Official Rules




PARTICIPATION: Promotion is open to legal residents of the fifty United States, plus Washington, DC, eighteen years of age or older. Employees of Bowdoin Magazine and anyone involved in the production of this promotion are not eligible. Void where prohibited. Subject to all applicable laws.


PROMOTION PERIOD:  Promotion begins 12:01 amET on July 1, 2017 and ends 11:59 pm ET on October 1, 2017


HOW TO ENTER:  Write a meaningful impression about content in the Spring/Summer 2017 issue of the Bowdoin Magazine in 150 words or fewer. Submit your letter along with your full name, street address, phone number, and e-mail address in one of two ways: (a) e-mail to or (b) mail with proper postage to Bowdoin Magazine, Bowdoin College, 4104 College Station, Brunswick, Maine 04011. Entries must be e-mailed or postmarked by 11:59 pm ET on October 1, 2017. Winners will be selected based upon timing of entry and not upon quality of the letter. No responsibility is assumed for lost, late, stolen, misdirected, or mishandled entries. All submissions become property of Sponsor. Letters must be tasteful, non-disparaging, and appropriate for publication. By entering, you agree that your letter can be used by Sponsor for promotional purposes. By entering, you agree to be bound by these rules.


PRIZES/ODDS: Five Prize Winners will each receive a L.L. Bean® for Bowdoin Boat & Tote valued at $35.90. Odds of winning depend upon number and timing of entries received. Prize may not be substituted or transferred. If prize becomes unavailable, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value. Taxes and any other expenses are responsibility of winner.Allow 4-6 weeks for receipt prize. 


WINNER SELECTION: The first five eligible entries received will be awarded a prize. All decisions of Sponsor are final. Winner will be notified by e-mail, phone, or mail promptly after selection. Winner may be required to validate eligibility. 


RELEASE: By participating in this Promotion, you agree that Sponsor, its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, members, and employees and anyone involved in the production of this Promotion shall not be liable for any and all actions, claims, including any third party claims, injury, loss or damage arising from or relating to this Promotion in any manner, directly or indirectly.


For prize winners’ name, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Sponsor, attn. Leanne Dech: July Magazine Giveaway by the end date of the Promotion.


SPONSOR:  Bowdoin Magazine, 4014 College Station, Brunswick, Maine 04011.