MW Announces Grand Prize Winner of 2012 Football Fan Favorite Photo Contest

Dec. 7, 2012


MW Week 1 Football Fan Favorite Photo Contest Winner

David Roche is the grand-prize winner of the 2012 Mountain West Football Fan Favorite Photo Contest. Roche snapped the photo during Nevada's 31-24 victory at California on Sept. 1.

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West has announced that David Roche is the grand-prize winner of the 2012 MW Football Fan Favorite Photo Contest.

Roche, from San Carlos, Calif., earned 662 votes from fans of the league's official Facebook page to earn the grand prize: two tickets to a MW bowl game of his choice. Previously, Roche received a MW prize pack for winning the Week 1 contest with his photo from Nevada's 31-24 victory at California on Sept. 1.


The 2012 edition of the MW Football Fan Favorite Photo Contest was developed in partnership with Lodestone Sports, the leader in social media programs for college sports. The Mountain West and Lodestone also offer MW Social Rewards, where fans earn points for participating in social media activities through the Mountain West's official social media channels. Activities including liking, sharing and commenting on Facebook posts, tweeting hashtags and retweeting, posting photos, and taking part in in-game social media conversations. The MW Social Rewards program tracks overall point leaders and individual school leaders for every Mountain West member institution. Fans can compete against their fellow fans from across the Mountain West and win prizes.

How to Play

  1. Visit MWSocialRewards.com and click on the "Sign Up" button to create a profile.

  2. Connect your Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare accounts to your MW Social Rewards profile.

  3. Engage with Mountain West social media by linking, sharing, retweeting, etc.!

Grand prizes include a trip for two to the 2013 Mountain West Basketball Championships and an iPad. The highest point earner from each MW institution will win an autographed football from the head coach of their favorite team. In the coming months, a redemption store will be available for fans to cash in points for MW and institutional merchandise.

To start earning points now, join the conversation and the fun at MWSocialRewards.com. Plus, don't forget to engage on the Mountain West's social media channels:

Mountain West on Twitter @TheMWC | @TheMWCOlySports | @MW_MHoops | @MW_WHoops
MW Twitter Hashtags: #MW | #MWFB | #MWBB

Mountain West on Facebook Facebook.com/MountainWestConference
Mountain West on YouTube YouTube.com/MountainWestConf