Follow the requirements to claim your prize. Once you've won, you've still got to make sure you get your prize, and that usually requires you filling out some affidavits, possibly notarized, or completing some kind of paperwork in a timely fashion. Follow through on claiming your prize, and make sure you meet any deadlines. Watch out for scams, though (see Warnings section below).
"Congratulations! You've just won ten million dollars!" Wouldn't that be nice to hear? How about, "Congratulations! You've just won ten pairs of socks!" Well, it doesn't quite have the same ring to it, but it's always nice to win. If you like getting something for nothing, maybe it's time you won sweepstakes. Of course, sweepstakes winners are chosen at random like a lottery, so there's no way to increase your chance of winning. Or is there?
There are thousands of sweepstakes and contests online. Most are legitimate and are run by reputable companies but others can be shady and are simply a way of gathering email addresses. The trick is to find the good ones and this is where I can help. I do my best to find the most interesting contests and sweepstakes and list them here on my web site. My work will save you hours.
Canadian Contests to Win a Car
Enter the QVC Black Friday Instant Win Sweepstakes. One Grand Prize will be awarded which will consist of $50,000 awarded in the form of a check. There are 1040 Instant Prize pack available. Everything from Skinny Jeans to Rachel Ray 10-pc Bakeware Set to Camp Chef Mountain Series Teton Two-Burner Stove and much much more! The QVC Black Friday Instant Win Sweepstakes ends December 18th. The ARV of all Instant Win sweepstakes prize packages is $125,131.76. The ARV of all Promotion prizes/prize packages is $175,131.76.
Speaking of overnight delivery: it's just not worth it. Like entering sweepstakes that require a purchase, paying exorbitant postage is a waste of money–money that could be spent buying stamps for a lot of other sweepstakes. If you're entering a contest (a competition based on skill rather than luck), you may decide that special delivery is worthwhile if you've got a great entry.