QC Goes To NYC Sweepstakes

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From now until February 28th, ALL students of QC Makeup Academy can enter the #QCGoesToNYC Sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip for two to New York City!

That’s right, win this sweepstakes and you and your friend can win a trip to New York City for a private makeup lesson with QC tutor and celebrity makeup artist, Nathan Johnson!

And there’s more!

All students will also be automatically entered in a weekly prize draw!

Thank you to everyone who participated so far! Our weekly draws are now over, however, the grand prize draw will take place NEXT Tuesday, so keep submitting your entry points!

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How It Works

Step 1: Enroll online or by phone.

Step 2: Receive your student number by email.

Step 3: Enter the sweepstakes by filling out the form below with the following information:

  • Your full name
  • Your student number
  • Your email
  • A short paragraph on why you want to win (200 words max)
  • A link to a makeup look that inspires you

Step 4: Get more chances to win by:

  • Visiting QC’s Facebook Page
  • Tweeting about the contest (extra points awarded each day)
  • Completing an assignment on one of your courses
  • Posting a comment on the Beauty Buzz
  • Tagging us on social media using the hashtag #QCGoesToNYC
  • Follow us on Pinterest and share our QC Goes to NYC image

Step 5: There will be a random weekly prize draw every Tuesday starting January 3rd. Winners will be put back into the mix for future weekly draws and the grand prize draws.

Step 6: The lucky winner will win a trip to New York City for them and a guest, and will attend a private makeup lesson with Nathan Johnson for free! This grand prize includes round trip transportation, two nights of accommodations, and $200 of spending money per person!

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Bookmark this page! Every time you tweet to us, tag us, or complete an assignment, you will have to submit your entry through this form.

Courses & Pricing

Did you know? Enroll in more than one course and you’ll receive 50% off any additional course you choose (of equal or lesser value)!

Learn the fundamentals of makeup artistry, daytime, evening and bridal makeup. Then, learn how to start your own freelance makeup business.

Free Makeup Kit

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Learn everything in our Makeup Artistry course plus makeup for theater, movies, fashion shows, and photo shoots.

Free Makeup Kit

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Combine your love for fashion and makeup artistry with this two-in-one course. You’ll be able to offer clients amazing make-over services.

Free Makeup Kit

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Take your skills to the next level with this advanced workshop. Learn the makeup techniques Nathan Johnson uses on celebrity clients.

Free Eye Shadow Palette

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Learn how to create ghoulish creatures, age characters, apply bald caps, simulate injuries, and much more.

Free SFX Makeup Kit

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Learn the fundamentals of using an airbrush to apply foundation and corrections, stencil tattoos and create fantasy characters!

Free Airbrush Kit

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Learn how to create beautiful updos, period pieces and styles for the red carpet.

Free Styling Wand

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Sweepstakes FAQs

Have a question? We’ve answered some of them below! If you’re still unsure or if your question isn’t answered, you can check out the full contest rules, or contact us and we’ll be happy to help.

What if I’ve already enrolled?

Great news! Every QC student, new and old, is eligible for this sweepstakes. Simply fill our the form above, and enter in your student number. If you’re a student or graduate and have forgotten your student number, please contact the school.

Can I enter the sweepstakes if I’m not in North America?

Yes! The Student Appreciation Sweepstakes is open to all students.

Am I entered into the sweepstakes automatically when I enroll with QC?

Not quite. Once you’ve enrolled and received your student number, you need to revisit this page and enter the sweepstakes by filling out the form above.

How can I improve my odds of winning?

When you enter the sweepstakes, you have one entry. You can earn additional entries to the sweepstakes when you comment on the Beauty Buzz Blog, complete an assignment in your course, visit our Facebook page, and Tweet about the contest (you can do this once a day!).

How does the weekly draw work?

There will be a different prize each week. The “weekly prize” items will be announced on Wednesdays for the following Tuesday’s draw. Every Tuesday, a random winner will be selected from all the sweepstakes entries. The winner’s name will then be put back into the pool of entries, and still be eligible for future weekly draws AND the grand prize.

When will the winner be announced?

The contest ends on February 28th, 2017. The winner will be announced no later than March 6th, 2016.

What happens if I win?

And we hope you do!

We’ll contact you by phone with the good news no later than March 8th, 2016. We’ll then proceed to send you all the information regarding your trip which will take place in between April 17th and May 1st, 2017.

When will the trip take place?

The trip to New York will take place sometime between April and May, 2017. Please ensure that you will be able to travel anytime between these dates. More information regarding the details of the trip will be sent to you after you accept your prize.

What will I learn in the private lesson with Nathan Johnson?

The private lesson with Nathan Johnson will be personalized lesson just for you! Before your trip to New York, you will tell us what skills you want to learn and/or improve on. You will also submit a face chart beforehand, and then complete the actual application on a professional model in New York. Nathan will be with you throughout this process to guide you through steps.

Where can I get more information on the sweepstakes?

You can read the full contest rules here.

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There’s no better time to start on the road to an exciting career! Remember, the sooner you enroll, the more time you have to accumulate additional sweepstakes entries.

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