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Seneca Contest


TO ENTER: Complete the online survey between June 2 at 12:01 a.m. EST and June 15 at 11:59 p.m. EST and click ‘SUBMIT’. Entering the Contest is free. Seneca College will not be responsible for entries that are lost, late, delayed, incomplete or misdirected. Seneca College is not responsible for any change of email address, mailing address and/or telephone number of entrants. Entries are limited to one per person. Entries will become the sole property of Seneca College. By entering, entrants give consent to receiving future emails from Seneca College for informational purposes.

ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open only to entrants 17 years of age or over at the time of entry. Contestants must meet the definition of a First Generation student: They must be current Seneca College students who are the first in their family (not including a brother or sister) to attend a post-secondary institute such as a college, university, or apprenticeship program either in Canada or in another country. Employees of Seneca College and immediate family members (defined as parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they reside) are not eligible to enter the Contest. By entering, entrants agree to abide by these rules and all decisions of Seneca College, which are final in all matters relating to this Contest.

THE DRAW: Winners will be selected in a random drawing (date defined below). Among all eligible entries received by Seneca College, selected entrants will be contacted by email or telephone at the address/number set out on the survey. Selected entrants will be required to successfully answer a time-limited, unaided, mathematical-based skill testing question prior to prize being awarded. 

Date of Draw Prize ARV
(Approximate retail value)
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 iPad Mini (16GB)
iPad Mini (16GB)
$319.00 (CAD)
$319.00 (CAD)
PRIZES: Approximate retail value (ARV) and odds of winning 1(one) prize.
Total ARV of each prize is $319.00 (CAD). Chances of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. Prizes are non-transferable and must be accepted as awarded, without substitution. Seneca College reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize with another prize of equivalent or greater value if necessary for any reason.

The prizes can be claimed upon winners being notified of winning prize. Contest winners must pick up prizes in the Student Services area at the campus of his/her choice. Student ID must be shown.

All federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations apply. Awarding of prize is subject to verification of winner. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable or determination by Seneca College that the selected entrant is ineligible will result in disqualification. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to Seneca College to use winner's name and area of residence and/or likeness for purposes of advertising without further compensation unless prohibited by law. By accepting his/her prize, winner agrees to hold harmless Seneca College and its respective affiliates, governors, employees, advertising and promotion agencies and assigns against any and all claims and liability (including, but not limited to, liability for any property loss, damage, personal injury or death) arising out of use of prize. By participating in this Contest, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of Seneca College.

INTERNET: If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Seneca College which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this game, Seneca College reserves the right at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the electronic portion of the Contest and to award prize from among all eligible entries received prior to (or after, if applicable) action taken by Seneca College. Seneca College reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest (including, but not limited to, the use of automated computer programs or any non-human mechanism, entity, or device), the website, or any web page or ad related to the Contest; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules, or to be acting in an unfair or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the Contest will be ineligible to win.

WINNER’S NAME AND OFFICIAL RULES: Winner’s name will be available four (4) days after the closing of the Contest. To receive the winner’s name, along with a copy of the Contest official rules, please send your request in writing with a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Seneca College
c/o First Generation Services, Rm. D2011
Newnham Campus
1750 Finch Avenue East
Toronto, ON M2J 2X5.

All requests must be received no earlier than June 19, 2014 and no later than June 30, 2014.