APEGA Student Newsletter 50th Edition
Contest Rules

Student newsletter 50th edition gift card giveaway contest

Contest Period

March 19, 2024, at 10 a.m. MDT to April 11, 2024, at 10 a.m. MDT

Description of Prizes

There will be a total of one (1) winner, from all users who open the March 19, 2024, APEGA student newsletter. The winner will receive one gift card valued at $50 from Amazon.

How to Enter

No purchase required. To enter the contest, readers must open APEGA’s student newsletter during the contest period. Readers must open APEGA’s student newsletter by 10 a.m. MDT on April 11, 2024.

Limit of one entry per person. If a user is suspected of using more than one email, or if a user is suspected of using robotic, automatic, programmed, or any other entry methods not authorized by these rules, it shall be deemed tampering and will void the individual’s entries.


Any subscribers who have signed up to receive APEGA’s student newsletter are eligible to enter the contest.

APEGA staff members are not eligible to participate.

Procedure for Awarding Prizes

APEGA will conduct a random draw from all eligible entries on April 11, 2024. There will be one (1) winner. The winner will be awarded one gift card valued at $50 from Amazon. 

The winner will be notified by April 12, 2024, at the email address with which they subscribe to APEGA’s student newsletter.

General Rules

  1. A mathematical skill-testing question must be answered to win the prize.
  2. The winner must claim the prize no later than April 18, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. MDT, or three business days after the date they are initially contacted, starting from the commencement of the first business day after they are contacted. If a winner cannot be reached within three business days, incorrectly answers the skill-testing question, does not claim the prize, or declines the prize, APEGA has the right to select another winner.
  3. The prize shall be accepted as-is and may not be exchanged or refunded for an amount of money, sold, or transferred. No substitutions are allowed. Any unused portion of a prize will be forfeited.
  4. If the prize cannot be awarded as described in these rules, APEGA reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable value.
  5. Refusal to accept the prize releases APEGA from any obligation towards the winner.
  6. If the identity of a winner is disputed, the authorized account holder of the email address will be deemed to be the winner. The individual assigned to the email address for the domain associated with the submitted email address is considered the authorized account holder. A winner may be required to provide proof they are the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the selected entry. 
  7. APEGA assumes no liability for any loss, damage, or injury, including: 
    1. loss, theft, or damage to software or computer or telephone data, including any breach of privacy
    2. fraudulent calls
    3. inability of any person to participate in the contest for any reason, including mistaken addresses on email; technical, computer, or telephone malfunctions or other problems with computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, or software; congestion on the internet or at any website; or any combination of the foregoing
    4. damage to any person’s computer, including as a result of playing or downloading any material relating to the contest
    5. any delay or inability to act resulting from an event or situation beyond APEGA’s control, including a strike, lockout, or other labour dispute at APEGA’s location or the locations of the organizations and businesses whose services are used to administer this contest
    6. prizes that are lost, damaged, or misdirected during shipping
  8. APEGA reserves the right to cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug, or other cause beyond its reasonable control corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, APEGA reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
  9. The personal information provided to participate in the event will be used for this event’s contest purposes and will not be shared for any other purpose without your express consent. By providing this information, you consent to it being used for the stated purposes. APEGA will not release, sell, or rent your personal information to any entities outside our organization. For more information, refer to APEGA’s privacy policy or contact our privacy officer at [email protected].
  10. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  11. APEGA reserves the right to amend the contest rules or to terminate the contest at any time without any liability to any contestant. Any amendments to the contest rules will be posted on this website.
  12. Winner consents to their first name and last initial being used to announce the winner of the contest.
  13. Winner releases APEGA from all liability for any damage or loss arising from participation in the contest or from the awarding, acceptance, or use of the prize.
  14. By entering, you agree to abide by the contest rules and the decisions of APEGA, which are final and binding on all contestants.