Riddle Contest - You could win an English or a French course in our semi-intensive program. (The contest is finished)

YMCA International Language School - August 10 2018


⌦ How to participate?

  • Each week, look for and find the answer to the riddle given.
  • Every Thursday, a new riddle will be given at noon. Check out the white board near the reception for new clues.
  • Take a selfie with the answer without moving it from its location.

⌦ How to win?

  • Find the correct answer to the riddle of the day.
  • Be the first to upload your selfie here.
  • The winner will be the first person to send the correct answer. This will be determined by the date and time when the photo was uploaded onto the platform.

⌦ Duration

  • Each Friday afternoon, we will announce the winner of the week (Facebook,Twitter, Instagram and website).
  • The duration of the contest will go on for 4 weeks (from July 23rd to August 17th, 2018), with a given riddle each week, on Thursdays.

⌦ Prizes

  • A prize will be given every week to the winner.
  • A Super Prize will be given to the person who finds and uploads first the four (4) answers to the riddles in the contest. The prize, a value of $812, will be an English or French course, from the semi-intensive program, which goes on for four (4) weeks.
  • Winners will be contacted directly by e-mail.

⌦ Conditions

  • The uploaded photo must respect the ethics and values of the YMCAs of Quebec. The school reserves the right to accept or refuse a photo that does not upholds the YMCA’s ethical standard.
  • This contest is aimed primarily at students registered in the Day Courses (mornings and afternoons, English and French courses) in the July 23rd to August 17th, 2018, session. Students in the evening courses, private lessons, and other types of courses and programs are not eligible to participate.
  • This contest is open only to those who are 18 years of age and over.
  • The prize given to the winner cannot be exchanged for a monetary value, cannot be transferred to another person, or added to any other promotional discounts.
  • All other supplementary costs, other than the cost of the course itself ($812), will be at the expense of the winner.
  • Once the Super Prize is given, you will have one (1) year to claim the prize.
  • By up-loading your photo on our platform, you accept and authorize the YMCA International Language School to use your photo on our social network and website.
  • The YMCA International Language School will not use the photos submitted by anyone other person than the winner.


Winner - Week 4

Hao Nguyen, French student, is the winner of the Riddle Contest: last week. Thank you all for participating. 

 *Answer: Poster (Love around the world)


Winner - Week 3

Juan Felipe Troncoso, English student, is the winner of the Riddle Contest: week 3.  The next riddle will be posted next Thursday, stay tuned.

*Answer: Language poster (between elevators, 5th floor)


Winner - Week 2

Raghad Alhamwi, English student, is the winner of the Riddle Contest: week 2.  The next riddle will be posted next Thursday, stay tuned.

*Answer: Emmanuèle Pradel, director - YMCA International Language School


Winner - Week 1

The RIDDLE Contest for this week has come to an end!  We did not have any winners. The next RIDDLE will be put up next Thursday, stay tuned !

*Answer: School Poster – on Stanley Street (on the wall of the building)