Name Our Orca Mascot

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June 16, 09:00 PST Round 1 launch
July 14, 00:00 PST Round 1 closes
July 17, 09:00 PST Round 2 launch
July 31, 17:00 PST Round 2 closes
Early August Mascot name and winner announced


Round 1: $30 Starbucks Gift Card (3 prizes total)

Round 2: $15 Starbucks Gift Card (1 prize total)

Round 1 (June 16 – July 14, 2017)

Round 1 of the mascot naming contest will consist of everyone submitting their best name ideas. In the event that multiple people submit the same name that is picked, a random draw will be performed to choose the individual who will win the Round 1 prize. Be creative!

Round 1 is closed. Vote for your favourite name in Round 2!

Round 2 (July 17 – July 31, 2017)

After the conclusion of Round 1, the StudyinBC team will select the top 3 names. These 3 names will be used in Round 2 of the contest to be voted on by our followers. The name with the most votes will be our new orca mascot’s name! Only one vote per person.

Voters of the winning name will be submitted into a random draw to choose the individual who will win the Round 2 prize.

The top 3 names are:

  • Bubbles
  • Finn
  • Willau

Vote for your favourite name in the form above or via the web link here.

*StudyinBC and the Name Our Mascot Contest are administered by the British Columbia Council for International Education. All entries will grant the British Columbia Council for International Education (BCCIE) permission to display and publish the submitted ideas in print materials and online (BCCIE and StudyinBC website and social media platforms). By entering the Name Our Mascot contest, you will be giving British Columbia for International Education and its key programs permission to use your entry for future marketing and promotional purposes. If the winner currently resides outside of Canada, he or she is responsible for all applicable taxes, duties and fees for receiving the prize shipment.