St. Lawrence College – The Unforgettable “#ExperienceSLC” Contest



Contest begins Tuesday October 25th, 2016 (12:00:00 AM, EST) and ends Friday November 18th, 2016 (23:59:59 PM EST).



During the Contest period, you can register for the contest by taking photos, videos, and video streams using Facebook, Facebook live, Twitter, Periscope or Instagram. The streams, video, or photos should be of your favourite SLC experience as it happens, using the hashtag: #ExperienceSLC. Each post will count as one entry into a draw for the following prizing:

  1. Thursday October 27th -  3 winners (one per campus). Each winner will win a $50.00 gift card to Brown’s Dining Solutions

  2. Thursday November 3rd - 3 winners (one per campus). Each winner will win a $50.00 gift card to Brown’s Dining Solutions and a $25.00 gift card to Cineplex Entertainment

  3. Wednesday November 9th - 1 winner will receive a $150 gift card for Pizza Pizza to be used for a pizza party for up to five friends. 

  4. Wednesday November 16th - 1 winner will receive a $150 gift card for Pizza Pizza to be used for a pizza party for up to five friends plus five $20 gift cards ($100 total) for Cineplex Entertainment. 


The following prizes will be awarded in two categories:

(i) Solo Prizes:

  1. Thursday October 27th -  3 winners (one per campus). Each winner will win a $50.00 gift card to Brown’s Dining Solutions

  2. Thursday November 3rd - 3 winners (one per campus). Each winner will win a $50.00 gift card to Brown’s Dining Solutions and a $25.00 gift card to Cineplex Entertainment


(ii) Shared Prizes: 

  1. Wednesday November 9th - 1 winner will receive a $150 gift card for Pizza Pizza to be used for a pizza party for up to five friends. 

  2. Wednesday November 16th - 1 winner will receive a $150 gift card for Pizza Pizza to be used for a pizza party for up to five friends plus five $20 gift cards ($100 total) for Cineplex Entertainment. 


In addition to the two categories of prizing, campus wide events will be run at the Cornwall, Brockville and Kingston Campuses and will be open to all students. The event will be themed “Christmas comes early” and will feature refreshments as well as random giveaways. Please note these events will be open to the public and will run on the following dates:


Wednesday November 23rd

10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.

St. Lawrence College Cornwall Campus

Wednesday November 23rd

2:00p.m. – 4:00p.m.

St. Lawrence College Brockville Campus

Thursday November 24th

12:00p.m. – 2:00p.m.

St. Lawrence College Kingston Campus

Winner is not entitled to any monetary difference between the actual prize and the stated approximate prize value, if any. St. Lawrence College and/or their representatives reserve the right at any time and at their sole option to: (a) place reasonable restrictions on the availability or use of the prize or any aspect of the prize; or (b) substitute the prize or any aspect of the prize for any reason so long as a prize or aspect of the prize of comparable price is substituted.


A random selection to determine the winners of the solo experiences and shared experiences will be made at St. Lawrence College offices on the following dates:

“Solo Experiences”
Thursday, October 27th

Thursday, November 3rd

“Shared Experiences”

Wednesday, November 9th

Wednesday November 16th 

The winners will be chosen from among all eligible entries received during the Contest period. The odds of being selected will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest period.


Once the winners are drawn and verified as students, staff, or faculty of St. Lawrence College, the college will attempt to contact the entrant selected as eligible for the prize via direct message on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM ET for a period of 7 working days. If an eligible entrant cannot be contacted within that seven-day period, he/she is no longer eligible to win and another entrant will be drawn and the process of contacting the new entrant will be repeated. No communication will be entered into except with the selected entrant.



To enter and be eligible to win, a person must be a student, faculty, or staff member of St. Lawrence College, who is 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. The entrant must have a valid email address and a Twitter account, Facebook account, or Instagram account directly associated with that address. Persons in any of the following categories are NOT eligible to participate or win prizes in the Contest: 

  1. Any person who, at any time on or after October 1st, 2016, was or is a student of any academic institution other than St. Lawrence College

  2. An Alumni of St. Lawrence College

  3. Individuals and immediate family of any persons engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for the Contest

  4. A prize supplier

  5. Any person domiciled with any of the above. In these Official Rules, "immediate family" means parents, children, siblings and spouse.

By entering the Contest the entrant agrees to the Contest rules and to the use of their name and winning image without compensation for all publicity purposes related to the Contest including posting on St. Lawrence College’s Website.

Before being declared a winner, a selected entrant must: (I) be in full compliance with these rules; and (ii) answer a skill testing question before being declared a winner, and must sign and return St. Lawrence College’s Release and Indemnity Form within 5 days of it having been sent and the release will include a statement indicating that the winner waives all recourse against the Released Parties (defined below) and those associated with the Released Parties with respect to liability of any kind including in relation to having entered into the Contest and accepting and using the Prize. Potential prize winners who do not or fail to comply fully with the Contest rules will automatically forfeit their opportunity to win that prize and nothing else will be substituted or given to that potential winner and an alternate winner may be chosen in their place.

Please note, you will have to use the “#ExperienceSLC” hash tag in order to be eligible for the Contest.  Those who post, but do not use this hash tag will not be eligible for the Contest. Inversely those who use the “#ExperienceSLC” hash tag, but don’t include pictures, video or video streams will also be ineligible. Each post you make using the #ExperienceSLC hash tag will count as one entry for the prize draw. The more you post and tweet - using the hash tag– the more your odds increase of winning the draw. Please note, we reserve the right to edit or remove any pictures deemed inappropriate in any way by the College. All pictures submitted should be acceptable under the terms of the College’s Code of Conduct.  The St. Lawrence College code of conduct can be found here


Contest is being sponsored by St. Lawrence College. The decision of St Lawrence College and their representatives in respect of any matter related to this Contest (either before or following selection) is final and without appeal. Contest is subject to all applicable Federal, Provincial and Municipal laws.


This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook Live, or Periscope. You understand that you are providing your information to St. Lawrence College and not to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook Live or Periscope. The information you provide will only be used for notifying the winners of this contest.


All entries become the property of St. Lawrence College. Entries will be rejected if not fully completed. (i.e. Tweets that fail to include the “#ExperienceSLC “hash tag,” as well as “posts” that align with the rules of the contest. Persons tampering with or abusing the entry policy will be disqualified. St. Lawrence College, including representatives and those associated with them, are not responsible for any entry, a prize winning notification or the claim for prize, which fails to get entered, is lost, misdirected or which arrives late, as the case may be, whether or not due to the fault of St. Lawrence College or of any other person or thing and whether or not due to an interrupted or unavailable browser or network server or malfunction, congestion, incompatibility, misconnection or miscommunication, failed or lost computer transmissions, or if St. Lawrence College’s Email/Web site portal is compromised by virus, bugs, unauthorized human or unauthorized non-human intervention, or for any technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on line systems, servers access providers, computer equipment, software failures, or failure of any entry to be received due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or St. Lawrence College’s web site or other similar technical problems beyond the reasonable control of St. Lawrence College (collectively, the "technical problems"). St. Lawrence College reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify, amend or suspend the online portion of the Contest, in its sole discretion, if any of the foregoing technical problems prevents the fair or proper administration of the online portion of the Contest and if St. Lawrence College does so, in the sole discretion of, St. Lawrence College further reserves the right when terminating the online portion of the Contest to conduct the Contest that includes those valid online entries previously received during the Contest Period. St. Lawrence College will have no liability whatsoever if for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned due to technical problems, including due to computer virus, bugs, unauthorized tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes. St. Lawrence College reserves their right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these rules or otherwise in a disruptive manner. St. Lawrence College shall not be held responsible for any errors or negligence that may arise or occur in connection with the Contest including any damage to an entrant's computer equipment, system, software or any combination thereof, as a result of their participation in this Contest or from downloading any material from the Contest Website or elsewhere.


Prizes must be accepted as awarded, in the name of the winner(s) (who must be the person who submitted the entry), is not transferable, and no substitution will be made for the prize (and without limiting the foregoing, prizes may not be sold or traded). In the event of a dispute over the identity of the person who submitted the entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account through which the entry was made. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Potential winner may be requested to provide St. Lawrence College with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the potentially winning entry.

By submitting “posts,” through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Periscope, entrants consent to the collection, use and distribution of their personal information by St. Lawrence College for the purposes of running the Contest and as permitted by these rules (for example, pursuant to these rules, all entrants who accept a prize consent to the use of their personal information for publicity usages) including as permitted by any release signed. Personal information is defined as anything that identifies an entrant as an individual, such as home telephone number, age, home address, email address, gender. St. Lawrence College will not sell or transmit this information to third parties except for the purposes of administering the Contest. By entering the Contest, entrants agree to hold harmless and indemnify St. Lawrence College, their agency Brand Heroes Inc. and each of their respective parent companies, shareholders, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, directors, employees, governors, franchisees, and agents, (collectively, the "Released Parties") against any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described) with respect to or arising out of: (I) entrant's participation in the Contest, (ii) the receipt or use of the prizes awarded therein; and (iii) the administration of the Contest and distribution of the prizes awarded therein.

Entrants in the Contest acknowledge that Tim Horton’s, Pizza Pizza, Brown’s Dining Solutions or Cineplex Entertainment’s involvement in the Contest is as a prize supplier and have no responsibility or liability with respect to the administration of the Contest or the awarding of Prizes and all such responsibility and liability rests with St. Lawrence College.

TRADEMARK OWNER / LICENSEE: St. Lawrence College. 2016