2018 M3 Challenge Social Media Contest – Win cool prizes!

2018 M3 Challenge Social Media Contest – Win cool prizes!

WIN A VISA GIFT CARD: Submit a 2-3 minute video documenting your team’s M3 Challenge experience. 

January 30, 2018

Round 2:

HOW TO ENTER

  • Register for the 2018 MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge – you must be registered to be considered for a prize. Register here.
  • Create a 2-3 minute video documenting your M3 Challenge experience. Consider light editing so you can include all the best parts!
  • Submit your video by March 9 at 11:59 pm ET by uploading it to YouTube and email the link to m3challenge@siam.org, subject line: Social Media Contest Submission.
  • From March 15-22, the top five videos will be posted to the M3 Challenge Facebook page and voting will be open to the public to choose their favorite! The team with the most "LIKED" video will receive a $100 VISA gift card to share.

ELIGIBILITY

  • In the video include your 2018 M3 Challenge team #.
  • ALL teams are eligible to submit a contest video as long as they submit a solution paper; even if you are not finished with a paper within your work time period, partial submissions will be accepted and are encouraged.
  • Some ideas of things to include in your video.
    1. How you prepared and practiced for Challenge Weekend.
    2. Resources you used to prepare or during Challenge Weekend.
    3. How you divided up the work and approached solving the problem.
    4. What you would have done differently.
    5. Advice for future participants.

PRIZES

  • The team with the most votes for their video will receive a $100 VISA gift card to share. Celebratory team dinner, anyone?

  • The four remaining teams will win fun MathWorks and MATLAB swag.

By participating, each entrant grants MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge permission to use his/her name, likeness, comments and videos for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

CONTEST DATES

  • March 2-5: M3 Challenge Weekend
  • March 9 11:59pm EST: Round 2 Challenge Weekend videos due
  • March 15-March 22: Online voting period for top five videos
  • March 23: Winner announced

Round 1:

About the Contest:
WIN A VISA GIFT CARD: Send us a clip, picture, or meme of your 2018 MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge team. Submit your clip, picture, or meme in the comment section of this Facebook post by February 9th 11:59 PM EST for your chance to win one of FIVE $50 VISA gift cards! Then, record your Challenge Weekend experience and send to us for a chance to win more cool prizes.  

The “Social Media Contest” is sponsored MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge (“Sponsor”). This contest is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules and Guidelines”). By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the contest, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects.

HOW TO ENTER

  • Register for the 2018 MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge – you must be registered to be considered for a prize. Register here.
  • Create a clip, take a picture, or share a meme about your M3 Challenge team or how you plan to prep for Challenge Weekend.
  • Include your 2018 M3 Challenge team # in the Facebook comment when you post your clip, picture, or meme.
  • Clips should be a maximum of 30 seconds, clips longer than 30 seconds will not be accepted.
  • Post your submission in the comment section of the contest Facebook post.
  • Each registered team can only enter one submission.

MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge acknowledges that this promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

ELIGIBILITY

Entrants must be high school juniors or seniors in the U.S. and registered for the 2018 M3 Challenge.

WINNER SELECTION

  • The Sponsor will choose the top five submissions as winners based on creativity, originality and use of M3 Challenge resources.
  • Winners of the five $50 VISA gift cards will be announced February 14.
  • Decisions of the judges are final.

PRIZES

  • The top 5 teams receive a $50 VISA gift card.

CONTEST DATES

  • January 30 12:00pm EST: Round 1 Contest Opens on Facebook
  • February 9 11:59pm EST: Round 1 Contest Ends
  • February 14: Top 5 Winners Announced
  • February 26: Round 2 Contest Announced
  • March 2-5: M3 Challenge Weekend
  • March 9 11:59pm EST: Round 2 Challenge Weekend videos due
  • March 15-March 22: Online voting period for top five videos
  • March 23: Winner announced

PUBLICITY

By participating, each entrant grants MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge permission to use his/her name, likeness, comments and videos for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

Please contact m3challenge@siam.org with any questions.

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