August 24, 2010

School Uniform Supplier French Toast Reports Overwhelming Response to $15,000 Contest

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading school uniform brand French Toast ( today announced that it has received a tremendous number of entries for its contest, "Show Us The Real 'U' In Uniform." The contest is open to all children who attend a school with a dress code, and the grand prize is $10,000 in cash, plus $5,000 in school uniform vouchers for the winner's school.

"Now that we're in the final stretch of the back-to-school season, we really want to encourage uniform-wearing children to send in their entries before September 15, 2010," remarked Michael Arking, president of "We encourage kids to log on to, help show the world what makes the special and unique and possibly take home $10,000 in cash."

Video submissions - which must include some footage of the student in his/her school uniform - can be a maximum of two minutes in length. Alternatively, students can submit written essays, which can be a maximum of 300 words and must be accompanied by at least one picture of the child in uniform (maximum of six pictures). To learn more about the contest and to enter, log on to

On November 1, French Toast will be posting the top 10 submissions online at to let the public vote on which entry is the best. In addition to the grand prize winner, there will be runners-up prizes as well. The grand prize winner will be announced on or around November 30.

"We've seen some great submissions so far, and I'm sure we'll see many more high-quality entries over the next few weeks," opined Arking. "I especially want to thank our many retail partners who have helped to make children and their parents aware of the contest."

The list of retailers that have participated in promoting the contest includes:

    Absolute School Uniforms                 Amigo Stores
    Arlington Kid to Kid                     Bottom Dollar Stores
    Brady's This is It                       Brousses - Life's A Boom
    Cook Brothers                            Cookies
    Dan'elle Clothing Warehouse              Ebony Mart
    For Kids Only                            Fred Meyer
    Jackie's Kids                            Jakes Kids
    JHSsales                                 Kids City
    Kids for Less                            Kids Palace
    Kids Place                               Kidstown
    Lee Clothing Warehouse                   Levines
    MD School Uniforms                       Minden Athletic Supply
    Mr. Alan's Shoes and Sportswear          NYC Kids
    Regines                                  S & D Kids
    School Matters                           School Uniforms &More
    Shoppers World                           The Famous Mart
    The Sports Center                        Uniform Superstore
    US Kids                                  Village Mart
    Zemsky Corporation

About French Toast

Since 1958, French Toast has provided families with quality children's wear and school uniforms at great prices. Schools and school districts across the country also turn to French Toast for information and tools that can help them adopt their own school uniform and dress code policies.

French Toast Uniforms can be found at major retailers or at Parents can also request a catalog by mail by calling 1-800-FRENCHTOAST.

For school inquires about adopting a uniform program and to request our free Partnership for Education kit call 1-888-55 SCHOOL.

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    Jeff Siegel
    Monarch Communications
    [email protected]

SOURCE French Toast