Giveaway and Contest Rules

CURRENT PROMOTIONS

Run for California

HOW TO ENTER

Entrants may enter the “Most Cal Spirited” or “Beary-est Family/Household” contests on Instagram by following the instructions below, or enter by sending an email with photo submissions to runforcalifornia5k@alumni.berkeley.edu.

Entering via Instagram:

Most Cal-Spirited Run
All submissions for “Most Cal-Spirited Run” must tag the Cal Alumni Association (@calalumniassociation), Cal Athletics (@calathletics), and Sports Basement (@sportsbasement), and include the hashtags #runforcalifornia5k and #calspirit in your post. Winners will receive a gift card from Sports Basement. Open to US residents ages 18 and over.

Beary-est Family/Household
All submissions for “Beary-est Family/Household” must tag the Cal Alumni Association (@calalumniassociation), Cal Athletics (@calathletics), and Weatherford BMW (@weatherfordbmw), and include the hashtags #runforcalifornia5k and #goldenbearfamilies in your post. Winner of the “Beary-est Family/Household” will receive a gift from Weatherford BMW and Visit Berkeley. Open to California residents ages 18 and over.

ALTERNATE METHOD OF ENTRY

Photos may be sent by email to runforcalifornia5k@alumni.berkeley.edu with the subject line “Most Cal-Spirited Run” OR “Beary-est Family/Household. Email photo submissions must be uploaded as .jpg or .png files.

PHOTOGRAPHY RELEASE

By submitting an entry to this contest, entrants certify that they own any photographs submitted and grant the Cal Alumni Association (CAA) the rights to reshare their images in its marketing and social media channels. Only photos personally taken by the entrant will be considered.

ENTRY DEADLINE

All submissions must be received by 5 p.m. PT on October 4, 2021 to be eligible to win.

WINNER SELECTION

Five winners will be selected for the “Most Cal-Spirited Run” from all eligible entries by October 7, 2021. One winner will be selected for the “Beary-est Family/Household” by October 7, 2021.The winning entries will be judged by Cal Alumni Association staff to be the best representative of the “Most Cal-Spirited Run” and “Beary-est Family/Household” theme.

PRIZE AND ESTIMATED VALUE

The prizes for this giveaway have been provided to CAA by our partners Weatherford BMW, Visit Berkeley, and Sports Basement. Learn more about our partnerships and how they directly support programs and services for alumni.

Estimated Prize Values

“Most Cal-Spirited Run”: Sports Basement, $100 (5 prizes available)

“Beary-est Family/Household”: Weatherford BMW and Visit Berkeley, $400 (1 prize available)

Are you #BerkeleyForLife?

Entrants may submit their photo through the Are you #BerkeleyForLife? entry form. Photos should be uploaded as .jpg or .png files. Alternately, photos may be sent by email to development@alumni.berkeley.edu with the subject line “Berkeley For Life.” Emailed photo submissions should be sent as .jpg or .png files.

By submitting an entry to this contest, entrants certify that they retain all rights and permissions to their photo submission. Only photos personally taken by the entrant will be considered.

ENTRY DEADLINE

Submissions must be received by 9 p.m. PST on September 24, 2021.

WINNER SELECTION

One winner will be selected from all eligible entries by September 30, 2021. The winning entry will be judged by Cal Alumni Association (CAA) staff to be the best representative of the “Berkeley for life” theme. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

PRIZE AND ESTIMATED VALUE

The contest prize is a Cal gear prize package. Estimated prize value: $250.


OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY.

RULES OF ENTRY

Open to US residents who are age 18 and over. CAA employees are not eligible.

WINNER SELECTION

Respective giveaway winner(s) will be selected from all eligible entries by the dates published above. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. CAA will contact winners to verify their eligibility.

If a potential winner is determined to be ineligible, or fails to respond within three business days of being contacted, CAA may select an alternate winner. Potential winners failing to comply with official rules will be disqualified. Winners’ names and likenesses will not be published without their prior consent.

CONTENT SUBMISSIONS

By submitting content, such as photographs, videos, or text, in conjunction with a contest entry, the entrant implicitly grants CAA the right to share this content for promotional purposes. The entrant warrants, by submitting content, that they have all necessary rights to do so. Inappropriate, offensive, or obscene content, or content that is owned by a third party, is prohibited. By submitting your entry, you acknowledge that you have read and agreed to the contest rules as outlined herein.

CONDITIONS

Participation in any CAA-sponsored giveaway constitutes the entrant’s permission for CAA to use the entrant’s first name in promotion-related announcements and activity.

SPONSORS

Giveaways are sponsored by the Cal Alumni Association (CAA), 1 Alumni House, Berkeley, CA 94720-7520.

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