Enter to win an ESP LTD 7 String Electric Guitar signed by Stephen Carpenter

by Editor in Chief ‎11-17-2015 08:59 AM - edited ‎11-24-2015 04:28 PM

Guitar_sq.jpgBest Buy has some amazing contests throughout the year. We just had a massive toy contest with over $5000 worth of the best toys available in 2015. This contest is just as impressive since the prize is a unique, limited edition guitar. What’s so unique? For one thing it is signed by the amazing Stephen Carpenter, guitarist extraordinaire. For another thing, it has 7 strings! Enter for your chance to win this awesome instrument!


Find the best toys at Best Buy contest

by Editor in Chief ‎11-06-2015 09:00 AM - edited ‎11-20-2015 12:59 PM

1106_ToysContest_Blog.jpgToys are an essential part of the holidays, and this is a great year for new toys. There are new motorized vehicles, new robots, and many new smart toys you control with an app on a smartphone or tablet. This is also the year we get to play with a whole new selection of Star Wars toys to coincide with the release of the new Star Wars movie. Best Buy is going to give four lucky people a chance to win a huge selection of these awesome toys. The prizes for this contest are absolutely incredible. Learn how to enter to win the most amazing toy contest you can imagine.


Enter to win the new iRobot Roomba 980 Vacuum Cleaning Robot

by Editor in Chief ‎10-23-2015 10:45 AM - edited ‎10-28-2015 11:08 AM

Roomba-980.jpgVacuuming has turned an evolutionary corner. Not the act of vacuuming; you can still use an old vacuum if you want to. But if you’d rather not “do” vacuuming you don’t have to. Vacuuming once required standing, pushing, pulling … and time! Not anymore. Vacuuming has reached the “set it and forget it” stage with the Roomba 980. Read on to learn about the latest from iRobot and how to win one for your home.



Call of Duty: Black Ops III will be available very soon!  Gamers all across the country can't wait to get their copy of this very popular gaming franchise. Best Buy is going to make this a very memorable game launch for ten very lucky gamers by giving away the chance to upgrade to the highly coveted Juggernog Edition.  Read about how you can have a chance to win:


Celebrate the grand opening of the newly transformed Best Buy stores across Canada

by Editor in Chief ‎10-02-2015 03:58 PM - edited ‎10-13-2015 08:53 AM

GO_Banner_Blog.jpgYou’ll love what we’ve done with the place! The transformation is complete for 55 new Best Buy stores across Canada. Early this year we announced that many of our stores were going to be rebranded as Best Buys and now that process is complete. Come into one of these stores and complete a ballot and you may win a fantastic prize.  Read on for all the details:


Join Best Buy for the #GearUp4School Twitter party

by Editor in Chief ‎08-25-2015 03:07 PM - edited ‎08-27-2015 05:05 PM

TwitterPartyaug2615.jpgWith Back to School just around the corner Microsoft, Intel and Best Buy have come together to create a Twitter party perfect for students! They’ll have great tips for getting prepared for Back to school and being successful when you get there! they're also giving away an amazing student prize pack that includes a Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft!


Join us at the #PermissionToHover Twitter Party!

by Community Manager on ‎08-17-2015 12:20 PM - last edited on ‎08-20-2015 12:13 PM by Editor in Chief


“Helicopter parenting” - often used as a negative description for a parent who is always around, hovering over their children... but lets be honest, there are certain times in our kids’ lives where it’s ok to hover a bit - especially when we’re covering the bill! Wait… you’re buying what with my credit card?!


We’ll be giving parents #PermissionToHover as they get their families ready for back to school this Thursday, August 20th from 2pm – 3pm EST with an expert panel @BestBuyCanada.


Enter Best Buy's back to school scavenger hunt contest

by Editor in Chief ‎08-14-2015 08:30 AM - edited ‎09-03-2015 10:12 AM


BTS-Contest-Blog.jpgSummer is winding down and that means it is time to prepare for back to school. Every student needs something, whether it's clothes, shoes, pencils or pens. Navigating the aisles and websites to locate the best products to complete your back to school list can be daunting. The last thing you need is to struggle with the terminology of the new technology. Best Buy is going to help with this fantastic tech terms scavenger hunt. You'll learn what some of the lingo really means, and at the same time have a chance to win great prizes.



Osheaga-Banner-sm.jpgMusic festivals and summer ... what could be sweeter?  Perhaps winning tickets to a summer music festival? Best Buy will be giving away 2 sets of passes to the Osheaga Music festival for 3 life altering memorable days filled with music, dancing and fun. If you will be in the Montreal area from July 31st until August 2, then read on to learn how to enter.


Learn about Samsung’s SUHD TVs at Best Buy’s See More, Feel More Twitter party

by Editor in Chief on ‎07-03-2015 09:00 AM - last edited on ‎07-09-2015 10:58 AM by Blogger

Samsung_SUHD_TwitterParty_contest.jpgGet excited for the experience of watching television at home again. Best Buy and Samsung are hosting a Twitter Party so you can learn why the new Samsung SUHD TVs bring back the exciteement of owning a television. Come and participate and you might also win great prizes! 


Turn summer on Pinterest contest to win a $500 Best Buy Gift Card

by Editor in Chief ‎06-19-2015 09:00 AM - edited ‎06-26-2015 08:41 AM

TurnSummerOn_PinBackyard_PlugIn.jpgBest Buy is getting ready for summer with this 3rd and final installment in the Turn Summer On contest series.  This contest will involve pinning items onto a Pinterest board, then tweeting the location of that board so everyone can see items you would like to have this summer.  Read on to learn how to enter so you don't miss on your chance to win!


Turn summer on Facebook contest to win a $1000 gift card

by Editor in Chief ‎06-12-2015 04:56 PM - edited ‎06-23-2015 11:58 AM



Best Buy is helping Canadians kick off summer fun with a series of pre-summer contests.  This contest is really easy to enter and you can win a gift card from Best Buy for $1000.  Read on to learn how to enter so you don't miss on your chance to win!


Join Best Buy's Turn on Summer Twitter Party

by Editor in Chief ‎06-08-2015 02:27 PM - edited ‎06-23-2015 12:00 PM

BBY_TurnSummerOn_TwitterSelfie_PlugIn.jpgJoin us at Best Buy Canada on Friday June 12th from 11am to 12pm (PDT). We’ll be joined by along with special guests Withings & Microsoft Canada who will share their insights and best buy recommendations for the summer time gear. Be prepared to have the best summer ever; bring your questions and let’s have a summer-time conversation.


Enter Best Buy's Road to E3 Twitter contest to win great gaming prizes

by Editor in Chief ‎06-05-2015 10:17 AM - edited ‎06-09-2015 02:48 PM

We are celebrating the advent of another great E3 conference with our "Road to E3" Twitter contest. The prizes will include consoles from the biggest manufactures and, of course, amazing games. We want everyone to have a chance to win; in fact each person can get up to 7 chances to win. Entering the contest is fast and easy. Here are all the details:


Win a Samsung 4K SUHD TV and a trip to Toronto to experience The Samsung More Room

by Editor in Chief ‎05-19-2015 10:47 AM - edited ‎06-23-2015 12:04 PM

Samsung_SUHD_Contest_1200x627.jpgThe television section in a Best Buy store is a place to dream. Around every corner is a bright amazing image: crystal clear entertainment magic. Some shelves have HD televisions, some have the vivid detail of 4K UHD displays, and some even have dazzling 3D. Then there’s the cream of the crop. The best example of this last category is the new Samsung SUHD television. Best Buy is giving away one of these, the best televisions available, in this contest. You can also win an exclusive trip to Toronto to get the Samsung SUHD experience like never before! Read on to learn how to enter:


Win a Dyson DC77 Vacuum for your home

by Editor in Chief ‎05-15-2015 11:43 AM - edited ‎05-19-2015 10:23 AM

0515_Dyson_Contest_B_Header_700x400_en.jpgCleaning up your home is easier with a Dyson vacuum.  It has all the features that will make your floors and carpets dirt and dust free like never before. Best Buy will be giving away one of the newest, and most powerful vacuums available, the Dyson Cinetic DC77 Animal. Let us know which of this machine’s many incredible features makes it a perfect fit for your home for your chance to win.  Read on for all the details:


Enter the Best Buy Get packing and win contest

by Editor in Chief ‎02-27-2015 08:58 AM - edited ‎03-02-2015 10:30 AM

get-away.jpgDo you need a vacation? I do. How long has it been since you last got away?  For me it’s only been about six months since I was in the Caribbean.  I’m sure many of you have been waiting a lot longer than that to take off somewhere for a vacation. Perhaps you don’t have any plans to get away soon either.  Well  Best Buy might change that with this contest.  The winner will win $1000 to put toward a trip, and a new 3-piece luggage set.  Interested? Here are the details:


[FINAL]RZGC_TwitterContest_twitter2_880x440_EN.JPGReward Zone is Best Buy’s very popular loyalty points program. Earn points with every purchase, and then convert those points in to reward certificates that can be applied to future purchases.  The Reward Zone Gamers Club has additional benefits like exclusive offers and contests: this is one of those. Gamers Club members who also follow BBYC_GamersClub on Twitter will be eligible to win great prizes once we exceed 10,000 followers, which should be this week.  Join now and help us “level up” to 10,000 followers and you could be entered in a draw to win some awesome prizes. Read on for more details:


Enter Best Buy’s “make the music you love with Casio” contest

by Editor in Chief ‎01-22-2015 08:59 AM - edited ‎01-23-2015 08:15 AM

NAMM_twitter_CONTEST_EN.jpgBest Buy isn’t just a technology store. They also carry a wide range of musical supplies, from top manufacturers, in store and especially online. Best Buy is determined to help Canadians to make the music they love. In collaboration with Casio, they will be bringing you news from the showroom floor of the NAMM show where the newest music innovations will be presented. Also Best Buy and Casio are giving you a chance to win a Casio keyboard and other essentials to help you make the music you love. Read on for more details.


Enter to win the ultimate wearable tech package

by Editor in Chief ‎12-29-2014 12:13 PM - edited ‎12-30-2014 04:30 PM

debra-fitbit.jpgDidn't get the wearable tech that you had on your Christmas list? Me either!  You can enter this contest to have a chance to win about $1200 of the most amazing fitness and health trackers available.  Read on for more details:


Win the new Wearable for Pets from Motorola

by Editor in Chief ‎12-22-2014 12:23 PM - edited ‎12-22-2014 12:27 PM

motopet.JPGDoes your dog love to jump on strangers, bark at the slightest noise or have you chasing after it down the street on a regular basis?  Such common issues can be remedied with a lot of training. You can also get some relief from the latest technology from Motorola. Pet wearables are the new addition to the technology landscape. They can help you locate your pet and help you train your pet. And you can be one of the first to try it if you win this contest.  Read on to learn more:


Best Buy's Keep Fit for the holidays Contest: Win a Fitbit Charge

by Editor in Chief ‎12-15-2014 10:18 AM - edited ‎04-10-2015 10:30 AM

fitbit charge.jpgWearable technology has seriously been changing lives.  We all know how important exercise is to keeping healthy, yet many of us don't exercise every day.   Wearables like the Fitbit Charge make getting enough exercise really easy. Wear one, and suddenly your life will change. That's what this contest from Best Buy will do, help one person keep fit for the holidays, and for the rest of their life. The winner can decide if they want it for themselves, or to give as a gift so a loved one can become healthier. Read on for all the details:


Best Buy's Escape Holiday Chaos Contest: Part 1 Win a Muse Headband

by Editor in Chief ‎12-08-2014 09:55 AM - edited ‎12-11-2014 09:36 AM

muse-headband.jpgRelax? Buying presents, cleaning, decorating, entertaining—the non-stop hustle-and-bustle can be daunting. Yes, the holidays can be hectic. You know it will all work out though; the holidays will be enjoyed by all. To help make it less stressful, enter this contest and  you may win the newest and most innovative relaxation tool invented, the Muse Brain-Sensing headband. Read on to learn more:


Celebrate 12 days of Perfect Gift Ideas with Best Buy to win amazing prizes

by Editor in Chief ‎12-08-2014 08:54 AM - edited ‎12-15-2014 11:28 AM

12-days-contest.jpgBy now you have finished all your shopping, and the wrapping and you can rest with your feet up sipping hot cocoa calmly waiting for December 25th to arrive. NO? Me either! For many people on my list I haven’t a clue what to get.  If you’d like some inspiration then this is the perfect contest for you.  Participate in Best Buy’s 12 days of perfect gift ideas contest and you will be inspired with great ideas, and may win something amazing too. Read on for all the details:


Win a Dyson Vacuum to easily Tidy up for the holidays

by Editor in Chief ‎12-04-2014 01:37 PM - edited ‎12-11-2014 11:28 AM

dyson-dc78.jpgThe holidays are full of the fun, family and festivities.  They also require the inevitable cleaning before guests arrive and after the gifts are opened and appreciated.  Simplifying chores are what Dyson vacuums do best.  You can ask for a Dyson under the tree, of course. Before that, you can enter Best Buy’s “Tidy up for the holidays” contest and you may win the Dyson DC78 Animal Cinetic Vacuum. Read on for more details:


Hunger Games Mockingjay


The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Mockingjay - Part 1 will be in theatres on November 21st and you have a chance to win 2 tickets to the Hollywood premiere and 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablets, courtesy of Samsung and Best Buy. Read on for more details.


Share Your Musical Talent to Enter Best Buy’s International Music Day Contest

by Editor in Chief ‎10-01-2014 11:00 AM - edited ‎10-02-2014 01:55 PM

INT-Music-Day-blog2.jpgInternational Music Day is on October 1st and Best Buy wants to celebrate with musicians and music lovers across Canada.  Best Buy is encouraging you to share YouTube links to music you have created with the rest of the country in a comment on its Facebook page.  This is a great way to showcase your talent and boost the views to your performances on YouTube. Each eligible Facebook comment also counts as an entry to win a selection of recording equipment worth approximately $1000 from Best Buy. Read on for more details


Snag a new unlocked Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone from Best Buy Mobile

by Editor in Chief ‎08-15-2014 12:50 PM - edited ‎08-15-2014 12:59 PM

s5contest.pngAre you heading back to school with an old flip phone handed-down from a parent or sibling? Perhaps your phone isn’t that old, but you would still prefer an upgrade? Best Buy Mobile and Samsung are going to give you an opportunity to snag a brand new, unlocked, Samsung Galaxy S5 just in time for fall classes to begin.  You’ve seen it on the commercials: beautifully slim, great camera, fingerprint scanner – that’s the one. And if you enter this contest, it can be yours. Read on for more details …


Get all set up with the Best Buy back to school contest

by Editor in Chief ‎08-05-2014 10:19 AM - edited ‎08-05-2014 10:50 AM

pinterest-image-en.pngStudents, teachers and parents are beginning to prepare for back to school. Do you know what your back to school list will be like this year?  Our needs change each year, of course. Some of us will be replacing a laptop, others a printer or cellphone.  Here’s a way to get most of the things that will have you set up for success this year. Create a Pinterest board of some of the things you’ll be looking for this year, and you might win one of ten $1000 e-gift cards from Best Buy. Read on for more details:


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Compare last year’s photos of your children with your kids today – the difference is startling! Photography allows us to capture the past and compare it to the present. Before and after photos are really interesting: especially when they are done well. Some can even be hilarious. Try composing a before and after photo series and you will have created a unique photo memory and you might win the awesome Canon Rebel T5i camera. Read on for more details …


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