Well, the voters have spoken – and we’re here to give you guys what you wanted. That’s right, the Bank of Hyrule is back and it’s supplying one lucky winner with a guaranteed copy of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword whenever it’s released. Who said that only bad things happen on Friday the 13th?

Entering is creative but simple, and we’re taking entries until midnight EST on August 27th. Want to win? Hit the jump and find out how.

Contest Details

You’re entering the Bank of Hyrule’s Great Skyward Sword Giveaway to win a guaranteed copy of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword when it’s released!We will place the preorder for the game as soon as we receive an email response from the winner with their shipping details. The contest will run from Friday, August 13th until midnight EST on Friday, August 27th.

All entries will be judged based on quality and creativity by a panel of three Zelda Universe staff members. The winner and runners up will be announced around the week following the contest (we’ll try and go through entries as quickly as we can to judge, but, as always, we expect a lot of entries).

How to Enter

  1. We know you’re excited about Skyward Sword. Show us how you’re excited about the new game in an image, video, written work, or any combination of the three. Show us your creativity!
    1. Written entries must be 800 words or less.
    2. Video entries must be 3 minutes or less.
    3. Image entries must be 10MB or less.
  2. Submit your entry in the entry form at the bottom of this post by midnight EST on Friday, August 27th. You can use the form to upload any files, such as pictures, to be sent to us.
  3. Sit back, relax, and wait!
  4. The winner will be announced about a week after entries are closed, along with five runners up.

Contest Rules

We love running contests, but, like all good things, there are a few restrictions. This is just to make the contest fair for everyone, so please read this before you enter.

  • There is no age limit for this contest.
  • Anyone can enter, anywhere in the world.
  • Entries are judged based on quality and creativity only, and they must follow the guidelines for how to enter detailed above to qualify.
  • One entry per person. Multiple entries will disqualify you. Yes, we can tell if you’ve entered twice – don’t even try.
  • The winner of The Great Skyward Sword Giveaway will have one week to respond to their winner’s notification email. If they do not respond, the first runner up will become the winner.
  • Comments on this post will not be judged. You must submit your entry through the entry form at the bottom of this post.
  • No priority is given to entries by people who donated to the Bank of Hyrule. If you deposited money, we truly appreciate you making this contest possible – that’s why it’s judged, to give you guys a fair shake in winning!

About the Bank of Hyrule

The Bank of Hyrule is a continuous contest fund run by ZU, fueled by reader donations. Whever the Bank of Hyrule reaches a certain amount of donations, Zelda Universe holds a judged contest. This entire contest was possible because our readers wanted it to happen, and we’re very happy to be able to have a fan base that lets us do this kind of thing.