2020 M3 Challenge Social Media Contest – Win cool prizes!

2020 M3 Challenge Social Media Contest – Win cool prizes!

January 29, 2020

Round 2:

HOW TO ENTER

  • Register for MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge 2020 – you must be registered and submit a solution paper 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 8 at 11:59 pm ET by uploading it to YouTube and email the link to [email protected], subject line: Social Media Contest Submission 2020.
  • From March 12-22, 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 $120 VISA Gift Card.

ELIGIBILITY

  • In the video include your 2020 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 are accepted and are encouraged.
  • Some ideas of things to include in your video. (You can view past videos on the M3 Challenge Facebook page – under videos “2019 Video Contest – top 5”
    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. Obstacles or funny situations during your work time.
    6. Advice for future participants.
    7. Teamwork and team fun.

PRIZES

  • The team with the most votes for their videos receive one $120 VISA gift card. Celebratory team dinner, anyone?
  • The four remaining teams will win fun MathWorks, MATLAB, and M3 Challenge swag.

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

CONTEST DATES

  • February 28 – March 2: M3 Challenge weekend
  • March 8 11:59pm EST: Round 2 Challenge Weekend videos due
  • March 12-March 22: Online voting period for top five videos
  • March 23: Winner announced

Round 1:

About the Contest:
WIN A VISA GIFT CARD: Team building exercise prior to the Challenge: Send us a clip (TikTok anyone?), 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 7th 11:59 PM EST for your chance to win one of FIVE $50 VISA gift cards! Food fund for your Challenge time? 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.

HOW TO ENTER

  • Register for MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge 2020 – 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 M3 Challenge 2020 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.

ELIGIBILITY

Entrants must be high school juniors or seniors in the U.S. and registered for M3 Challenge 2020.

WINNER SELECTION

  • 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 11.
  • Decisions of the judges are final.

PRIZES

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

CONTEST DATES

  • January 29: Round 1 Contest Opens on Facebook
  • February 7 11:59pm EST: Round 1 Contest Ends
  • February 11: Top 5 Winners Announced (Round 1)
  • February 19: Round 2 Contest Announced
  • February 28 – March 2: M3 Challenge weekend
  • March 8 11:59pm EST: Round 2 Challenge Weekend videos due
  • March 12-March 22: Online voting period for top five videos

PUBLICITY

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

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

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