Archive for the category "contests"

Donate to Win Tickets to the Opening Ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Paralympics

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Robert Scales of VancouverAccess2010.com recently approached me to see if I could help run a contest to give away his tickets to the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony. Wanting to do more than simply hold a draw, Robert had the fantastic idea to also raise funds for the BC Wheelchair Sports Association. We only […]

Team Up and Bring Home the Cup Contest

Comments 73 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Team Up and Bring Home the Cup is an initiative to give exposure to every hockey-loving region in Canada. Those involved with community hockey are being asked to submit an essay or video describing what hockey and team spirit means to their amateur team. Readers will then get the chance to vote on the submissions […]

Massive Attack Plays Vancouver

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Massive Attack is playing a concert at the Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park May 29th, 2010. While the show is a ways off, this will be one hot ticket. If you aren’t familiar with Massive Attack, you may at least recognize the theme to House which is a sample from the duo’s song Teardrop [YouTube]. […]

Oscar-Nominated District 9 Prize Pack

Comments 85 by Rebecca Bollwitt

District 9, co-written by Vancouver Film School graduates Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell, is up for Best Picture this weekend at the 87th annual Academy Awards. It’s no secret that Vancouver Film School students are mighty talented and this Oscar nod is a pleasant (and warranted) surprise. To celebrate, VFS has given me a District […]

Oakley in Vancouver Contest

Comments 291 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Oakley has boosted its presence in Vancouver during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games to promote its eyewear and the athletes that wear it (such as Shaun White, Jenn Heil, Alex Bilodeau, Maelle Ricker and Kristina Groves). Rolling O-Lab Located on Grouse Mountain the Rolling O-Lab is a mobile demonstration unit open from 9:00am until 8:00pm. […]