Enter the #Hamilton4All social media contest today

Alexander Hamilton had many bold ideas for America’s economy, including the founding of the nation’s first central bank. We want to hear your bold ideas for improving the economy where you live. You could win two free tickets to see Hamilton in Minneapolis on October 4, 2018, and be offered a paid internship at the Minneapolis Fed!

To enter, use Twitter, Instagram or Facebook to tell @MinneapolisFed your bold ideas for the economy. What economic challenges is your community facing? Do you have an idea for how to ensure economic opportunity for all? Share your best ideas via social media, and you could win. The contest is open to high school and college students in the Federal Reserve’s Ninth District (Montana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, northwestern Wisconsin, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan).

To enter:

  1. Follow @MinneapolisFed on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
  2. Create a public post in 200 words or less with your bold ideas for improving the economy. Post on Twitter or Instagram, or post to the Minneapolis Fed Facebook feed. Posts can include photos and videos less than 60 seconds in length.
  3. In your post/story/thread, tag @MinneapolisFed and #Hamilton4All.

Post by September 25 for a chance to win a paid internship at the Fed and tickets to Hamilton the Musical @hennepintheatre in Minneapolis. The winner will be selected from among the entries with the most likes, shares or retweets, depending on your platform of submission. Encourage your friends and followers to engage with your ideas. Don’t throw away your shot to win free Hamilton tickets!

Terms and Conditions

  1. Eligibility:  Contestants must be high school or college students who reside in the Federal Reserve’s Ninth District, which consists of Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Montana, northwestern Wisconsin, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Contestants must not be an employee or contractor of the Federal Reserve System or an immediate family member and/or live in the same household as an employee or contractor of the Federal Reserve System.
  2. Contest Period:  Entries will be accepted online starting on Monday, August 20, 2018, at 10:00 am CST and ending Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at 11:59 pm CST.
  3. How to Enter: NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. Follow @MinneapolisFed on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Create a public post in 200 words or less with your bold ideas for improving the economy on Twitter or Instagram, or post to the Minneapolis Fed Facebook feed. Posts can include photos and videos less than 60 seconds in length. In your post/story/thread, tag @MinneapolisFed and #Hamilton4All.
  4. All entries become the property of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (“FRBM”) and can be reposted, reshared, and retweeted at FRBM’s discretion.
  5. Winner Notification:  Winner will be notified via the social media platform on which they submitted the post within five (5) days following selection. If a winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, or fails to claim the prize within five (5) days from the time award notification was sent, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis to print, publish, broadcast, or distribute your name and entry for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes.
  6. Prize: Prize consists of an offer to complete a paid internship at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis or its Helena, Montana Branch, with dates of internship to be coordinated with the winner, and two tickets to see Hamilton in Minneapolis on October 4, 2018. If the winner is unable to attend the production personally, the tickets must be forfeited and cannot be given away or resold by the winner. All travel and lodging costs must be borne by the winner.
  7. Privacy Policy:  Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis website. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.
  8. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis will not be held liable for any loss, damage, liability, or injury incurred or suffered by you as a result of entering the Contest or accepting the prize. FRBM further disclaims liability for any injury or damage to your or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials in connection with the Contest.
  9. Facebook:  The contest hosted by FRBM is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.