Coolest Rooms in Residence Contest - Spring 2016

Submission Deadline Extended to Thursday March 10, 2016 at Noon

Coolest Rooms in Res Contest

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Whose Got the Coolest Rooms in Res for 2016?

Check out the photos from this year's finalists and vote now for your favourite!

Vote now for your favoure room! The finalist with the most Facebook 'likes' by 12pm/noon on April 4, 2016 will be declared the 'Coolest Room in Res' and will be awarded the $100 SFU Dining Services giftcard.

Posted by SFU Residence & Housing on Monday, March 14, 2016

Contest Timeline

February 21 - March 10, 2016: Photo submission open to all residents.  Entries will be accepted via until noon (12PM) on March 10, 2016.

March 14, 2016: Seven photo contest winners will be selected.  Each winner will receive a $20 SFU Bookstore gift card.

March 14 - April 4, 2016: Photos from the seven winners will be posted on the SFU Residence & Housing Facebook page.  Public voting will continue until 12pm/Noon on April 4, 2016.

April 4, 2016: The entrant with the most Facebook 'likes' by 12pm/noon will be declared the 'Coolest Room in Res' and will be awarded the $100 SFU Dining Services giftcard. 

Entering is easy!

  • Email us up to three (3) high quality photos of your room to between February 22 - March 10, 2016 at noon (12 PM). 
  • Seven (7) winners will be selected from the various residence buildings and announced on March 14th.  Each winner will be awarded a $20 SFU Bookstore gift card.
  • The winners will then compete for the most 'likes'* on the Residence & Housing Facebook page to determine the 'Coolest Room in Res' and receive a $100 giftcard from SFU Dining Services, which can be redeemed at Mackenzie Café, Subway in Mackenzie Cafe, Triple O’s, Tim Hortons, the Diamond Alumni Centre, Discovery 1 FIC, Starbucks and to pay the door rate at the Dining Hall.

Contest Rules

  1. Only current SFU and FIC students living at SFU Residence who have a valid housing contract for the Spring 2016 term are eligible.
  2. To participate, eligible SFU Residents must email at least one (1), but no more than three (3) high-quality photo(s) of their assigned residence room to between February 22, 2016 and March 10, 2016.
  3. Limit one (1) entry per resident and (1) prize per residence, excluding the $100 gift card.
  4. Prizes are:
    • Seven (7) SFU Bookstore giftcards worth $20.00 each. 
    • One (1) $100 SFU Dining Services Gift Card.
  5. One (1) SFU Bookstore gift card will be awarded to the winner of each of the following Residence buildings:  Barbara Rae House, Pauline Jewett House,  Shadbolt House, Shell House, McTaggart-Cowan, Townhouses and Hamilton Hall.
    • Winners will be determined by a committee set up by the SFU Residence & Housing Communications Team.  Winners will be announced on March 14, 2016.    
  6. The seven winning entries will be notified by email and their photo entries will be posted on the SFU Residence & Housing Facebook page ( on March 15, 2016. 
  7. From March 15, 2016 to April 4, 2016, online voting will take place on to determine who will win the Dining gift card.
  8. The contestant with the most Facebook 'likes'* by 12pm/Noon on April 4, 2016 will be declared the winner of the final prize.  
  9. Prizes may not be exactly as shown. No prize substitutions, assignments or transfers.  No cash equivalent. 
  10. By participating, all entrants acknowledge and agree that they have entered the contest of their own free will, that the full contest details & rules have been made available to them in writing and that they understand and agree that SFU Residence & Housing does not have any liability with respect to any damages out of acceptance and use of a prize. 
  11. By entering this promotion, participants agree to give up any publication claims and/or rights to the images submitted and give the contest organizers permission to print, reproduce and publish (online and in print) the photos for both commercial and non-commercial purposes.

*Note: Only Facebook ‘likes’  will be counted towards voting.  No other Facebook reactions (such as ‘love’ or ‘wow’) will be calculated towards voting.