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October Social Media Contest

Begins at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23, through 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25.

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Get a jump on the holidays by entering the October social media contest for your chance to win tickets in the new "Oh Ca$hmas Tree" scratch game that debuts Oct. 3. We'll be awarding tickets in this $2 game that offers you the chance to win up to $10,000 instantly! This game is also eligible for our upcoming holiday promotion. Be sure to save any nonwinning tickets so you can Play It Again®.

We'll give away five prize packs in our social media contest that each contain $20 in tickets in the Oh Ca$hmas Tree game.

There's no purchase necessary to enter our social media contest, you just have to answer our contest question. If you're one of our five winners, we'll ship your prize package directly to you.

You can enter our social media contest beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23, through 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25.

Enter our contest from one of these social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Threads, or Twitter. Choose the platform you want to use to make your entry, click on the contest link, fill out the contest entry form and click submit. That's it.

We'll post the contest question on the designated contest entry page on the Iowa Lottery's website, and put a hyperlink to it on each of the social media platforms involved. At the end of the contest entry period, we'll select five winners from all of the eligible answers submitted. Winners will be announced here and also on our social media pages once they are ready.

We will notify the winners by email. If you are one of the winners, we will need to verify your information to claim your prize pack! Winners will have until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, to verify their information with us. We'll also select alternates in case any of the winners are ineligible.

A few other details:

  • You must currently be residing in Iowa to participate.
  • You must be at least 21 years old to enter.
  • There's no purchase necessary to enter or win.
  • You can enter only one time, from one of the social media platforms involved (Facebook, Instagram, Threads or Twitter), and only on your own behalf. If you try to enter more than once or to make an entry on behalf of someone else, only your first entry will be accepted. Any prize won through a later entry will be forfeited.

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