Do you want to go to one of the hottest music festivals, featuring some of this years biggest stars in music, for FREE? We’re partnering with Billboard to give one lucky husky two tickets to the Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival this August! Want to know how to enter? Read on as we explain the details and rules of our #wheresryder contest.

What is the Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival?

The annual Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival is a 2 day festival at the Jones Beach Theater in NY. This year, it will feature 40+ artists on 3 different stages. Headliners include Major Lazer, Big Sean, Zedd, DJ Khaled, and Camila Cabello. Artists like Lil Yachty, T-Pain, and Echosmith will also be performing. Click here to find out more about the festival and its lineup!

What is the #wheresryder contest?

The #wheresryder contest is a giveaway of two free tickets to the Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival. The contest will be hosted on our Instagram, @huskystudentlife. We will post three pictures in one post of our stuffed husky, Ryder, in mystery places around Northeastern’s campus on our Instagram. Whoever can give the correct name of the three locations in the comments section of the post the fastest will win the contest. You must get all three locations correct in order to win. There will be only one winner who will receive both tickets.

How can I enter in the #wheresryder contest?

To qualify for the contest you must:

  • – Follow NU Student Life on twitter (@nustudentlife) and on Instagram (@huskystudentlife)
  • – Follow Billboard on Instagram and twitter (@billboard)
  • – Be a current student enrolled in Northeastern University

If you qualify, you must put all three correct locations of where Ryder is on campus in ONE comment on the contest post on our Instagram. Your locations should be as specific as possible.

When does the #wheresryder contest start?

The #wheresryder contest will begin on Monday June 19th. The contest post will be put up on our Instagram between 3:00 and 3:15pm.

If I win, how will I know?

If you are the winner of the #wheresryder contest we will direct message you on Instagram immediately! You MUST respond to this message acknowledging your win within 5 days of us sending you the direct message. If you fail to do so, you will be disqualified from the contest and the tickets will be given to the next qualifying person who commented the fastest. Once the winner replies to the initial DM, they must give us their full name and email address to be sent to Billboard. Billboard will hold both tickets at will call under the winner’s name.

What if I have another question that’s not listed here?

Feel free to contact our Social Media Manager, Emily McMichael, by email at mcmichael.e@husky.neu if you have more questions. You can also reach us on any of our social media! Please refrain from contacting Billboard on social media about the contest.

Additional Rules and Details  

  • – Only one current Northeastern student will win both tickets
  • – Once tickets are given to the winning student, NU Student Life is no longer responsible for said tickets
  • – Tickets will be held at will call for the winning student at the festival
  • – Tickets cannot be replaced if lost once they are given to the winning student
  • – Transportation to Jones Beach is not included