Monday, February 27, 2012

Contest: George Stroumboulopoulos at UBC Arts Last Lecture



George Stroumboulopoulos
will be speaking at the UBC Arts Last Lecture


CONTEST for 2 tickets to attend!


Make sure you can attend the event before entering!

Contest runs on Twitter.. from now to
Friday, March 09, 2012; 11:59pm.


Entry instructions below.
***You'll get: Two (2) tickets (for you & a guest) to the
Friday, March 16, 2012 (7:30pm) UBC Arts Last Lecture with George Stroumboulopoulos!


NOTE: Unfortunately the tickets will be for the lecture only, & will not include the reception - which is at capacity & sold-out.
However, this does mean that these tickets are open to all ages to win, as attendance to the reception requires 19+.




FULL CONTEST DETAILS:
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The UBC Arts Last Lecture is back! On Friday, March 16th at 7:30pm in the Old Auditorium come and enjoy a Last Lecture by one of Canada’s most popular media personalities.

This year the Arts Undergraduate Society of UBC Vancouver is excited to have George Stroumboulopoulos speak at the Arts Last Lecture 2012.

The Arts Last Lecture is an annual event in which a speaker is invited to deliver a "Last Lecture" to the graduating class in the Faculty of Arts.

This event allows graduating students the opportunity to attend a last lecture with their peers, as well as celebrate the end of their undergraduate studies. This event hopes to inspire and empower students with the hope that their education at UBC has prepared them to be agents of positive change in Vancouver, Canada and the world.

This event is also open to the general public, and we welcome you to UBC!

Tickets start at $10. Get your tickets here: http://bit.ly/UBC_ArtsLastLecture

What: UBC Arts Last Lecture with George Stroumboulopoulos

Where: Old Auditorium at UBC Vancouver (directions here: http://bit.ly/UBC_ArtsLastLecture_Directions

When: Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 7:30PM


Contest: We're giving away 2 free tickets!

1. Follow @ubcAUS (on Twitter)

2. RT the following:


I entered to win #UBCArtsStrombo Last Lecture tix featuring @Strombo via @ubcAUS (& @dolphinsdancer) http://bit.ly/UBC_Strombo RT to Enter!

~ and leave a comment on the UBC Arts Last Lecture comments page with an interesting question that you would like to ask @Strombo at the event.

Contest will run until March 9th (~approx. one week prior to the event) & closes at 11:59pm on Friday, March 9th, 2012.

Questions? Contact Andrew at: aus.lastlecture@gmail.com

(aus.lastlecture AT gmail DOT com)

{or myself via the @StromboShowChat Twitter
or email: StromboShowChat@gmail.com

(StromboShowChat AT gmail DOT com)}


3. NOTE: IF you do not use Twitter RT/Retweet..
(I.e. you've manually RT/Retweeted from somewhere else & possibly edited the post..) at minimum it *MUST* contain the following:

~The hastag:
#UBCArtsStrombo

~ The following twitter "handles": @Strombo; @ubcAUS; (& @dolphinsdancer)

~ And the contest link (URL exactly as shown): http://bit.ly/UBC_Strombo

Entries missing any of this information will either not be found/seen, and therefore not counted and/or disqualified from contest entry.

4. (Sorta..) I recommend you follow ME - @dolphinsdancer on Twitter as well.
~ This won't count as a contest entry (too hard to track those & tally for contest entry in a short time..& many of you are following already.

~ But, I will need to be able to DM/contact the winner in a timely manner.. And it could be fun..if you like music, hockey/Habs for sure! (and sometimes Canucks & Flames), Strombo (of course), motorcycles, health, wellness, fitness, Star Wars, etc.. I post on all that stuff.. and more on a somewhat random & regular basis.

(NO comments on this Strombo Show Chat blog entry, etc, are required, but I do appreciate it.. so you can still comment if you really want to.. ;)


And you may want to follow @Strombo, if you aren't already.

"The Fine Print":

~ Contest runs on Twitter from ~now to Friday, March 09, 2012; 11:59pm.

~ I will be randomly drawing the winner from the eligible entries over that weekend, after the contest close & in conjunction with the @ubcAUS staff.

~ Time required to figure that out will be based on # of entries!

~ Again, make sure you are following ME - @dolphinsdancer as I will notify the winner first via Twitter DM with instructions on who to contact at @ubcAUS to claim your tickets!

By entering the contest you confirm that you have read and understood the rules above.

You also can not enter under different multiple Twitter accounts (that you manage &/or control - for the purposes of gaining additional contest entries). Yep. We had to include that.
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Huge thanks go out to @Miss604 for her advice in the past on doing a contest like this one...& the previous Crazy8's Film Fest (now @Crazy8s2012) & others I've done.

Thanks to @Hummingbird604 for contest rules advice/direction & the like in the past.

Thanks to @TanyaShum & @ubcAUS... for hosting, organizing this event & bringing George to town.

And of course, thanks to George @Strombo himself (xoxo, darling!) for generally being awesome enough to come out & do wonderful events & talks like this one.

Best regards,
Yours in musical awesome-ness!
Michelle (Dolphin)
@dolphinsdancer
(About Me)
(Coordinator of  @StromboShowChat)

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Win Tickets to George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight Taping Sunday, April 10, 2011 in Vancouver



Contest for Tickets to:

Sunday, April 10, 2011 Taping of George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight


@Strombo - George Stroumboulopoulos (or G as I usually call him :) is bringing his awesome TV show back to @CBCVancouver again April 11 & 12th! AND.. April 10th was added as an extra show last minute. Psst.. I heard they might be.. wait for it..
AN HOUR!)




TheHourSet_CBCVancouverMay2010_MarkSeymour.jpg
The Hour Set from CBC Vancouver visit May 2010.
Photo credit: Mark Seymour.



So.. I've a down & dirty last minute contest for TODAY's taping.. make sure you can attend before entering!

Contest runs on Twitter.. from ~5:59am to 11:59am, Sunday, April 10, 2011. Entry instructions below.

***You'll get: Two (2) tickets (for you & a guest) to the Sunday, April 10, 2011 (3:15pm - 7:30pm) taping of George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight in Vancouver.
NOTE:
~ The audience arrival time is: 3:15 p.m.
~ Shows generally last until 6:30 p.m. PT, however due to production changes, the show may be extended until 7:30 p.m. PT.
~ The audience arrival location is: 700 Hamilton Street


You & your guest will be at the taping with myself - @dolphinsdancer (Michelle Marcicki), and a friend of mine will be joining us!


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FYI: I just talked to George last night (tonight/today/this morning?) in person @ the Crazy8s Afterparty @ Science World..
and he told me it's going to be musical guests only...
..he said "No sit-down interviews".

He wouldn't 100% confirm who's going to be there..(b/c he's like that ;), but I've heard rumors that it will be Hannah Georges & K-os.

Either way. You'll be at a taping.. AND it'll be awesome!

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To enter:

1. You must be able to attend the taping listed/details/described above.
I plan to be contacting the winner by ~1pm-ish (hopefully @ the latest..) so you need to be able to confirm/contact back & be able to attend the taping!


2. Post the following on Twitter (1 entry):

I entered to win tix to the @Strombo April 10 taping via @dolphinsdancer http://bit.ly/StromboSunday #StromboSunday

3. RT/Retweet any of my posts about the contest (1 entry):

IF you do not use Twitter RT/Retweet..
(I.e. you've manually RT/Retweeted & possibly edited the post..)
AT minimum it MUST contain the following:

~ The hashtag: #StromboSunday;
~ Mine & G's twitter "handles": @dolphinsdancer , @Strombo;
~ And the link to this page (URL exactly as shown): http://bit.ly/StromboSunday.

Entries missing that information will either not be found/seen, and therefore not counted and/or disqualified.


4. (Sorta..) You need to be following me ME - @dolphinsdancer on Twitter as well.

~ This won't count as a contest entry (too hard to track those & tally for contest entry in a short time..& many of you are following already ;)
~ But, I will need to be able to DM/contact you in a timely manner if you win..
~ And hell.. it'll be fun..if you like music, hockey/Habs for sure! (and sometimes Canucks & Flames), Strombo, motorcycles, health, wellness, fitness, Star Wars, etc.. I post on all that stuff.. and more on a somewhat random & regular basis.


(NO comments on this post entry, etc, are required, but we/I appreciate it.. so you can still comment if you really want to.. ;)

"The Fine Print":
~ Contest runs on Twitter on ~5:59am to 11:59am, Sunday, April 10, 2011.
~ I will be drawing the winner ASAP after the contest closes.
~ Time required to figure that out will be based on # of entries! :/
~ Again, make sure you are following ME - @dolphinsdancer as I will notify the winner first via DM! :).

By entering the contest you confirm that you have read and understood the audience regulations for George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight HERE as written up by the lovely folks @CBC.
I.e. Must be over the age of 19 to attend!



Huge thanks go out to @Miss604 for her advice on doing a big contest like this one & the previous Crazy8s one, of course George @Strombo himself (xoxo, babe!), and his producers/web staff, especially @GeorgeAudience/Jeff Perrin for his awesome-ness in getting me these tickets (& replying in a record time of ~3mins. Jeff kicks ass! :)

Best regards,
Yours in musical awesome-ness!

Michelle (Dolphin).
@dolphinsdancer
About Me.