FLIP Your Classroom makeover contest

Our annual Flip Your Classroom makeover contest provides students and (or) teachers with a refreshed space designed to foster collaboration, teamwork, and peer­ to-peer learning and communication.

We accept submissions from teachers showing their current classroom—and sharing with us what their dream learning environment might look like.

Questions regarding this contest may be directed to education@atmosphereci.com.

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Contest Dates

There are currently no open Flip Your Classroom contests.

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Past Winners

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AZ FLIP Your Classroom 2022 Winner and Reveal

Yolanda Serbeniuk, Anza Trail School, Wins Arizona’s Second FLIP Your Classroom Contest Phoenix, AZ – January 10, 2023 – In the spring of 2022, Atmosphere Commercial Interiors (Atmosphere) excitedly announced the return of the FLIP Your Classroom contest in Arizona to provide students and teachers in Phoenix and Tucson with a space that fosters collaboration,…


MN FLIP Your Classroom 2022 Winner!

Anne Beaton, Teacher at Armstrong High School in Plymouth, MN Wins FLIP Your Classroom Contest! Minneapolis, MN – October, 2022 Recently, Atmosphere Commercial Interiors (Atmosphere) hosted its annual FLIP Your Classroom contest to celebrate the hardworking members of school facilities by providing comfortable spaces outside of the classroom that are designed to encourage respite and connections…


AZ FLIP Your Classroom 2021 Winners and Reveal

Laura Morgan, New Way Academy, and Diana Rojo, Southgate Academy, Win Arizona’s First FLIP Your Classroom Contest Phoenix, AZ – January 25, 2022 – In the spring of 2021, Atmosphere Commercial Interiors (Atmosphere) hosted their first annual FLIP Your Classroom contest in Arizona to provide students and teachers in Phoenix and Tucson with a space that fosters…

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FLIP Your Classroom 2019 Winner and Reveal

Kari Sawyer, Academic Specialist at Global Academy in New Brighton, MN Wins Flip Your Classroom Contest MINNEAPOLIS, MN – January 13, 2020 – In early September 2019, Atmosphere Commercial Interiors (Atmosphere) hosted their second annual FLIP Your Classroom contest to provide local students and teachers with a space that fosters collaboration, teamwork, and peer-to-peer communication. The learning…

How to Enter + Form

Contest Terms & Conditions

  1. Atmosphere’s FLIP Your Classroom contest is open to public, private, charter and magnet schools serving students in grades K-12 in the region and nearby surrounding areas.
  2. Applicants submitting to this contest must have approval of building administration before submitting an entry.
  3. Atmosphere reserves the right to tour the winning space for 1 year. Tours will be scheduled at least 1 week ahead, and time will be agreed upon by both parties.
  4. Each space may submit only one entry.
  5. A panel of judges will consist of one judge from the region’s design community, one judge from the local educational community, one representative from Atmosphere and one representative from the sponsoring manufacturer. Decisions made by the selection committee will be final.
  6. One space will be chosen. The winning school will be given the opportunity to meet with the Atmosphere team to select final products and colors. If the original applicant is unable to meet, the Atmosphere team will make selections based upon our best knowledge of the space and school in which the furniture will reside.
  7. Winners of the grand prize consent to having their name, image, school name and location used in Atmosphere promotional materials in accordance with current State data protection legislation.
  8. Rights to all the contest entry materials, award and reveal videos and photos will become the property of Atmosphere. If students are shown in your submittal materials, please ensure that there is school/parental approval to share their image.
  9. Disposition or storage of existing furniture at the awarded school will be the responsibility of the school. Atmosphere’s disposition/storage services can be provided for a fee.
  10. Names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers or other personal information of contest entrants will not be shared with organizations outside Atmosphere.
  11. Schools that have previously won the Flip Your Classroom contest are not eligible to win again.

How to Enter

Submit entry form with:

A video showing your space, sharing your thoughts on what your dream space would be and how it might help you improve the value of the space.  Video must be less than 3 minutes long and horizontal orientation. Note: Be creative and shoot your video from your phone- no fancy editing required! 


10-15 photos of your space along with a written description on what your ideal space would be and how it might help you improve the value.