Awesome Background Contest

Win a Nikon 1 J3, GoPro Hero3, or a lifetime subscription to JimdoBusiness.

Enter the Awesome Background Competition today!

How to win

Entering the contest is easy. Sign up for a free Jimdo website, then use the new Custom Background feature, by adding photos or a video to your website background to create a beautiful website. 


  1. Sign up for a free Jimdo website
  2. Customize it by adding a background photo or video
  3. Submit your site below to win


Awesome prizes

Nikon 1 - First Prize

First Prize: Nikon 1 J3 camera

Elegant and powerful at the same time. Capture beautiful moments and high speed action. The winner of the first prize will be selected by a Jimdo judging panel comprising members of our Design, Development, and International Teams.

GoPro Hero3 - Second Prize

Second Prize: GoPro Hero3

A camera to use on exciting adventures; the GoPro will film your unique point of view wherever you are. The winner of the second prize will be selected by Jim Martin, Features Editor of PC Advisor magazine.

Lifetime JimdoBusiness Package

Third Prize: Lifetime subscription of JimdoBusiness

All of Jimdo's best features for the rest of your life. This prize will be judged and voted by our Facebook community. You can rally your friends and family together to vote for your website if you're selected as a finalist. 

Awesome examples

Submissions closed

Read about the competition winners in our blog. 

Terms of entry

  • JimdoFree is free now, free forever - there are no costs for entering this competition.
  • The competition begins on June 20th and ends July 31st, 2013. Any Jimdo website can be submitted at any time during this period.
  • The design must make use of our new Custom Background Slideshow or Video feature to be eligible for prizes.
  • Submissions must comply with the Jimdo Terms of Use.
  • The entrant must complete the submission form and agree to these Terms of Entry.
  • The participants must to own all rights for the submitted material, including unlimited rights over images, videos, and soundtracks.
  • Participants must confirm that no copyrights are violated.
  • Participants must be at least 18 years old.
  • Employees of Jimdo and their relatives may not participate in the competition.
  • Jimdo reserves the right to choose the winners according to what we and any external judges deem the best entrants. This decision is final and cannot be disputed.
  • Full prize details listed here.
  • Websites submitted after the submission date of July 31, 2013 will not be considered.
  • Finalists will be announced on August 2nd, 2013. 
  • Facebook voting for the community prize will begin when finalists are announced, and will close on August 15, 2013
  • Winners will be announced on August 16, 2013.
  • Winners will be contacted by email.