Ride & Win!

Contest for Riders Ages 13 – 21

Turn your everyday bus rides into exciting chances to win awesome prizes. Introducing our Ride & Win youth rider contest.

Girl riding a bus
Girl riding a bus

How to Play

Participating is a breeze! Here's how you can earn points and boost your chances of winning one of our incredible prizes:

QR Code Quest

Each time you hop on a SolTrans bus, keep an eye out for the special QR code. Scan it with your smartphone to instantly earn points and get one step closer to winning.

Insta-Bus Moments

Capture the essence of your bus journey in a snapshot! Take pictures during your ride, showcasing the sights, friends, or even your favorite window view. Share the photo on Instagram, tag @ridesoltrans, and use the hashtag #Ride&Win for extra points!

*Contest runs from September 1 to September 30. Open to youth aged 13 - 21. Terms and conditions apply.*

The Prizes

Get ready to take home the tech of your dreams! The top 3 contestants who gather the most points will walk away with one of these incredible prizes:

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Pro

16” Samsung
Galaxy Book3 Pro

A powerhouse of performance and style, perfect for all your creative and academic endeavors.

Macbook Air

13.6” MacBook Air

Unleash your potential with this sleek and powerful companion, ideal for students and young innovators.


iPad (10th Gen)
w/ Pencil

Fuel your imagination and stay productive with this dynamic duo that's great for both work and play.

Winners will be announced the week of October 8, 2023.

Follow the Fun

Stay connected with us on Instagram to see what fellow participants are sharing. Join the community of riders who are turning their daily commutes into exciting adventures.Are you up for the challenge? Don't miss out on the chance to win incredible prizes while doing what you already love – riding the bus and exploring the bay. The "Ride & Win" contest is your ticket to tech-savvy success. Get on board now!

Terms and Conditions


  1. Sponsor: The Sponsor of Instant Entry is SolTrans
  2. Eligibility: Ride & Win (the "Contest") is only open to those who sign up at https://gleam.io/LXVWl/instant-entry and are between the ages of 13 - 21 as of the date of entry. The Contest is open to bus riders only, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees, interns, representatives, officers, and directors of SolTrans (the "Sponsor") and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household are not eligible to participate in the Contest. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
  3. Agreement to Rules: By entering the Contest, the contestant ("You") agree to comply with and abide by these Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, you agree to accept the Sponsor's decisions as final and binding as it relates to the content of this campaign. Entrants should look solely to the Sponsor with any questions, comments or issues related to the Contest.
  4. Entry Period: The Contest begins on September 1, 2023 at 12:00AM PDT and ends on September 30, 2023 at 11:59PM PDT (the "Entry Period"). Entries submitted before or after the Entry Period will not be eligible.
  5. How to Enter: The Contest must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided at https://gleam.io/LXVWl/instant-entry and pass any verification requirements (email or fraud score) set by the Sponsor. The entry must fulfill all requirements of the Contest, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications of the Contest may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules of the Contest, your submission may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.
  6. Prizes: The winner(s) of the Contest (the "Winner") will receive the following prizes: • (1) 1 winner(s) will receive 16” Samsung Galaxy Book3 Pro. (2) 1 winner(s) will receive 2022 13.6” MacBook Air. (3) 1 winner(s) will receive  iPad (10th Gen) w/ Pencil 
  7. Actual/appraised value of prizes may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except for at the Sponsor's discretion. The prize is non-transferable. Substitution of the prize or transfer/assignment of the prize to others or request for the cash equivalent of the prize by the Winner is not permitted. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the Winner. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor to use the Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  8. Odds of Winning: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  9. Winner Selection and Notification: The Winners will be selected by point aggregation under the supervision of the Sponsor. The Winner will be notified within 10 days of the winner selection. The Sponsor shall have no liability for a Winner's failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for a Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 7 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt of the prize offered in this Contest by the Winner is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Any violation of these official rules by the Winner at the Sponsor's sole discretion will result in the Winner's disqualification as Winner, and all privileges as Winner will be immediately terminated.
  10. Rights Granted by the Entrant: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that the Sponsor and anyone acting on behalf of the Sponsor or its respective licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Contest, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. By entering this content, you represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, you will be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, you shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless SolTrans from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which SolTrans may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
  11. Terms and Conditions: The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should virus, bug, non-authorised human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond the Sponsor’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest. In such cases, the Sponsor may select a winner(s) from eligible entries received before and/or after the action taken by the Sponsor if appropriate. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. The Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Contest, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Contest rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  12. Limitation of Liability: By entering the Contest you agree to release and hold harmless SolTrans and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Contest; (iii) electronic or human error in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; (iv) technical errors of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (v) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (vi) printing errors; (vii) lost, late, postage due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail.
  13. Disputes: This Contest is governed by the laws of the United States, without respect to conflict of law doctrines. By participating in this Campaign, you agree that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in the United States having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall You be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering the Contest). You further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  14. Winners List: To request a copy of the winners list please contact the Sponsor. Requests must be sent within four (4) weeks of the end of the Entry Period.
  15. The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Reddit, Pinterest, LinkedIn or any other social networks that are used to share the Contest. You understand that you are providing your information to the owner of the Contest and not to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Reddit, Pinterest, LinkedIn or any other social networks.
  16. Acceptance of Rules: By participating in the Contest, You have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules, Terms and Conditions.