Official Rules for Cornell Alumni Association Giveaway on Social Media


  1. The Cornell Alumni Association Giveaway on Social Media (“Giveaway”) is open to all Cornell University alumni, family, and friends. Excluding individuals or entities involved in organizing, promoting, or executing the Giveaway.
  2. Participants must be at least 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.
  3. The Giveaway is void where prohibited or restricted by law.

How to Enter:

  1. The Giveaway will be promoted on the official Cornell Alumni Association social media platforms (e.g., Facebook, Instagram).
  2. To enter the Giveaway, participants must follow the instructions provided in the Giveaway announcement post, which may include actions such as liking, commenting, or tagging.
  3. Only one entry per person, per week will be considered for the Giveaway. Multiple entries during the same week, from the same individual will not be counted.
  4. Participants must comply with the terms and conditions of the social media platform being used for entry.

Giveaway Period:

  1. The Giveaway period is July 3, 2023, to August 11, 2023.
  2. Entries received after the specified Giveaway period will not be considered.


  1. The prizes for the Giveaway include Cornell branded items, such as a bandana, tennis ball, foldable water bowl, and tick remover based on availability.
  2. The prize(s) are non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash or any other alternatives.
  3. Cornell Alumni Affairs reserves the right to substitute the prize(s) with an item of similar value if the advertised prize(s) becomes unavailable for any reason.
  4. All prizes will be shipped to winners when the contest concludes on or around August 11, 2023.

Winner Selection and Notification:

  1. The winner(s) will be randomly selected from the pool of eligible entries each week.
  2. The winner(s) will be notified through the social media platform used for entry. It is the responsibility of the winner(s) to respond within the specified timeframe provided in the notification.
  3. If a selected winner(s) does not respond within the specified timeframe or fails to meet the eligibility requirements or comply with the official rules, an alternate winner(s) may be chosen.

Publicity and Release:

  1. By entering the Giveaway, participants grant Cornell Alumni Affairs the right to use their names, social media handles, likenesses, and any submitted content for promotional and advertising purposes without further compensation or notification.

General Conditions:

  1. The Cornell Alumni Association reserves the right to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway, or violating the official rules.
  2. The decisions of Cornell Alumni Affairs are final and binding in all matters related to the Giveaway.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction:

  1. The Giveaway and these official rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of New York, without regard to its conflict of laws principles.

By participating in the Cornell Alumni Association Giveaway on Social Media, participants agree to abide by these official rules and all decisions made by Cornell Alumni Affairs.

This Giveaway is not sponsored by, endorsed, or associated with Facebook in any way.
This Giveaway is not sponsored by, endorsed, or associated with Instagram in any way.