Steve Pierce in the Top 3!

July 14, 2010


Looks like our own Steve Pierce is a  bit more famous.  No beach party is coming to Vancouver, but the Pierce family was SO close!

 Here’s the press release we got from The Weather Channel today:


The Weather Channel Announces Finalists
for Its ‘Ultimate Summer Beach Party’ Contest


Contestant from Vancouver, WA, crowned Contest’s Fan Favorite


ATLANTA – The Weather Channel® (TWC) announces three finalists for its “Ultimate Summer Beach Party” contest.  Contest finalists include Susan Adair of Kent, OH, Steven Caldwell of Terre Haute, IN, and Steve Waldner of Fargo, ND.  In addition to announcing the finalists, Steve Pierce of Vancouver, WA, was crowned as the contest’s fan favorite, where users voted on their favorite video submission.  Click here to watch his video.


A panel of judges from TWC viewed hundreds of video submissions and, based on uniqueness and creativity of the submissions, selected these finalists, one of which will be chosen as the grand prize winner to host TWC’s “Ultimate Summer Beach Party,” live July 25, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. ET. All of America can tune in as TWC transforms the winner’s home into a beach party destination complete with sand, water features, palm trees, barbecue and much more. Meteorologists Jen Carfagno and Adam Berg will provide on-air reports to capture all of the day’s excitement and get reactions from the winner along with family, friends and neighbors.

To be eligible, contestants submitted a short video describing why they deserve to host TWC’s “Ultimate Summer Beach Party.” From interesting stories to unique props, these finalists caught the attention of TWC judges. To view their videos as well as other submissions, visit


All finalists and fan favorite will each receive a TWC summer-themed prize pack valued at $250, which includes an HD flip camcorder.  Viewers can tune in Sunday, July 18, during “Weekend View” to find out who will be selected to host the biggest beach party on the block – no matter the location.