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RGM81
09-29-2011, 04:51 PM
SCF’s “The Greatest Rivalry” Contest





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It is a rivalry that is as old as the National Hockey League itself. They have played each other over 700 times in the regular season, and another 70 times in the playoffs. They have competed against one another for the Stanley Cup on five occasions. They have the two largest fan bases in the entire NHL, with adherents from coast to coast to coast in Canada and many more around the world.

The Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs.

And SCF and our friends at Legends Depot want YOU to see the rivalry LIVE and IN-PERSON!


We have teamed up to bring you the ultimate contest for any Leafs or Habs fan – the opportunity to see the teams square off on April 7th at the Bell Centre in Montreal. The winner of “The Greatest Rivalry” will receive the following:

Two tickets to the Toronto Maple Leafs @ Montreal Canadiens game on April 7th
Passes to meet Canadiens players
Autographed stuff

We have put together an impressive season-long contest that will keep Habs & Leafs fans in the running for the grand prize. The contest will be made up of the following challenges:

1. Season Predictor Contest (http://www.sportscardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1493458) (October) - who will win the series for the first five games, who will score the most goals, which goalie will have the best GAA, and more!

2. Individual Game Head-to-Heads - who will win, final score, GWG, etc.
-- Games to be played: October 6 (http://www.sportscardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1492416), October 22 (http://www.sportscardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1503680), January 21, February 11, March 3
***The member with the most combined points from these 5 challenges will win a box of 2011-12 SP Game Used, courtesy of our friends at Upper Deck!

3. Habs & Leafs Trivia (November) – With decades of history, the greatest rivalry has many interesting and intriguing facts. Do you think you know your team? How much do you know about the other one? There will be one question asked every day. All correct responses will be entered into a randomizer with a valuable point on the line every day.
***The member with the most points from the Trivia Contest will win a box of 2011-12 Upper Deck Series 1, courtesy of our friends at Upper Deck!

4. Essay Contest (December) – In 500 words or less, tell us which team you think is winning the rivalry and why they will always be superior to their opponent.

5. Show & Tell (http://www.sportscardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1551925)(January) – How awesome is your Habs or Leafs collection? We want to see it! Show us the current roster in hockey card and/or memorabilia form – we’ll post the list of the current respective rosters at the start of the month and you will have 30 days to decide how you want to show off your team. The SCF staff and members will vote on the best presentation!

Scoring

Season Predictor Contest – 1 point for each correct answer
1st Place: 25 Points
2nd Place: 15 Points
3rd Place: 10 Points
4th Place: 7Points
5th Place: 4 Points
6th Place: 1 Point

Individual Game Head-to-Heads – 1 point for each correct answer (25 Points Available)
1st Place: 5 Points
2nd Place: 3 Points
3rd Place: 1 Point

Habs & Leafs Trivia – 1 point per day (30 Points Available)

Essay Contest – to be judged by SCF Staff
1st Place: 15 Points
2nd Place: 10 Points
3rd Place: 5 Points
4th Place: 3 Points
5th Place: 1 Point

Show and Tell – to be judged by SCF Staff and Members
1st Place: 15 Points
2nd Place: 10 Points
3rd Place: 5 Points
4th Place: 3 Points
5th Place: 1 Point

In addition to these challenges, we also have some rules and guidelines for all members.

First and foremost, you are responsible for getting to Montreal to attend the game as well as any accommodations. You get yourself to the door of the Bell Centre, we’ll take care of the rest. If you cannot attend the game, you may still participate to win the smaller contest prizes (details of which are still being finalized), but please be up-front with us well in advance so that we can award the grand prize to somebody that can live out this fantastic experience. We are deliberately finishing things in early March so that you have a full month to make your arrangements to get to Montreal.

Participation in SCF activity is an absolute must for a contest of this nature. To coincide with the monthly challenges (every contest except for the Game Night Head-to-Heads) you will be required to make at least 3 SCF deals in each of these months. The Game Night challenges will be posted a week in advance of the games - you must make one SCF transaction during this period. These include trades or sales but not CC transactions (in other words, any deal must be feedback-eligible for both parties), and cannot be used for other contests being run on the site.

Please Digg the Contest at this link: OFFICIAL ENTRY LINK (http://digg.com/news/sports/sports_card_forum_sports_cards_community_the_ultim ate_rivalry_contest)

We also want you to check out our sponsor’s website: http://www.legendsdepot.com (http://www.legendsdepot.com/) and sign up to become a member. When you have registered with the site please confirm here with your user name created at the site. You are not obligated to purchase anything for the contest but we certainly encourage you to check out the fantastic auctions and items available for sale. Whether you are a Canadiens fan or not, there are plenty of spectacular pieces of autographed memorabilia at the Legends Depot.

All members must be in good standing to be eligible to win The Greatest Rivalry contest, meaning:
- No serious infractions during the contest: a serious infraction is any infraction worth over 3 points – any serious infractions will result in disqualification from the contest.
- No suspensions: if you get suspended from SCF for rule violations during the contest, you are disqualified from participating.
- No negative feedback during the duration of the contest - any negative feedback received will be investigated by the SCF Dispute Team.
- You may only enter each contest once. Multiple entries from any contest will result in disqualification.

Participation in all contests is not mandatory but doing so will greatly increase your chances of winning.

Once again, a tremendous thank you to our sponsor and friends at Legends Depot for this amazing prize. Look for featured Legends Depot auctions and listings in the Hockey Forums throughout the season.

If you have any questions about any aspect of the contest please contact RGM81.


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Confirmed participants:
gardzy99
Japold2
BigFloppy
xelloss1012
andrewconnors9
Pheebs888
CSSports
MasonRaymond0320
waf
claudehabs
Oilfan10
phatboy31

RGM81
09-29-2011, 05:04 PM
The first leg of the contest is LIVE!

Please go here to participate!

http://www.sportscardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1492416

Japold2
09-29-2011, 07:16 PM
#2 here digg under the same name

Pheebs888
09-30-2011, 05:46 PM
Awesome contest! Will surely try it myself! Thanks to the good people at Legends Depot!

RGM81
09-30-2011, 07:10 PM
And thank you also to our friends at Upper Deck who have agreed to provide us with two boxes of 2011-12 products for secondary prizes in the contest!

CSSports
09-30-2011, 08:47 PM
Dugg CSSports

Thanks for the contest :)

RGM81
10-01-2011, 07:52 AM
Leg 2 is now posted - the Season Predictor Challenge! http://www.sportscardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1493458

gardzy99
10-01-2011, 09:35 AM
Dugg as gardzy99
Registered at the legendsdepot site.

Thanks.

andrewhoya
10-01-2011, 12:51 PM
Do we have to digg to be eligible?

BigFloppy
10-01-2011, 03:04 PM
dugg (bigfloppya) .. great idea!

andrewconnors9
10-01-2011, 08:35 PM
dugg same nick, legends depot registered under same nick as well

Pheebs888
10-02-2011, 12:46 PM
Dugg it and registered at Legends Depot same username of course...and watching an auction as well....some sweet Patty items there!

claudehabs
10-02-2011, 10:03 PM
dugg as claudehabs - same id on legends

RGM81
10-03-2011, 06:41 AM
Do we have to digg to be eligible?

Yes please. Increasing the Digg count increases the visibility of the contest and SCF on that site.

RGM81
10-04-2011, 12:16 PM
Just a couple of days left until the season begins and the deadline hits for the first two legs of the contest!

waf
10-04-2011, 12:21 PM
Dugg as wwaaff

oilfan10
10-04-2011, 08:08 PM
dugg as oilfan10, and registered as oilfan10 at legendsdepot. Thanks!

phatboy31
10-05-2011, 04:49 PM
Dugg- Tylermc240

LegendsDepot- phatgig

GOOD LUCK TO ALL! CP31 FOR LIFE..!

xelloss1012
10-06-2011, 03:27 AM
Dugg it. Same username on Digg and Legends Depot.

Habitforming
10-10-2011, 10:14 AM
I dug it as m.godbout

RGM81
10-16-2011, 06:13 PM
Leg 3 of the contest is now live! http://www.sportscardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1503680

andrewhoya
10-16-2011, 06:47 PM
Yes please. Increasing the Digg count increases the visibility of the contest and SCF on that site.

Darn- I keep getting malware warnings from the site.

bottleneckblues
10-17-2011, 03:33 PM
Is it too late to get involved in this contest? Also, I was wondering who created the Ultimate Rivalry banner? I really like it and would like to ask if this person can do something for me. thanks.

RGM81
10-17-2011, 04:08 PM
Definitely not too late to get involved although the entry period for two portions of the contest have closed.

KD35Russ0
11-01-2011, 06:14 PM
I'm late but I'm in, dugg under same name. Thank you so much

RGM81
12-30-2011, 01:32 PM
I have posted up the contest for January! Get that show & tell action ready!

http://www.sportscardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1551925

xelloss1012
03-08-2012, 02:41 PM
So are there any other contests for the ultimate rivalry or is it pretty much over?

RGM81
03-08-2012, 04:36 PM
There are no more legs scheduled for the contest. I am in the process of contacting Legends Depot to see what information they require from the winner.

MasonRaymond0320
03-21-2012, 06:13 PM
any news on the standings? :)

xelloss1012
03-28-2012, 09:40 PM
Thanks for another great contest. Currently, there is an open second ticket for that game, so anyone that participated in this contest might be interested in coming along?

Talked to the sponsor contact and I will get to meet Carey and possibly some of the other players after the game.

gardzy99
03-29-2012, 04:05 PM
Nice prize.........lucky winner.....

RGM81
03-29-2012, 05:59 PM
Hopefully it's a victory to close out the year for you my friend. Should be a total blast and say hi to CP for me. :)