Steuben Contact CardSteuben County is pleased to support the 2016 Car-Free Challenge. When you drive less, everyone wins. We encourage you to register, log your trips, and be eligible to WIN PRIZES!

Scroll down for the basic info and detailed rules so you know the ins and outs of what we’re doing!

Participating in the Challenge is FUN & EASY!





Register for carpooling

511NY Southern Tier Rideshare is a FREE resource to help you find carpool partners who live or work in Steuben and Chemung Counties.  When you sign up for ridematching, you’ll join other riders and drivers in a secure database.  Not only will you save money, you’ll also be eligible to enter a raffle to WIN a $25 grocery gift card when you register for carpooling.  

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Eligibility. If you reside, work, or attend school in Steuben County, New York, you are eligible to participate in the Challenge. You must participate at least 3 days out of 14 days in order to be eligible for the Grand Prize Drawing.

Timeframe. The Car Free Challenge will run from September 22 until October 5, 2016.

Registration. Once registration is open, you can register at any time before or during the Challenge.  Make sure to select Steuben County.

Eligibility for Prizes. You may enter the Challenge and be eligible for prizes by visiting and logging your daily efforts there.

All entries eligible for the Grand Prize Drawing must be logged before the cut off time of 11:59 PM on October 5th, 2016.  You must participate at least 3 days out of 14 days in order to be eligible for the Grand Prize Drawing. Daily winners of $20 gift cards will be drawn from the previous day’s entries (due by midnight each day).

Daily Prizes. 14 daily gift cards worth $20 each.  Grand Prize will be awarded at the Grand Prize Drawing on October 6th, 2016.

Grand Prize. One grand prize will be drawn – a 26″ Roadmaster Granite Peak Men’s Bike!

Prize Drawings. A random drawing will be held approximately 1 business day after the close of the each day’s entries to select daily winners. A random drawing will also be held on October 6th, 2016 to determine the winner of the Grand Prize. Organizers will notify each potential winner by e-mail or phone within 24 hours following the drawing.

Odds of Winning. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible people participating in the Challenge. Each day logged with Car-Free efforts counts as an entry. The more days logged by an individual, the greater the odds of winning a prize. Limit one log per day per participant.

Restrictions. Prizes are nonrefundable. The prizes may not be replaceable if lost, damaged, or stolen.  Sponsor is not required to (but may at its sole discretion) offer any substitutions, cash redemptions, or alternative to prizes awarded under this Contest. All prizes awarded are subject to the restrictions and limitations noted in these Official Rules, on the prizes and/or included with the prizes.


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Thank you to the following local businesses for donating prizes.

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