Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Big Save Contest

Comments 43 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada returns February 12, 2011 as the hockey nation sets up in Whitehorse. The Vancouver Giants and Kamloops Blazers will face-off live while the CBC hosts an all-Canadian NHL triple header.

Scotiabank The Big SaveIn order to engage families, teams, players, and fans from coast to coast, Scotiabank is also presenting the Big Save Contest where they will send one financially-conscious community hockey team to Whitehorse to enjoy Hockey Day festivities.

Teams (ages 7-16) can enter online by stating how much they team would like to save, and what they are saving for. This can be anything from equipment to ice time. The winning team will be chosen to fly to Whitehorse for Canada’s ultimate hockey celebration February 12, 2011.

The deadline to enter is November 30th so if you know of a local team that has been saving up and fundraising, encourage them to enter today. Savings tips are also available for online reference.

To promote the Big Save, Scotiabank has offered up five prize packs to my readers.

ScotiaHockey Prize Pack

These Scotia Hockey Club family gift packages (above) include jerseys, hats, pucks and more. If you would like to win one of these five prize packs, here’s how to enter:

  • Leave a comment on this post about one of your biggest “saves” leading up to a purchase (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
  • RT to enter to win a family prize pack from @ScotiaHockey & @Miss604

    I will draw five winners at random from all entries next Friday, November 19th. For more information about Scotiabank’s hockey and community initiatives you can follow them on Twitter or Facebook.

    Update The winners are Gingerymommy, Vincent Chan, Stewart Rogers, @dolphin3303, @MitchellGibb

    Current Contests on Miss604
    *All contests are open to residents of Canada only, unless otherwise stated. Contest timelines are published on each individual post along with entry methods. Some contests may only be open to those 19 years of age and older. Winners are announced on the contest blog posts. Contest policy »

    43 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

    1. bekkiFriday, November 12th, 2010 — 10:28am PDT

      Save money by not going to Tim Horton’s as much.

    2. KatieFriday, November 12th, 2010 — 12:57pm PDT

      I always pack a lunch. It is healthier and saves me money

    3. EdFriday, November 12th, 2010 — 3:30pm PDT

      I limit how often I eat out. Saves a bundle.

    4. Teresa KFriday, November 12th, 2010 — 9:04pm PDT

      I saved money to buy my car.

    5. JeanieFriday, November 12th, 2010 — 9:06pm PDT

      I bike to work instead of taking the bus. I save up the amount I would have used on the bus to buy biking gear.

    6. GingermommySaturday, November 13th, 2010 — 5:04am PDT

      Our large van costs so much money to drive…so we bought a small car for errands and such that we have saved money in gas. The car has paid for itself and then some. Now we have extra money for family stuff because we are not pouring it into our gas sucking van lol

    7. anneSaturday, November 13th, 2010 — 8:16am PDT

      i saved up $20 a week until i could afford a new mac book ๐Ÿ™‚

    8. JoshSaturday, November 13th, 2010 — 9:05am PDT

      I quit the unnecessary spending such as fast food, Tim Hortons, alcohol, etc. when there is something I’d like to purchase such as my quad!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    9. Lawrence LuaSaturday, November 13th, 2010 — 7:22pm PDT

      I cut down on soda leading up to the holidays.

    10. AndrewSaturday, November 13th, 2010 — 7:24pm PDT

      Always take the bus. ๐Ÿ™‚ My UPass saves so much money!

    11. KarenSaturday, November 13th, 2010 — 7:39pm PDT

      I cut down on buying snacks and going out so I can pay for a trip!

    12. annaSaturday, November 13th, 2010 — 7:57pm PDT

      I am cooking alot more at home – much cheaper and healthier (still working on the “it tastes as good as when we go out”, but I’m not there yet…)

    13. JoSaturday, November 13th, 2010 — 8:00pm PDT

      avoid going out to eat!

    14. Tim L. WalkerSaturday, November 13th, 2010 — 8:47pm PDT

      Saved up to put a down payment on a house (mortgage with Scotiabank)! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    15. JanetSaturday, November 13th, 2010 — 9:04pm PDT

      I’ve stopped buying my morning coffee so I can save up to buy a new car!

    16. IanSaturday, November 13th, 2010 — 9:47pm PDT

      I WANT ONE PLEASE and the biggest save is going down to the states to buy our car.

    17. GraceSaturday, November 13th, 2010 — 9:48pm PDT

      Biggest save is only shopping at costco now for bulk food!

    18. StevenSaturday, November 13th, 2010 — 9:48pm PDT

      I saved when I bought a used car!

    19. brianne sheppardSaturday, November 13th, 2010 — 10:15pm PDT

      I’ve been saving for the past 14 months to take my 4 year old son to Disney World! He is a Spiderman fanatic! I have about 4 more months before I can surprise him!

    20. jenSaturday, November 13th, 2010 — 10:35pm PDT

      Not buying lunch to save for a camera I’ve wanted forever.

    21. annaSaturday, November 13th, 2010 — 10:41pm PDT

      I’m saving money for school!

    22. Richard WSunday, November 14th, 2010 — 1:26pm PDT

      I save money by making coffee at home ๐Ÿ™‚

    23. lizSunday, November 14th, 2010 — 4:29pm PDT

      My biggest saves this year has been making my own coffee at home and buying a good travel mug and taking coffee to go!

    24. Kimberly BSunday, November 14th, 2010 — 5:01pm PDT

      My biggest save this year was buying a Keuig and not stopping at Timmie’s or Starbucks on the way to work. ๐Ÿ™‚

    25. DeniseSunday, November 14th, 2010 — 6:48pm PDT

      I save money by packing my lunch…

    26. KENSunday, November 14th, 2010 — 7:29pm PDT

      Biggest Save? No sweets for half a year.

    27. AlvSunday, November 14th, 2010 — 9:25pm PDT

      Found out about Groupon.

    28. JeremyMonday, November 15th, 2010 — 2:34pm PDT

      Joined all the new local group buying groups!

    29. JenMonday, November 15th, 2010 — 2:35pm PDT

      I am always on the lookout for coupons ๐Ÿ™‚

    30. Michael KwanMonday, November 15th, 2010 — 5:26pm PDT

      I subscribed to the SmartCanucks RSS feed. ๐Ÿ™‚ More than a few daily deals in there.

    31. phyllisTuesday, November 16th, 2010 — 2:37pm PDT

      Packed lunch and cooked bigger dinners that I could portion into more meals.

    32. Julie NichollsTuesday, November 16th, 2010 — 2:40pm PDT

      I stopped buying a coffee everyday.

    33. GillianWednesday, November 17th, 2010 — 10:29am PDT

      Our biggest ‘save’ would have to be the downpayment for our condo, was hard work but well worth it as I love my home.

    34. Stewart RogersThursday, November 18th, 2010 — 10:43am PDT is my travel-save. Saved hundreds in hotels, cars and airfares.

    35. LowellThursday, November 18th, 2010 — 11:04am PDT

      This is a fantastic giveaway you’re offering! Follow as @TwitteTwitter on Twitter!

    36. ConnieThursday, November 18th, 2010 — 11:06am PDT

      I’m lovin your giveaway! ๐Ÿ™‚ Following on Twitter, ‘ConVo_Info’, and ‘like’ you on facebook, ‘Constance Vann’

    37. Vincent ChenThursday, November 18th, 2010 — 11:30am PDT

      I SAVE USING MY SPC CARD and of course the monthly coupons that is brought to my door! XD SPC card is awesome! saving everywhere! Especially New York Fries!

    38. IrisFriday, November 19th, 2010 — 10:42am PDT

      My biggest save was making home cooked meals, clipping coupons and not eating out so we could save up to take a family holiday to visit relatives in England.

    39. KristinaFriday, November 19th, 2010 — 10:46am PDT

      I always bring lunch to save money! (not today though..)

    40. DianaFriday, November 19th, 2010 — 10:49am PDT

      I saved a bundle by brewing my coffee and tea in a travel mug in the morning instead of going to Starbucks/Blenz. Had to get up earlier but it was also environmentally friendly! Still do an afternoon treat once in a while but it’s not daily. Saving for a trip to New York next spring.

    41. quentinFriday, November 19th, 2010 — 12:42pm PDT

      I use hypermileage driving practices to keep my fuel consumption at its optimum.

    42. brianne sheppardSaturday, November 20th, 2010 — 3:55pm PDT

      who won?

    43. KelleyWednesday, November 24th, 2010 — 9:35am PDT

      Two kids in hockey . . . biggest save is buying equipment that is one size too big . . .

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