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Cyclone Football Social Media Countdown To Kickoff

Release: 07/31/2014
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AMES, Iowa - Starting now, fans can participate in all of our social media platforms to win prizes such as tickets, gift cards and more as part of our countdown to kickoff of the 2014 football season.

Fans are encouraged to follow @CycloneATH on Twitter, @CycloneATH on Instagram, CycloneATH on Pinterest and "Like" Iowa State Athletics on Facebook to participate.

Here are the social media contests on each channel:

Facebook - Iowa State Athletics 
Cyclone Football Countdown to Kickoff Contest 
Each Saturday, we will post a graphic that shows how many weeks remain until our first game. Each post will include a way for you, the fan, to enter to win a prize from ISU Athletics. This contest began Saturday, July 26 and runs through August 30.

Twitter - @CycloneATH
Cyclone Football Trivia Contest #CycloneFB
Each day, fans that follow our @CycloneATH Twitter account will have a chance to win a prize by answering a question that pertains to Cyclone football. Answers must include the hashtag #CycloneFB.  Winners will be selected each day and announced on the following day.  This contest starts today and runs through August 30.

Instagram – CycloneATH
Follow us on Instagram at CycloneATH and each day we will post a countdown graphic. Each graphic will have its own theme, and will ask fans to post their picture that corresponds to the theme for that day. The winning picture will be reposted the following day from the CycloneATH Instagram account.  This contest starts today and runs through August 30.

Pinterest – CycloneATH
#CycloneFBScavenger Hunt
Create a Cyclone FB Scavenger Hunt board on Pinterest. Each day we will post a countdown graphic with a new Iowa State Cyclone scavenger hunt item. The more original your pins are the better chance you have of winning! At the end of the month we will choose the top three boards. First place will receive a $100 gift card to Cy’s Locker Room, second place will receive a $50 gift card to Cy’s Locker Room and third place will receive a $25 gift card to Cy’s Locker Room.

Here's how you enter:
1) Follow Cyclone Athletics on Pinterest at
2) Create a board titled Cyclone FB Scavenger Hunt
3) Repin this image on your board
4) Tag each picture with #CycloneFBScavengerHunt
5) Each day we will post a countdown to kickoff graphic that includes a new scavenger hunt item to pin to your Cyclone FB Scavenger Hunt board. The more creative your pin, the more likely you’ll win!
6) Send us your completed board by 11:59 PM CT on August 29 to enter to win one of 3 prizes!

This contest begins on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. (CT) and ends on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2014 at 11:59. (CT). All entries, consisting of your entire board, will be judged by the following criteria: originality, creativit and adherence to the rules. The winner will be notified on Tuesday, Sept. 2.  

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