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We want to welcome back undergrads with a proper #WUSAwelcome2022! From September 12 – 30, WUSA will be hosting our #WUSAwelcome2022 contest with over $6,000 worth of prizes and 100 opportunities to win! Check out the long rules below or click here to learn more:

Daily This or That Draws:

IG Post goes live 1:00 PM EST – 2:00 PM EST each of the following days and stays up for 24 hours – Monday, September 12; Tuesday, September 13; Wednesday, September 14; Thursday, September 15. 

Month Long Grand Prize Contest Draw:

Monday, September 12, 10:00 AM EST – Friday, September 30, 10:00 AM 

 HOW TO ENTER 

No purchase required. 

Daily This or That Polls Draws [Sept 12-15] (IG Stories): 

(1) Visit the @yourWUSA IG stories Sept 12, 13, 14, & 15 between 1:00 PM EST – 2:00 PM EST 

(2) Follow the specified instruction (follow or download) sponsor of the day as listed on the stories: 

  • Monday, Sept 12: Waterloo Taxi 
  • Tuesday, Sept 13: hustl+flow 
  • Wednesday, Sept 14: Nuff Love Apparel 
  • Thursday, Sept 15: Dominos 

(3) Participate in the three @yourWUSA IG This or That polls of the day: 

  • Monday, Sept 12: Getting Excited Edition 
  • Tuesday, Sept 13: Hyped Up Edition 
  • Wednesday, Sept 14: Carnival Edition 
  • Thursday, Sept 15: Pizza Party Edition 

Only one entry is permitted per person per day (i.e. total of 5 entries total over the course of the week). If entrants attempt or are suspected of attempting to enter using robotic, automatic, programmed or any entry methods not authorized by these rules, it shall be deemed as tampering and will void said entries. Hate or hurtful speech, bullying, and/or harassment will result in a ban from the contest and potentially future contests held by the @yourWUSA, or any affiliated WUSA, social accounts.  

 

Grand Prize [Sept 12-30] (IG Grid): 

(1) Follow the @yourWUSA Instagram account.  

(2) Attend one, a few, or all of the below events and take photos! 

  • Welcome Week (you must pick 1 event from the week) 
  • Student Life Tours 
  • Satellite Campus Breakfasts 
    • Warriors Breakfast – Stratford 
    • Warriors Breakfast – Kitchener 
    • Warriors Breakfast – Cambridge 
  • Bike Auction  
  • WUSA Thrift Event 
  • Welcome Back BBQ 
  • Advocacy Booths 
  • Campus Life Fair 
  • Clubs & Societies Days  

Click here to find dates, times, and locations for the above: https://wusa.ca/events/ 

(3) Post your photograph(s) to your IG Grid using the hashtag #WUSAwelcome2022. 

(4) Ensure your account is set to public. This is so we can see your entries – if your account is private, your photograph (even with the hashtag) will not pop up in the #WUSAwelcome2022 section of IG and we thus cannot put your name in the contest.    

Only one entry is permitted per person per event (i.e. you can enter this contest a maximum of nine (9) times if you attend all nine of the events). If entrants attempt or are suspected of attempting to enter using robotic, automatic, programmed or any entry methods not authorized by these rules, it shall be deemed as tampering and will void said entries. Hate or hurtful speech, bullying, and/or harassment will result in a ban from the contest and potentially future contests held by the @yourWUSA, or any affiliated WUSA, social accounts. 

ELIGIBILITY 

The contest is open to all WUSA members (I.e. current University of Waterloo undergraduates). 

PROCEDURE FOR AWARDING PRIZE 

Daily This or That Polls Draws [Sept 12-15] (IG Stories): 

  • On Friday, September 16, a random draw will be conducted by the WUSA Communications Team from among all eligible entries.  
  • Winners will be notified that their name was selected through the direct messaging functionality on Instagram no later than Friday, September 23. 
  • A WUSA team member will ask for your name, program, year of study, UWaterloo email address, and to correctly answer the mandatory mathematical skill-testing question.  
  • Once the questions are answered and the entrant is confirmed to be a current undergrad, they/she/he shall be declared the winner, subject to meeting all the conditions described in these rules.  
  • If the winner cannot be reached within 3 business days following the first attempt of contact, incorrectly answers the mathematical skill-testing question, or declines the prize, the prize shall be forfeited and WUSA has the right, at its sole discretion, to select another winner by following the procedure as outlined above.  

Grand Prize [Sept 12-30] (IG Grid): 

  • On Friday, September 30, a random draw will be conducted by the WUSA Communications Team from among all eligible entries.  
  • The winner will be notified that their name was selected through the direct messaging functionality on Instagram no later than Friday, October 7. 
  • A WUSA team member will ask for your name, program, year of study, UWaterloo email address, and to correctly answer the mandatory mathematical skill-testing question.  
  • Once the questions are answered and the entrant is confirmed to be a current undergrad, they/she/he shall be declared the winner, subject to meeting all the conditions described in these rules.  
  • If the winner cannot be reached within 5 business days following the first attempt of contact, incorrectly answers the mathematical skill-testing question, or declines the prize, the prize shall be forfeited and WUSA has the right, at its sole discretion, to select another winner by following the procedure as outlined above. 

DESCRIPTION OF PRIZE(S) 

Total contest retail value: $6,800 (including tax) 

Over the Contest Period, there will be 100 contest winners. 

Daily This or That Polls Draws [Sept 12-15] (IG Stories): Total retail value – $3,125 (including tax) 

  • Monday: Getting Excited – Waterloo Taxi 
    • Chance to win 1 of 15 $25 gift cards 
  • Tuesday: Hyped Up – hustl+flow 
    • Chance to win 1 of 3 $250 gift cards 
  • Wednesday: Carnival – Nuff Love Apparel 
    • Chance to win 1 of 2 $250 gift cards 
  • Thursday: Pizza – Dominos 
    • Chance to win 1 of 79 large pizzas coupons (valued at average $20) 

Over the This or That Contest Period, there will be 99 contest winners.  

This or That prize pick-up will occur Monday, Wednesdays, & Thursdays in the SLC as of Monday, September 26. Prizes will not be shipped or mailed out and must be picked up in person. Prizes must be picked up no later than Thursday, December 22. Prizes not picked up by then will be returned to the Sponsor who reserves the right to keep or provide WUSA direction on how they would like the prize to used in future promotions. 

 

Grand Prize [Sept 12-30] (IG Grid): Total retail value – $3,675 (including tax)  

Trip for Two – Maximum retail value of $2,500 (including tax)* 

  • Flight for 2 in Canada* 
  • Hotel Accommodations  
  • $500 Spending money* 
  • Flights and hotel package expires: April 30, 2023 (end of school year)* 

$675 prizes from This or That Sponsors 

  • Three (3) $25 gift cards from Waterloo Taxis 
  • One (1) $250 gift card from Nuff Love Apparel  
  • One (1) $250 gift card from hustl+flow 
  • Five (5) large pizzas from Domino 

Over the Grand Prize Contest Period, there will be 1 (one) contest winners. 

Grand prize distribution will be facilitated by WUSA Director & Development of Operations. More details will be discussed with Grand Prize winner. 

GENERAL 

  • 5.1 Entries must be submitted via the official contest platform [Instagram]. Entries sent in other ways will not be accepted.  
  • 5.2. To be declared a winner, the selected contestant must first correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question  
  • 5.3. The photographer(s) must be the author(s) of the pictures submitted in his/her/their name. 
  • 5.4. Photographs must be of listed WUSA events. Any other events, under no circumstance, will awarded as the contest winner. 
  • 5.5 This Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, any social media platform including, but not limited to Instagram.  
  • 5.6 This Contest is sponsored by Waterloo Taxi, hustl+flo, Nuff Love Apparel, & Dominos Pizza. 
  • 5.7. The prize shall be accepted as is and may not be exchanged or refunded for an amount of money, sold or transferred. No substitutions will be allowed. Any unused portion of a prize will be forfeited. 
  • 5.8. Refusal to accept the prize releases the Contest Parties from any obligation toward the winner. 
  • 5.9 Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. All entries that are incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, have been submitted through illicit means, using any robotic, automatic programmed method that artificially increases the odds of winning or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of the rules may be disqualified.  
  • 5.10 Hate speech, bullying, and/or harassment of any kind will not be tolerated and will result in disqualification from the contest and potentially all other contests associated with the @yourWUSA social accounts.  
  • 5.11. If a contestant makes any false statement, (s)he will be automatically disqualified from the Contest. 
  • 5.12. All personal information, such as name and contact information, is collected by WUSA solely for the purposes of administering this Contest and shall not be used for any other purpose without your express consent. By providing this information, you consent to it being used for the stated purposes.  
  • 5.13. WUSA reserves the right to cancel or suspend this Contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond their reasonable control corrupt the security or proper administration of the Contest. 
  • 5.14. WUSA reserves the right to amend the Contest rules or to terminate the Contest at any time without any liability to any contestant. Any amendments to these Contest rules will be posted on the Website. 
  • 5.15. Contest winners must be WUSA members (I.e. current University of Waterloo undergraduate students) 
  • 5.16. By entering, you agree to abide by the Contest rules

     

 

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