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#FoodieFriday

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Red Hawk Life and Dining Services are excited to announce our #FoodieFriday contest to the Montclair State University community! We want to see your best pictures of gooey cheese pulls, colorful salads and juicy burgers from venues on campus or restaurants off campus that accept Red Hawk Dollars.

Follow, Like, Tag and Win!

Entering the contest is super simple. Here are the basic rules:

  1. Follow both @RedHawkLife and @eatatmontclair on Instagram
  2. Like our contest photo and tag three friends

That’s it! Follow these steps and you could be one of three lucky winners who will be chosen at random to win a free t-shirt! Contest will run from Wednesday, March 14-Wednesday, March 28.

But Wait, There’s More!

Everyone loves free t-shirts, but would it be even better if you could win a whole prize pack?! If you want in on the goods, and THREE extra chances to win, we have two more steps for you follow:

  1. Complete steps 1 and 2 from above AND share a public Instagram photo of food bought on campus or at participating locations off campus that accepts Red Hawk Dollars.
  2. Tag @RedHawkLife and @eatatmontclair in the photo and use #MontclairStateEats and #FoodieFridays

Complete all four steps and you could be the grand prize winner!

What’s In the Prize Pack?

  • A Montclair State Hoodie
  • $25.00 Red Hawk Dollars
  • A free meal for you and a friend at the Montclair State Dining Room
  • … and more!

Where Can I Use Red Hawk Dollars?

There are so many delicious and fulfilling food options available to get with your Red Hawk Dollars. Many local restaurants and stores accept it as a form of payment. It’s the perfect way to try new foods and explore the town of Montclair!

Popular places like Applebee’s, CARS and Manhattan Bagel will gladly take your Red Hawk Dollars. If you have a kitchen and feel like cooking your own gourmet meal, you can also use Red Hawk Dollars at Stop & Shop and Whole Foods, too!

Red Hawk Dollar Accepting Locations:

On Campus

  • Cafe Diem (Sprague Library)
  • Freeman Dining Hall
  • Mobile Food Trucks (located next to the Red Hawk Diner)
  • The Plaza at Blanton
  • Red Hawk Diner
  • The Rift Zone (Center for Environmental and Life Sciences Building)
  • Sam’s Place
  • Student Center Cafe
  • Student Center Convenience Store
  • Student Center Dining Room
  • Student Center Rathskeller
  • Tapingo
  • University Hall Café
  • Venture Café (School of Business)

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Plus, since Tapingo accepts Red Hawk Dollars, you can order food in advance for pick up and even for delivery!

#FoodieFriday, Every Week

Even though this contest only runs for two weeks, Dining Services will choose and feature a new #FoodieFriday picture every Friday for the rest of the semester! You can continue to win cool prizes as long as you keep posting pictures of your food from campus, tag @eatatmontclair and use the hashtag #FoodieFriday!

Official Contest Rules and Regulations

PRIVACY: We are committed to the privacy of your information. We do not, and will not, distribute, disclose or sell any of your personal information to third parties, other than as required by law.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. You are providing your information to the Department of Student Communications and Dining Services at Montclair State University and not to Instagram.

ELIGIBILITY: This contest is open to all current undergraduate and graduate students at Montclair State University. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply to these contests/promotions. If you cannot or will not comply with these Official Rules, you should not participate in the contest. By entering this contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error in these Official Rules or the contest itself. You also agree to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding.
 By entering the contest, you agree to release the Contest Entity and Instagram from all responsibility or liability for damages, losses or injuries of any kind resulting from participation in the contest or any prize-related activities, if any, or any awarding, possession, use and/or misuse of prize(s), if any, awarded herein. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. You are providing your information to the Department of Student Communications and Dining Services at Montclair State University and not to Instagram.

There is no cash alternative to the prize. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

HOW TO ENTER: Beginning Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 9 a.m. EST follow the instructions to enter the contest by following @RedHawkLife and @eatatmontclair on Instagram, liking the contest post and tagging three friends. Post your own photo of food purchased on campus or off campus at participating venues that accept Red Hawk Dollars, tag both @redhawklife and @eatatmontclair and use the hashtag #MontclairStateEats and #FoodieFriday in your post for three extra entries and a shot at the grand prize!

Entrants must enter before 12 p.m. on Wednesday March 28, 2018 in order to be eligible to win the prize. Entries received after this date and time will not be included in the selection process. Only followers of @RedHawkLife and @eatatmontclair on Instagram will be eligible to win. The winner will be announced via the official @RedHawkLife and @eatatmontclair Instagram, be private messaged via Instagram and will be directed to contact the Coordinator of Marketing and Digital Media of Student Communications in order to collect their prize. The winner will be selected at random by Montclair State University Department of Student Communications and Montclair State Dining Services. The decisions of Student Communications and Montclair State Dining are final on all matters relating to this competition. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received. The winner will be notified by the official @RedHawkLife Instagram no later than Friday, March 30, 2018 and must respond within one day of notification. If the winner cannot be contacted within three days of notification, another will be chosen. The prize is not transferable and there is no cash alternative.

GENERAL RULES: No Purchase Necessary. Entrants agree to abide by the terms of these official rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this contest. Entrants further grant to the Sponsor the right to use and publish their Instagram handle and photo submission in print and in any other media in connection with this contest. With image submission to @RedHawkLife and @eatatmontclair from Wednesday, March 14 through Wednesday, March 28, entrant grants Montclair State University Department of Student Communications and Dining Services royalty-free license to display, retain and modify all images submitted. All images will be credited with the handle of entrant. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use winner’s name, photos and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation unless prohibited by law. No substitution or transfer of prize by winner permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event that the advertised prize is unavailable. All applicable income taxes are the sole responsibility of winner. By entering, entrants and their respective parents or legal guardians release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability or any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this competition or any prize won. By participating in this promotion, entrants and their respective parents or legal guardians agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the judges’ decisions, which are final. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in these competition materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. All material submitted becomes the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer or in the announcement of the prize.

SPONSOR: Montclair State University Department of Student Communications and Montclair State Dining, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043