#coraltriangletales Reading Challenge Contest Information

We’re bringing you another rewarding challenge, sea lovers!  Be inspired and engaged to protect our dear Coral Triangle by  reading stories penned by young girls from all over Palawan. You’ll get to meet new land and sea creatures found in the vast Amazon of the Seas, and you’ll have an idea what troubles our dear friends and how we can save them. It’s time for the #coraltriangletales Reading Challenge, everyone!

From October 10 to 19, we’ll be posting 6 short questions that will test how you’ve understood the lessons from the stories featured in the Tales from the Coral Triangle. One friendly tip: Download your free copy of the book here to get a good lead: http://bit.ly/TalesPH 

You only have to read the story of the day, like and comment on the question posted on our Facebook page, and gain raffle points to get a chance to win! For the complete contest mechanics and conditions, scroll down to the bottom of the page.

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Like and follow these pages for contest postings:
CTI-Southeast Asia 
Philippine Society of Youth Science Clubs
UP Alliance of Development Communication Students 
UPLB Environmental Science Society

Facebook Posts 

Here the links to the Facebook posts where you can submit your answers:

First Wave:
Identification Question #1: bit.ly/CoralTriangleTales1 (answerable until 11 October 8:00 PM)
Identification Question #2: bit.ly/CoralTriangleTales2 (answerable until 13 October 8:00 PM)
Identification Question #3: bit.ly/CoralTriangleTales3 (answerable until 15 October 8:00 PM)

Second Wave:
Mini-essay #1:  http://bit.ly/CoralTriangleTales4 (answerable until 21 October 11:59 PM)
Mini-essay #2: http://bit.ly/CoralTriangleTales5 (answerable until 21 October 11:59 PM)
Mini-essay #3:  http://bit.ly/CoralTriangleTales6 (answerable until 21 October 11:59 PM)

Prizes

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2 Grand Prize winners will each get:
-one Coral Triangle coffee table book by award winning photographer, Juergen Freund;
-one hard copy of the Tales from the Coral Triangle book;
-one Treasures of the Coral Triangle shirt;
-one fine print of the cover art;
-one wallet and one artisan keychain made from a social enterprise that helps protects turtles in Turtle Islands, Philippines; and
-Treasures of the Coral Triangle bookmarks.

3 Runner-Up winners will each get:
-one Bayani ng Kalikasan baseball cap;
-one hard copy of the Tales from the Coral Triangle book;
-one Treasures of the Coral Triangle shirt;
-one wallet and one artisan keychain made from a social enterprise that helps protects turtles in Turtle Islands, Philippines; and
-Treasures of the Coral Triangle bookmarks.

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Contest Terms and Conditions
All times are in local Manila, Philippines time (GMT +8)
1. The contest is open to citizens residing in the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
2. It will run for 14 days. The contest proper opens on Monday 10 October, 8:00 PM and closes on Thursday 21 October, 11:59 PM.
3. Answers must be commented on the original links posted by CTI-Southeast Asia.
4. There will be a point system for computing the total number of entries you can get to have a chance at winning. A total of 10-point raffle entries can be obtained per contestant. These points are distributed as follows:

Wave 1
Identification Question # 1 – 1 point
Identification Question # 2 – 1 point
Identification Question # 3 – 1 point

Wave 2
Essay Question #1 – 2 points
Essay Question #2 – 2 points
Essay Question #3 – 3 points

5. For the essay questions, it’s okay to answer the questions anytime, but we will only consider the comments made during the contest period.
6. Simply comment you answers on the original Facebook post linking to the answer. For the identification questions, just key in the word/s of your answer. For the essay, your answer to this can be as long or short as you want as long as it is concise and insightful.
7. Participants may answer in all the questions that will be posted but he/she may only win once.
8. For each question, there will be no limit as to how many contestants can enter. In total, each contestant can have a maximum of ten raffle entries, that is, by answering in all the questions posted. Each correct answer gives you raffle points for the grand prize. The more entries you have, the more chances of winning!
9. Winners will be announced on 24 October 2016 at 8:00 PM.
10. We will send a personal message to the winners via Facebook. The winners will have 7 days to respond to claim their prize after CTI-Southeast Asia notifies them. Otherwise, the prizes will be forfeited.
11. The prizes will be shipped via post one week after the announcement of winners.
12. The winners will have to provide a valid ID (School ID, Government ID) and give us a complete address to where we can send the prizes.

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