OH 44011-1355

Winner Selection

During the contest period, a selection of entries can be viewed at Entries are posted in the order they are received.

Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and will be judged on a number of criteria, including originality of story, creativity in telling the story, the nature of what made the story one of the “world’s worst moves” and grammar.

Winners will be announced on or around October 5, 2007.

About Henkel Corp. 

Henkel Corp. develops and markets a broad array of products, including caulks, sealants, tapes, glues, household and office products for the consumer and professional markets. Henkel Corporation is part of Henkel, a worldwide leader in adhesives and a European leader in laundry/home care and personal care products, whose North American consumer adhesives brands include Duck®, Loctite®, LePage® (for Canada only), PL®, Pro-Series®, Polyseamseal®, Pritt® and Painter’s Mate Green® brands.

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