Contest Deadline Update!

Due to some customer requests, we are moving the pointe shoe decorating deadline to Saturday, October 20 (the same day the essays are due).
Voting will begin as soon as ANY decorated pointe shoes are turned in…so get yours here ASAP for your best chance to win!


Decorate A Pointe Shoe- Win Stuff From Gaynor Minden!

Don’t forget to enter our Gaynor Minden Pointe Shoe Decorating Contest!

Just decorate one of your old pointe shoes (or get an old one from us if you don’t have one of your own) and bring it to the store before 4:00 pm (closing time) on Saturday, September 29  Saturday, October 20 to enter.

The owner of the shoe that gets the most votes will win a Star Reward Package from Gaynor Minden.  The Package includes:

  • 2 pair Gaynor Minden Pointe Shoes
  • 2 pair Gaynor Minden Tights
  • 1 Gaynor Minden Leotard

Essay Topics for Gaynor Minden Star Rewards Contest!

Sorry folks, we missed our own deadline to post these topics (darn that stupid hurricane) but here they are:

1. Tell us about your relationship with your pointe shoes.

2. Tell us about your first pair of pointe shoes OR your anticipation about getting your first pair of pointe shoes.

3. What does going on pointe mean to you?

Directions for the essay contest:

  • Pick one topic and write a 300-500 word essay about it.
  • Deadline for turning in essays is before 4 pm (closing time) on October 20.
  • Winner will be announced on Halloween, October 31.