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Open to Merit Dealers Only

The Designer of the Year Contest recognizes beautiful kitchens created with MERIT® and LECTUS® cabinetry for homeowners across Canada, the United States, and Japan.

Designers/Contractors who work with or own a Merit authorized dealer qualify to enter.

Contest Prizes & Details

Grand Prize

$2,500.00 Cash

“This is Canadian (CAD) Currency. "Sorry” in advance to our US and Japan designers.”

A beautiful décor package

“This will be a Beautiful & Colossal package, including many top trending décor must-have items. ”

Merit Kitchens Shout Out

“Featured across Merit Kitchens social media channels and e.Newsletter. And your kitchen along with your logo will be showcased on our website, linking visitors to your website. ”

Weekend Getaway for Two

“Destination of your choice, within reason. *Travel costs are not covered. *Weekend destination costs are covered up to CAD$2,000.00 total. ”

House & Home Media Shout Out

“The pièce de resistance - The winning kitchen is showcased in a House & Home Magazine and Gallery page, showing your personal name and your dealer website. H&H magazine and digital online platforms are delivered to millions of people every month across Canada and the United States.”

Merit Kitchens Swag Bag

“And... humble bragging rights amongst the Merit dealer family for your kitchen being the grand prize winner. *This is Priceless.”

— Valued Over CAD$10,000.00

The Contest is Officially Underway

ENTRY Deadline is August 31, 2024

This contest is only for designed kitchen spaces using Merit or Lectus cabinets. (A mix of Merit & Lectus is fine too)

Follow the link below to email us your photo(s) and information before August 31, 2024 with the subject line: Merit Kitchens Designer Contest 2024 ENTRY to:

Include the following info in your email:

. Your Full Name, Phone Number, and Email Address
· Full Name and Address of Your Authorized Merit Kitchens Dealer
· Photo(s) of clean and finished new Kitchen space with a brief description of What did you do to create the space we are looking at in the photo(s).

For example; what is the Merit or Lectus door style and color, maybe the countertop or backsplash colour is important to the design, or you added storage or functionality by changing the footprint?!

*All photos submitted must be free to use publicly

Feel free to use your great phone photo app, stand back and get the entire space in the shot. No people. Make sure the kitchen is cleaned and decorated – Décor is one of the Best categories after-all.

It’s that easy!

Fine Print: Bribes will not be accepted unless no one knows about them.  All designers are winners when they use Merit Kitchens Cabinetry 😉