ENTRY: No purchase necessary to enter or win. To enter the contest, you must, in 150 words or less, explain to us why you own a particular stock and why should everyone should as well. You can post your entry on our free Sell Me A Stock discussion board. The contest begins on June 18, 2003 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on June 23, 2003. All entries must be received and posted by this time. So don't wait until the last minute. Only one entry per person/per email address, please. In the event of multiple entries, only the first entry will be considered.
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PRIZES: Three winners will receive a one-year subscription to our newest newsletter, Tom Gardner's Motley Fool Hidden Gems (a retail value of $149). All winners will also be invited to participate in The Motley Fool Radio Show's occasional feature, "Sell Me A Stock."
WINNER SELECTION: Employees of The Motley Fool will judge this contest. All decisions of the judges are final.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: The winners will be notified within 14 days after the determination date. Inability to contact a winner may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.
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WINNERS LIST: The names of the winners may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Sell Me A Stock Contest, The Motley Fool, 123 North Pitt Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.