Monday, October 7

Wanted: 6th Annual Ultimate Gift Guide 2013 Submissions Now Being Accepted

6th Annual Gotta Go
Ultimate Gift Guide 2013

The 6th annual “Gotta Go Ultimate Gift Guide” is quickly coming upon us, sharing holiday and Christmas gift ideas.

*Special Note*
As Indy Style's Personal Lifestyle Adviser, appearing regularly on the popular show, this year's winning selections will be featured by me on Indy Style television program on WISH TV 8 (CBS) December 10, 2013.

The chosen items will be given away to viewers. Entries must include two of each entry, one for judging purposes and one for presentation on television (if selected).

December 3  is this year's deadline for entries. The list of winners (with image and website) will be published online at during the week of December 10, 2013.

Entries will, once again, be selected by a three-judge panel.

Those submitting winning entries will be notified by the email address sent with the entry. A link to the online post and television segment will be sent by email.

Purchasing and contact information should be included with entry, along with bio of product and company. Images should be submitted via email. A hi-res image (or two) of each entry must be included via email with information.

All questions can be answered by or call her at 317-457-3221.


• General
(May be separated into subcategories as needed.)

• Wine/Spirits/Beer

• Stocking Stuffers

Rules and tips: 

• Entries must be EXACTLY as the consumer would purchase ~ size, package everything. Ex. gift packs, gift baskets, monthly club, size, etc.

• Submissions must include 2 (two) of each item: 1 (one) for judging and 1 (one) for presentation on television and giveaway (if selected).

• PR firms may submit for as many clients as they wish.

• Only three different items may be submitted per product company.

• Food items are allowed.

• Perishables are accepted, but please send to arrive the day before judging for best presentation.

• Children and pet items are being accepted this year.

• Information for purchasing must be included (website, retail locations, etc.).

• MSRP must be included.

• Include social media information (Twittter, Facebook) in email for inclusion on website.

• No pornographic, fundraiser, political, religious, sexual, illegal, or hate items will be accepted.

• Entries must be received by 6 p.m. Tuesday, December. 3, 2013.

• Ship entries to: “Gotta Go” 2960 S. Keystone Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46203
Attn.: Ultimate Gift Guide 2013-Elizabeth J. Musgrave.

• Send all questions to or

• Due to the quantity of items received annually, all items cannot be featured and will be chosen by judges.

• Items cannot be returned.

• No monies, by way of donation, fee or otherwise, will be required or accepted by any judge. This is not a media buy or advertising project. It is strictly editorial.

• All decisions by judges are final. Judging will be held Thursday, December 5, 2013.

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to a variety of gift ideas again this year.

Elizabeth J. Musgrave is a syndicated fine-living, travel columnist, freelance writer and photographer, and performing arts and restaurant critic for Gotta Go. Read Infused, her spirits, wine & beer lifestyle column, at and and catch her as Indy’s Personal Lifestyle Adviser on Indy Style, WISH8 (CBS). Gotta Go is published on,, and in print. Follow her on Twitter @GottaGo, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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