March Madness Contest - March 2013
Basketball fans everywhere were glued to their TV's to watch this year's NCAA March Madness unfold. While your favorite teams battled it out, we gave you a March Madness challenge of your own. We filled a large jar with miniature basketballs and asked our patients to guess the correct number.
Congratulations go to Frank Shedleski and Jacob Riemer who both guessed 452 which was only ten away from the actual number of basketballs in the jar. As our winners, they both received a $25 gift card to Dick's Sporting Goods for some great sports gear of their own. The total number of basketballs came to 462 . . . how close was your guess?
Fishing Frenzy Contest - May 2013
With the fishing season upon us, Dr. Godwin and fishing fans everywhere were suiting up, grabbing their tackle, and hitting the water for some good old fishing fun! We thought it was a great time to have some fishing fun of our own, so we kicked off our Fishing Frenzy Contest. Lucky for you, a fishing license wasn’t needed to join in the fun. All you had to do was take a guess at the number of phony fish in our fish bowl.
Congratulations go to our winner, Chris Knight. With a great guess of 3304, Chris was just 10 away from the correct number of fish in the bowl. As our winner, Chris received a $25 gift card to Target. The actual count was 3314. Now that’s a lot of goldfish!
Patriotic Ribbon Contest - July 2013
In celebration of the Fourth of July holiday, our reception room was adorned with yards and yards of red, white and blue ribbons. The challenge was to guess the exact length of those curly ribbons and our winner came close.
Alex Petrocelli made an excellent guess of 400 feet, 5 inches—just inches away from the actual combined length of all the ribbons. As our winner, Alex received four passes to Churchville Miniature Golf. We even threw in gift cards to Arctic Circle for a fun-filled day.
The combined length of all the hanging ribbons was 406 feet, 3 inches.
Summer Seashell Contest - August 2013
Ahh, Summer . . . Don't you just love it! There's nothing better than sand between your toes, soaking up the sun, or collecting seashells by the seashore. We collected some seashells of our own, put them in a jar, and made them the theme of this year's summer contest.
Congratulations go to the winner, Jasmine Kweon. With a great guess of 257, Jasmine came closest to the actual number of seashells in the jar. As our winner, she received this Fun-In-The-Sun Beach Tote and a $10 ITunes gift card!
There were 260 seashells in the jar. How close were you?
Ravens Purple Pride Contests - September 2013
With the NFL season in full swing, the team at Bel Air Orthodontics was gearing up for some Ravens football. To show our Ravens spirit, we kicked off the football season with our Ravens Purple Pride Contests. Patients were challenged to guess the number of purple and black gumballs in the jar for a chance to win a $25 gift card to Dick's Sporting Goods. Congratulations go to Tyler Hutchens. With an entry of 287, Tyler guessed the exact number of gumballs in the jar . . . Now that's amazing.
In addition to our gumball challenge, we also held our online Ravens Raffle. We asked you to visit us on Facebook and show us your Ravens spirit. A few of our patients suited up in their best Ravens gear and shared a picture with us. We randomly drew the name of one lucky winner from those who qualified.
Congratulations go to Brian Keh who also received a $25 gift card to Dick's Sporting Goods for some cool new Ravens gear! Here's a picture of Brian and the Keh family showing off their Ravens Purple Pride. Thanks to all who participated.
To see more photo entries, visit our Facebook page . . . Go Ravens!
Halloween Contest . . . The Forbidden Zone - October 2013
It just wouldn't be Halloween without candy treats, so we put them in our Forbidden Zone jar and challenged you to guess the total number of sticky, chewy treats inside. With an amazing entry of 312, Janie Evans guessed the exact number of treats! As our winner, she received a $25 gift card to Regal Cinemas for a night at the movies!
If you're in orthodontic treatment, remember to steer clear of treats that are sticky, hard, or chewy. For Halloween tips, and braces-friendly recipes, visit our Life With Braces page
Autumn Acorn Contest . . . November 2013
Falling acorns are a sure sign that Autumn has arrived, so we decided to make them the feature of our Autumn Contest. Congratulations go to our contest winner, Kylie Ryan. With an amazing entry of 963, Kylie guessed the exact number of acorns in the jar. As our winner, she received a $20 gift card to Best Buy!
Did You Know . . . Once an acorn falls to the ground, it has les than a 1 in 10,000 chance of growing into an oak tree.
Let It Snow Contest . . . December 2013
We were dreaming of a white Christmas, so in the spirit of the holidays we held our Let It Snow Contest. To welcome in the winter weather, we filled a jar with snowballs and challenged patients to take their best guess. Everyone did a great job, but one lucky winner took home the prize!
Congratulations go to our winner, Amanda Kutcher. With an amazing entry of 111, Amanda guessed the exact number of snowballs in the jar. As our winner, she received a $25 gift card to Target!