Plug in to the Rendez-vous! contest

By the Translation Bureau

The Plug in to the Rendez-vous! contest has now ended. We would like to thank everyone who participated.

You can still watch the video clips featuring the spokespersons, Emmanuel Bilodeau and Mariette Mulaire, on the Plug in to the Rendez-vous! contest page on the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie website, and have fun trying to find the answers to their language questions on Resources of the Language Portal of Canada.

From March 2 to 22, 2017, put your language skills to the test by participating in the Plug in to the Rendez-Vous! contest held as part of the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie and Canada 150 celebrations. You could win a trip to Paris!

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How to participate

From March 2 to 22, visit the Plug in to the Rendez-vous! contest page on the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie website to watch video clips in which the spokespersons for this year’s Rendez-vous, Emmanuel Bilodeau and Mariette Mulaire, try to answer language questions. Did they give the right answers? To find out, simply refer to the relevant articles on Resources of the Language Portal of Canada.

Follow these steps to participate in the contest:

  1. Visit the Plug in to the Rendez-vous! contest page on the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie website.
  2. Watch a video clip featuring one of the two spokespersons for the 2017 Rendez-vous to get the question that you’ll need to answer.
  3. To check your answer, click on the link that takes you to the relevant article on Resources of the Language Portal of Canada.
  4. Find the answer to the question that was asked.
  5. Fill out the contest entry form (on the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie website). 
  6. Follow the same steps for each of the videos. Each correct answer counts as one contest entry.

A total of 12 video clips will be posted. The first series of 6 clips will be posted on March 2, and the second on March 9. To make sure that you don’t miss the video clips, follow us on Twitter or Facebook.

Contest prize

By participating in the contest, you could win a trip for two to Paris! The prize includes round-trip airfare provided by Air Canada, six nights' accommodation for two and $500 spending money for each person.

The winner's name will be drawn at random from all the correct answers received no later than 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on March 22, 2017. The draw will take place before March 31, 2017, at the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie offices in Ottawa. The winner's name will be posted on the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie website.

The contest is open to Canadian residents only.

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Partners

This contest is presented by Resources of the Language Portal of Canada, the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie and Air Canada

Related links

Find out about the other contests sponsored by Resources of the Language Portal of Canada as part of the 2017 Rendez-vous de la Francophonie:

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