2019 M3 Challenge Social Media Contest – Win cool prizes!

2019 M3 Challenge Social Media Contest – Win cool prizes!

WIN A VISA GIFT CARD: Send us a clip, picture, or meme of your MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge team.

January 30, 2019

Round 1:

About the Contest:
WIN A VISA GIFT CARD: Send us a clip, picture, or meme of your MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge team. Submit your clip, picture, or meme in the comment section of this Facebook post by February 8th 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 organized by MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge (“Organizer”). 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 Organizer and its agents, are final in all respects.


  • Register for MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge 2019 – you must be registered to be considered for a prize, and registration is free. 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 M3 Challenge 2019 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 eligible to win.
  • 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.


Entrants must be high school juniors or seniors in the U.S. and registered for M3 Challenge 2019.


  • The Organizer 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 12.
  • Decisions of the judges are final.


  • The top 5 teams will each receive one $50 VISA gift card.


  • January 30: Round 1 Contest Opens on Facebook
  • February 8 11:59pm EST: Round 1 Contest Ends
  • February 12: Top 5 Winners Announced (Round 1)
  • February 20: Round 2 Contest Announced (Stay tuned for more information about Round 2)
  • March 1-4: M3 Challenge weekend
  • March 9 11:59pm EST: Round 2 Challenge Weekend videos due
  • March 12-March 24: Online voting period for top five videos


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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