The Future Raven Ready Contest: Detailed Rules

The Future Raven Ready Contest

The Contest Period: The contest is run by the Undergraduate Recruitment Office at Carleton University. The Contest will run online from September 15, 2023, until December 21, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).

Eligibility: The person entering the Contest must be a current applicant to Carleton University who has reached the age of majority in Ontario, or they must obtain their parents’ consent. Contestants cannot reside in Quebec. Winners must receive and accept an offer of admission to Carleton University and be enrolled in courses at Carleton University for the Fall 2024 semester.

How to Enter:
The Contest may be entered using one or more of the methods outlined:
– Fill in the contact form at a Carleton University recruitment event (1 entry)
– Log in and set up a Carleton360 account (1 entry)
– Register for and attend a Carleton University Campus Tour (1 entry)
– Attend a Carleton University recruitment event (1 entry per event)
– Book a Next Steps to Carleton Appointment (1 entry)

Prizes: There will be 11 prizes awarded to 11 individual contest winners.

Prize Description Draw Date Amount  Value
Swag Packs Show off your school spirit early with some Carleton swag! October 27, 2023 4 Winners $50 (per package)
JBL Bluetooth Speaker “Listen to what’s next.”

Listen to what Carleton has to offer. You’ve probably attended some events hosted by us and have heard a lot of information about what we have to offer! Keep joining us at our upcoming events, take a campus tour and chat with a Carleton recruiter to learn more about what could be next for you!

November 10, 2023 3 Winners $150 (per item)
AirPods Pro (2nd Generation) “Cancel out the noise.”


Everyone has opinions about what you should study, what school to go to etc. Focus on what matters to you.


November 24, 2023 2 Winners $295 (per item)
Amazon Fire TV “See your future.”


Start envisioning your life at Carleton. No better way to do this than by thinking about your residence setup. And no better item to start adding to your residence room collection than a TV!

December 8, 2023  1 Winner $330
Nintendo Switch Prize: Zelda


“Start your next challenge.”


You’ve arrived/applied. Now it’s time to take the next step. Accepting your offer, picking courses, and getting ready to start university is all part of this new challenge!

December 22, 2023 1 Winner $495

The total value of the prizes is $1600 CDN.

The prizes have no cash redemption value. Carleton University makes no express or implied warranties of any kind with respect to safety or performances of the contest prizes.

Selection and Awarding the Prizes
Contest entries must be submitted by December 21, 2023, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).
Prizes will be distributed to the winners in September 2024.

Verification of Entries: The validity of any student status regarding enrollment is subject to verification by the Undergraduate Recruitment Office. Any incomplete, double, or fraudulent entries will be rejected. Any entrant or other individual who enters or attempts to enter the Contest in a manner which is contrary to these Official Contest Rules or which is otherwise disruptive to the proper operation of the Contest or by its nature is unjust to other entrants or potential entrants will be rejected and that entrant or purported entrant will be disqualified. All decisions of the Contest judges, who are employees of Carleton University, with respect to any and all aspects of the Contest, including without limitation the eligibility or disqualification of entrants or entries, are final and binding without right of appeal.

The Odds: The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

Acceptance of Prizes: The Prize must be accepted as described in these rules and cannot be transferred to another individual, substituted for another prize or exchanged in whole or in part for cash or credit. If for any reason a selected entrant cannot be reached through the contact information provided, or does not respond to the Undergraduate Recruitment Office within five (5) business days of being contacted, or if there is any reason a winner cannot accept the prize as awarded, their entry will be declared null and void, and the second place winner will receive the prize if eligible.

Substitution of a Prize: The Undergraduate Recruitment Office reserves the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, and for any reason whatsoever, to substitute a Prize or any part thereof with an alternate prize of equivalent value.

Termination of Contest: The Undergraduate Recruitment Office reserves the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate, or suspend the Contest at any time, in whole or in part, in the event of any cause or circumstance, including without limitation any virus, computer bug, or unauthorized human intervention, unauthorized, or automated voting, or any other cause that is beyond the control of the Undergraduate Recruitment Office, that could corrupt or affect the administration, security, impartiality, or normal course of the Contest.

Release and Exclusion of Liability: By entering or attempting to enter the Contest, each individual agrees: (i) to release, discharge, and forever hold harmless Carleton University and its respective officers, directors, employees, members, agents and other representatives (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all claims, actions, damages, injuries, demands, manner of actions, causes of action, suits, debts, duties, accounts, bonds, covenants, warranties, indemnities, claims over, contracts and liabilities of whatever nature or kind including without limitation arising out of, or in connection with the entrant’s participation or attempted participation in the Contest, compliance or non-compliance with these Contest rules and acceptance and use of the Prize, any other prize or any portion thereof.

Carleton University will not be responsible for lost, incomplete, late or misdirected Contest entries or for any failure of the Contest website during the Contest Period, or any technical malfunction or other problems with any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software or for any technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination of the foregoing, and will not be liable for any resulting injury or damage to any person or property arising from, or relating to, that person’s or any other person’s participation or attempted participation in the Contest, or attempted voting in the contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Carleton University reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. (iii) Each winner must sign a release form permitting Carleton University to publish the winner’s name in print, broadcast or online without remuneration.

Communication with Entrants: No communication or correspondence will be entered into with any Contest entrants about their specific contest entries, other than with winning entrants selected.

Personal Information and Privacy Policy: Any personal information collected through this contest will be used and disclosed by Carleton University under the authority of the Carleton University Act, and in accordance with sections 39, 41 and 42 of Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and applicable Carleton University privacy policies, which can be read here:  By entering this contest, all individuals consent to the collection and use of the personal information provided and contained in any submitted entry. Entrants selected for the second round of the contest will have their names, photographs, photo titles and descriptions (if provided) published on the Carleton Undergraduate Recruitment Office website.

The information provided will not be used for any purposes other than those stated upon this form unless the entrant directs otherwise. Carleton University is fully compliant with FIPPA and endeavours at all times to treat all personal information in accordance with this law.

You have certain rights to access and rectify the information contained in the file held about you and in order to exercise these rights, or if you have any questions, comments or concerns about this consent please contact Carleton University person listed below.

Manager, Privacy & Access to Information
Telephone: (613) 520-2600 Ext. 2047

Contest rules are available at the Undergraduate Recruitment Office:
315 Pigiarvik (ᐱᒋᐊᕐᕕᒃ)
Carleton University
Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6

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