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Enter to win tickets to Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

August 18, 2022

An exclusive opportunity for RRC Polytech alumni: enter now for your chance to win a pair of tickets to Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience at the RBC Convention Centre in downtown Winnipeg. We’re giving away three pairs of tickets to lucky RRC Polytech alumni to be redeemed by September 4, 2022.

Immerse yourself in the world of Vincent Van Gogh like you’ve never experienced before. Beyond Van Gogh is a rich and unique multimedia experience that takes the viewer on a journey through Vincent Van Gogh’s life and more than 300 iconic works of art, including instantly-recognizable classics “The Starry Night”, “Sunflowers”, and “Café Terrace at Night”, now freed from their frames.

Don’t miss your chance to see this incredible exhibit in person!

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Join the RRC Polytech Café for your chance to win!

July 18, 2022

The RRC Polytech Café, powered by Ten Thousand Coffees, is RRC Polytech’s free online networking and mentorship platform that connects RRC Polytech students and alumni through ‘coffee chats’ and exclusive nation-wide events with career development experts.

More than 3,200 current students and alumni members have already joined the Café, and more than 17,700 connections have been made so far since launching in 2020.

Learn more about how the platform works >

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Accelerate your personal and professional development – sign up to become a member of the RRC Polytech Café between July 18 and 29, 2022 for your chance to win one of 10 $25 digital gift cards for Goodlocal! This contest is open to all current students and RRC Polytech alumni.

The contest closes on July 29 at 3 p.m. and the winners will be notified by email. Forgot to enter the contest? You can join the RRC Polytech Café at any time to start working your network!

Visit Contest Rules and Regulations for the official contest rules.

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Enter to win a ticket to Digital Marketing Day 2022

April 8, 2022

Enter now for your chance to win a ticket to this year’s Digital Marketing Day conference on April 20, 2022, presented by the Advertising Association of Winnipeg.

Learn from the most relevant speakers in digital marketing and advertising from across North America. You’ll hear from industry gurus working at brands like Google, TikTok, and LinkedIn, and learn how to up your organization’s digital game.

From social media superstars to SEO wizards, each speaker will provide insight from working in the field and each session is designed to enlighten and inspire. Take your knowledge to the next level – enter to win today.

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Work and Play from Home

February 22, 2022

Out with the old and in with the new – now is the perfect time to level up your office set-up and rep RRC Polytech at home and on the go!

As our world slowly begins to open up and we emerge from two years of adapting to pandemic work and home life, we’re looking forward to more “precedented times”. Whether you’re working from home or the office, staying put or itching to travel, you can rep new RRC Polytech swag as a proud alumni member.

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We’re giving away 10 prize packs filled with RRC Polytech-branded goodies so you can level up your office space.

From keeping your coffee the perfect temperature, to making sure your sound is crystal clear (meetings or music – we won’t judge), these prize packages are sure to make working and playing from home much sweeter.

Each prize pack is worth CAD$650 and includes branded RRC Polytech merchandise, including:

Contest is open to all RRC Polytech grads and alumni – see our definition here.

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Bold Future Contest: Share Your Story to Win Exciting Prizes!

October 6, 2021

RRC is now RRC Polytech! With the launch of our new strategic plan for 2022-2026, In Front of What’s Ahead, Red River College has also embraced an identity that reflects our new direction, becoming Red River College Polytechnic (RRC Polytech).

Learn more about our name change and plan for the future >

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We’re giving away three prize packages that celebrate RRC Polytech’s new chapter, as well as RRC Polytech alumni-owned and operated businesses. To win, tell us the bold direction you’ve taken in your life, and how RRC Polytech has helped you reach your goals.

From a helicopter tour along the shoreline of Lake Winnipeg to a DIY woodworking session with an expert RRC instructor, plus an exclusive Cake Class for two with Jenna Rae Cakes, these prize packages offer quintessential RRC Polytech experiences. You’ll also get the chance to rep the new brand with RRC Polytech swag, and enjoy a meal at Jane’s, RRC Polytech’s fine dining restaurant and training ground for Hospitality and Culinary Arts students.

This contest is open to all RRC Polytech alumni and closes at 3 p.m. CT on November 5, 2021.

*Contest is open to all RRC grads and alumni. The draw will be held on Monday, November 8, 2021 and the winners will be contacted via email.

Support Local Contest: Update your contact information for a chance to win!

August 23, 2021

With a new season comes change. Even though we don’t know exactly what’s ahead for Manitoba, we do know that the RRC community is resilient and ready to help our province recover. Let’s show up for one another, support local businesses, and help our community thrive.

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Thank you to everyone who entered to win one of five $25 gift cards to GoodLocal, an online shop featuring Manitoba makers and sellers, including RRC alumni makers!

We have more exciting contests planned – simply update your contact information so you can stay in the loop. We have an exciting fall ahead and RRC’s next chapter is going to be bold and unlike anything you’ve seen from us before – you won’t want to miss our announcements!

The draw for winners was held on Monday, September 13, 2021. Winners were contacted via email.

See contest rules and regulations >

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Thanks for joining the Red River College Café on Ten Thousand Coffees!

July 7, 2021

The Red River College Café, powered by Ten Thousand Coffees, is RRC’s free online networking and mentorship platform that connects Red River College students and alumni through virtual ‘coffee chats’ and exclusive nation-wide events with career development experts.

More than 2,100 current students and alumni members have already joined the Café, and more than 12,200 connections have been made so far since launching in 2020!

Learn more about how Ten Thousand Coffees works >

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Enter to win: Digital Marketing Day 2021

March 1, 2021

Contest closed – thank you for entering.

Enter for your chance to win one of four tickets to this year’s Digital Marketing Day, presented virtually by the Advertising Association of Winnipeg over two half days in March.

Learn from the most relevant speakers in digital marketing and advertising from across North America over two morning sessions on Zoom. You’ll hear from a variety of experts, including RRC grads Jillian Recksiedler (Creative Communications, 2006) and Natalie Bell (Human Resource Management, 2010) who will share their experiences and best practices in the digital advertising industry.

From local brand ambassadors to seasoned consultants, each speaker will provide insight from working in the field and each session is designed to enlighten and inspire. Take your knowledge to the next level – enter to win today!

*Contest now closed. Thank you for entering this giveaway – only winners will be contacted. Please stay tuned for future contests!

“Dancing Gabe: One Step At A Time” biography giveaway

February 22, 2021

Contest Closed – Thank you for entering.

To honour the incredible achievements of Gabriel Langlois, the recipient of an Honorary Diploma in Community Development, we are delighted to give away 14 copies of the biography Dancing Gabe: One Step At A Time by Daniel Perron, signed by both Gabriel and Dan. The contest is open to all RRC grads and alumni.

Thanks to a heartfelt nomination made by Gabe’s biographer, Daniel Perron, Red River College was moved to award Gabriel with an Honorary Diploma this winter to pay tribute to Gabe’s integrity, devotion to volunteering, community spirit, and uplifting positive attitude. And, while we only have 14 copies of Dancing Gabe: One Step At A Time to give away, you can also purchase copies of the eBook.

We encourage the RRC community to tune in to RRC’s 2021 Virtual Winter Convocation taking place on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. CST to help celebrate this milestone with Gabe and his family. You can learn more about Gabe’s accomplishments and his Honorary Diploma on the RED Blog.

*Contest now closed. Thank you for entering this giveaway – only winners will be contacted. Please stay tuned for future contests!

Thanks for entering our contest by joining Ten Thousand Coffees!

November 18, 2020

Ten Thousand Coffees is RRC’s free online networking and mentorship platform that connects Red River College students and alumni through virtual coffee chats. More than 1,700 current students and alumni members have signed up, and more than 14,000 connections have been made so far in 2020!

Learn more about how Ten Thousand Coffees works >

*Contest Now Closed*

Thank you to everyone who joined Ten Thousand Coffees and entered this contest!

Congratulations to our winners:

  • Dustin Pernitsky – Creative Communications, 2015
  • Iryna Lazar – Management Development, 2020

If you didn’t win, don’t worry – you can still join RRC’s hub on Ten Thousand Coffees to start working your network today. Also stay on the lookout for future opportunities to win great prizes.


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