Coinbase Sweepstakes

Below you'll find information about the current and more recent Coinbase New User and Trading Sweepstakes. As sweepstakes complete, the information is removed.

The Coinbase Wallet Avalanche Emojis Story Contest is a contest available to eligible Coinbase users (see eligibility requirements below). The contest starts on June 22, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time (PT), and ends on July 1, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. PT. 

Check out the Official Rules for more details.

Prizes

  • Grand prize: One winner will receive $25,000 in Avalanche (AVAX) 

  • First prize: One winner will receive $15,000 in AVAX

  • Second prize: One winner will receive $10,000 in AVAX

Enter the contest

There is a limit of one entry per person and one prize per household. 

To enter, you must:

  1. Download the Coinbase Wallet app. 

  2. Create a new Coinbase Wallet or import an existing wallet to Coinbase Wallet.

  3. Link your Coinbase Wallet to your Coinbase account.

  4. Add any amount of AVAX to your Coinbase Wallet. 

  5. Tweet an original story told only in emojis using both 🔺 and 🧿 which represent Avalanche and Coinbase Wallet respectively, including your Coinbase Wallet username with the hashtag #CoinbaseWalletAVAXContest.  

Important: The entry should be limited to 140 characters or less. If your story is told in threaded tweets, only the first tweet will be judged and must include all entry criteria (i.e., original emoji story, hashtag, and your Coinbase Wallet username). 

For more information on how to get started with Coinbase Wallet and add crypto to your wallet, see these tutorials.

Eligibility

To be eligible for an entry, you must:

  • Be a legal resident of a country where both the Coinbase app and Coinbase Wallet app are available, excluding any countries where prohibited by law or any countries embargoed by the United States

  • Have an existing Twitter account or create a new one 

  • Be an existing or new Coinbase account and a Coinbase Wallet 

Content restrictions 

An Entrant must not post, share or otherwise communicate any Tweet which includes the following:

  • Any content providing personally identifiable information about yourself or any third parties, such as an address, phone number or any contact information

  • Content in violation of third-party right including, but not limited to, copyright, trademark, right of publicity or any other proprietary right

  • Content that is libelous, defamatory, disparaging or tortious

  • Content that is sexually explicit

  • Content referring to lotteries or gambling

  • Content including explicit or offensive language

  • Content advocating violence

  • Content advocating illegal activities

  • Content advocating tobacco, alcohol or drugs

  • Content advocating dangerous stunts

  • Content referring to weapons of any kind including, but not limited to, guns or bombs

  • Content that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age or any basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation

  • Any content that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where the content is created

  • Any content that denigrates, disparages or reflects negatively on the Sponsor, the Administrator, its services and products and/or its employees, or on any other person, company, services or product, or that disparages the Sponsor’s or Administrator’s competitors.

Confirming the contest email or social media post legitimacy

Here are some tips to confirm that the Coinbase Wallet Avalanche Emojis Story Contest information is actually from Coinbase:

If you encounter anything suspicious, please report it to [email protected]

Notifying winners

If you win, you will receive a direct message to your Twitter account from Coinbase’s official Twitter account (@Coinbase) with instructions on how to claim your prize. 

Potential winners are required to:

  • Respond to the notification email within two days

  • Complete an affidavit

  • Complete a W-9 form

  • Agree to have their first name, last initial, city, and state published on the complete winners list 

Potential winners become confirmed winners only after they complete all requirements.

For more information, please see the Official Rules.

Additional Terms

Visit the Coinbase Wallet Avalanche Emojis Story Contest Official Rules for a complete view of eligibility requirements.

The Coinbase Trading Sweepstakes is a giveaway available to eligible Coinbase users (see eligibility requirements below). The sweepstakes starts on June 8, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time (PT), and ends on June 21, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. PT. 

Check out the Official Rules for more details.

Prizes

  • Tier 1: 1 winner will receive $50K in Sandbox (SAND)

  • Tier 2: 5 winners will receive $5K in SAND

  • Tier 3: 250 winners will receive $100 in SAND 

Enter the sweepstakes

You can enter the sweepstakes by making a buy of SAND on the Coinbase app or Coinbase.com (inclusive of fees) or through mail-in entry. A maximum of ten entries may be earned. 

Trades can be cumulative trades, inclusive of transaction fees, on the Coinbase app or Coinbase.com, during the promotion period. Trades made via Coinbase Pro (pro.coinbase.com) and Advanced Trade are ineligible and will not help you earn a sweepstakes entry. 

Purchase

To enter by making a purchase, you must:

  • Be a citizen in one of the 50 United States (excluding Hawaii and New York)

  • Be an existing or new account holder 

  • Opt in to participate in the sweepstakes

  • Make a buy of $100 or more of SAND (inclusive of fees)

Mail-in entry

To enter without making a purchase, use the mail-in entry method outlined below.

Enter by mail

If you’re having issues completing the entry steps above, you can enter the sweepstakes by mail. Mail-in entries must include all requested information to be considered an entry and to earn one entry. A maximum of ten mail-in entries can be sent. 

Neither sponsor nor administrator is responsible for late, lost, damaged, stolen, incomplete, illegible, postage due, or misdirected entries. Proof of mailing doesn't constitute proof of delivery.

A mail-in entry must:

  • Have a handwritten return and mailing address

  • Include all requested information (as stated below) to be considered an entry 

  • Be postmarked by June 21, 2022, and received no later than June 28, 2022 

A mail-in entry won’t:

  • Receive confirmation of receipt 

  • Be accepted if submitted as a photocopy, facsimile, or reproduction 

To enter by mail:

  1. Handwrite the following information on the front of a card or paper:

    • Name

    • Address (including city, state, and zip code)

    • Email address

    • Telephone number

  2. Mail the single card or paper in an envelope to: 

          Coinbase June 2022 SAND Trading Sweepstakes

          Ventura Associates, Intl. LLC,

494 8th Avenue, Suite 1700

          New York, NY 10001 (Attn: KM) 

Entry confirmation

Once you’ve successfully completed the entry requirements, you’ll receive a notification within 24 hours confirming your sweepstakes entry from one of the following email addresses: 

Check your junk/spam folder if you don’t see the email in your inbox.

Confirmation email not received 

If you haven’t received a confirmation email, make sure that:

  • You’ve successfully completed all entry requirements listed above by June 21, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. PT

  • It’s been 24 hours since you completed the entry steps

  • The email confirmation from Coinbase isn’t in your junk/spam folder

Confirming the sweepstakes email or social media post legitimacy

Here are some tips to confirm that the Coinbase Trading Sweepstakes content is actually from Coinbase:

If you encounter anything suspicious, please report it to [email protected]

Notifying winners

If you win, Coinbase will contact you directly from [email protected] or [email protected] 

Mail-in entrants selected as potential winners that do not have a Coinbase account may be contacted by a representative of our sweepstakes vendor, Ventura and Associates, to set up a Coinbase account and be asked to provide the email address associated with the potential winner’s Coinbase account in order to receive the prize.

Potential winners are required to:

  • Respond to the notification email within 2 days

  • Complete an affidavit

  • Complete a W-9 form

  • Agree to have their first name, last initial, city, and state published on the complete winners list 

Potential winners become confirmed winners only after they complete all requirements.

For more information, please see the Official Rules.

Additional Terms

Visit the Coinbase Trading Sweepstakes Official Rules for a complete view of eligibility requirements.

The Coinbase New User Sweepstakes is a giveaway available to new users (see eligibility below). The sweepstakes starts May 4, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. PT (Pacific Time) and ends July 6, 2022, at 11:59 a.m. PT.  

What are the prizes?

  • Tier 1: One winner will receive $500,000 in Bitcoin (BTC) 

  • Tier 2: Six winners will each receive $50,000 in BTC

  • Tier 3: Two thousand winners will each receive $100 in BTC

Note: Tier 3 winners will receive an additional $5 in BTC to offset fees that may be incurred if the winners want to exchange the BTC for fiat.

Am I eligible?

If you’re a new user and meet the eligibility requirements, you’ll be automatically entered in the sweepstakes. You’ll receive an email confirming your entry. 

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a legal resident of the 50 US states (excluding HI), District of Columbia, Canada (excluding Quebec), Germany, United Kingdom, or New Zealand

  • Be a new user     

  • Sign up for a Coinbase account by July 6, 2022, and complete the following:

  • Meet our internal fraud and compliance-related criteria, including measures related to account uniqueness

Note: You can enter via mail. See the instructions below or in full at Official Rules. If you’re selected as a winner, you’ll need to create a Coinbase account to receive your prize.

Can I enter the sweepstakes if I already have a Coinbase account? 

Only new users who create a Coinbase account between May 4, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. PT and July 6, 2022, at 11:59 a.m PT can earn an entry in the sweepstakes. See the Sweepstakes Rules for information about entering via mail. 

How do I enter by mail?

To enter by mail:

  1. Handwrite the following on a piece of paper:

    • Name

    • Address, including city, state, and zip code

    • Email address

    • Telephone number

  2. Mail the card or envelope to: 

            Coinbase May 2022 New User Sweepstakes

            Ventura Associates Intl. LLC, 

            494 8th Avenue, Suite 1700

            New York, NY 10001

A mail-in entry must:

  • Include all requested information indicated above to be considered an entry and to earn one entry

  • Be postmarked no later than July 6, 2022 and received by the administrator no later than July 13, 2022

  • Include a verifiable and legible return address or it will be deemed incomplete and invalid

A mail-in entry won’t:

  • Receive confirmation of receipt

  • Be accepted if submitted as a photocopy, facsimile, or reproduction of the original

Neither sponsor nor administrator is responsible for late, lost, damaged, stolen, incomplete, illegible, postage due, or misdirected entries. Proof of mailing doesn't constitute proof of delivery.

How will I know that I successfully entered? 

Online entry

Once you’ve created an account, you’ll receive an email from [email protected] within 24 hours with information on how to complete ID verification. 

After your ID verification is successfully completed, you’ll receive an email within 24 hours confirming your sweepstakes entry.

Mail-in entry

Mail-in entries won’t receive confirmation via mail or email.

Why didn’t I receive an entry confirmation email? 

Online entry

If you didn’t receive an email from [email protected] confirming your sweepstakes entry, please make sure that you meet the eligibility requirements listed above.

Once you’ve successfully met all eligibility requirements, you’ll receive an entry confirmation email. 

Mail-in entry

Mail-in entries won’t receive a confirmation via mail or email.

How do I know that the email or social media post is legitimate?

You can confirm that the Coinbase New User Sweepstakes content is actually from Coinbase by checking the following:

If you encounter any scams, please report them to [email protected]

How will I know if I win?

Potential winners from Canada

If you’re a potential winner from Canada, you’ll be contacted via email by the sweepstakes administrator, Ventura Associates, to complete the required Canadian skill question.

Potential winners from New Zealand

If you’re a potential winner from New Zealand, you may elect to receive your prize in BTC or local currency. If you elect to receive your prize in BTC, please be aware that you can’t sell BTC for cash. You can only convert BTC to other cryptocurrencies and store it in your Coinbase account.

Important: Winners are required to agree to have their first name, last initial, city, and state/province, and country  published on the complete winners list. For more information, please see the Official Rules.

Additional Terms

Learn more about the full terms and conditions.

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