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OFF GRID HOUSES ON THE MOVE DESIGN CONTEST

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Contest is now open for submissions:

 Sponsors:

Lloyd Kahn and www.shelterpub.com will supply books as prizes

 

Get the book here: https://www.shelterpub.com/building/tiny-homes-on-the-move

 

 Alex at www.tinyhousetalk.com is sponsoring prizes and reporting the designs on his website

 

 

 

  

Windynation.com will be providing a solar panel as a grand prize 

 

 

Rules:

 

1- Houses must be mobile/portable on a trailer, skids, wheels of some type or flat packed for portability or tow-able. Van conversions, cargo trailers, house boats and Vardo's are welcome. Think outside the box and be creative.

2- Houses must be =/under 200 square feet but slide outs, pop ups and lofts are OK and so are side by side trailers. If it is on a trailer it must meet legal road limits.

3- Houses must be designed for off grid living and include some kind of bathroom, and show off grid systems.

4- Plans must include floor plan, top, and all side views, dimensions and basic construction details and off grid systems details. Actual builds welcome but must include all views and pictures of layouts. Do NOT include people in your pictures. Pics should be 700 pix by 700 pix maximum.

5- Professional designers may submit designs but will not be eligible for prizes. Please include your professional credentials and website link in your design info and you will get some free publicity. 

6- Grand Prize is only available to submissions from lower 48 US states. Sorry it about shipping costs.

7- You agree to allow www.simplesolarhomesteading.com rights to reprint your submission and will be included in a contest submission ebook and may be used in other promotional materials. Not all submissions will be accepted and submissions will not be returned. Designs must be your own work and original. Don't submit designs from other people. One submission per person.

 8- Contest void where prohibited

   


NOTE: Prefer pics of drafted models and you can use Sketchup or any drafting program. Download Sketchup free here:  

https://www.filehorse.com/download-sketchup-make-32/9157/

 

PRIZES:

 

Grand Prize: 100 watt 12 volt solar panel with controller from Windynation

 

 

See panel specifications or buy one here: www.windynation.com 

 

Shelterpub.com will sponsor books as prizes for the top 3 winners

Tinyhousetalk.com will sponsor various prizes for the contest.

Simplesolarhomesteading.com will sponsor Ultimate Off Grid Ebooks for top 3 winners and all accepted submissions will receive a free copy of the contest results ebook with all designs submitted.

 More prizes to be announced.

 

How to Submit Your Designs:

Send your submissions to lamar5292@ yahoo.com

Include your name, all view pictures (700 pix by 700 pix max) and a brief description of the structure and off grid systems.  You will be contacted if submission is accepted. Submissions will not be returned.

 

 

VIEW CONTEST SUBMISSIONS HERE: 2020 OFF GRID HOUSES ON THE MOVE CONTEST

 


For previous contest submission ideas see here:  Previous Contest

PLEASE SHARE THIS CONTEST PAGE LINK ON YOUR SOCIAL NETWORKS SO YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY CAN VISIT AND SEE YOUR DESIGNS:

https://www.simplesolarhomesteading.com/housesthatmovecontest.htm

 

 

 

 

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