C3 Terms & Conditions

C3 Timeline

  • April 1 & April 3C3 Challenge announced at AEI & NAR’s Broker Summit
  • May 1 – Deadline for associations and brokerages to confirm their participation with NAR, and receive $500 seed money (for the first 40 applicants)
  • May 1 – Participants begin running their campaigns
  • May 15 – Final distribution of seed money to first 40 applicants
  • May 1 to Sept. 1 – C3 Challenge campaigns in progress
  • Sept. 1 – C3 Challenge Campaign Closes
  • Sept. 6 – Participants will find out how many new members or agents engaged with C2EX during their C3 campaigns, by close of business at NAR
  • Sept. 13 – Final applications due from participants for the chance to win $10,000
  • Sept. 13 to Oct. 13 – C2EX Committee evaluates applications
  • Oct. 15 – Winners notified by the C2EX Committee
  • Nov. 6-11 – Winners honored during NAR’s Conference & Expo in San Francisco

C3 Rules


Applications to RECEIVE SEED MONEY in the C3 Challenge received after 11:59 p.m. C.D.T. on May 1, 2019 will be declined. Applications received after the May 1st deadline will not receive seed money, but will be entered into the contest.

The winners of the $10,000 prizes will be honored during NAR’s Conference & Expo in San Francisco. Winners are encouraged to be present during the Conference.

To be counted in an association’s or brokerage’s numbers, the member must have completed at least one C2EX competency. To learn more about the C2EX program, follow this link: https://www.nar.realtor/commitment-to-excellence. Completing a C2EX competency will include finishing all of the following: the assessment, learning paths, and required tasks associated with that competency.

Participants must be members in good standing of the National Association of REALTORS®.

Associations or brokerages who received the seed money can add additional funds and resources to their C3 Challenge campaign beyond the $500 seed money.

Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. C.D.T. on the deadline date to be considered as a candidate for that calendar year's awards. All entries shall become the property of NAR and will not be returned. A winner in each of the three categories will be selected by the C2EX committee.

The finalists' application materials will be sent to the C2EX committee for scoring. The C2EX committee will award points to finalists' entries based on the creativity and results of their C3 campaign. The committee's decisions are final and in the committee’s sole discretion.

Participants’ entry information will not be shared with anyone outside of the National Association of REALTORS® staff and the C2EX committee; the C2EX committee will receive only the information necessary to evaluate the application.

The staff of NAR and the program sponsors will not take phone calls or release any information regarding the judging process, or status of the entries.

In order to receive the prize, winners must sign an affidavit of eligibility and be willing to be interviewed, photographed, filmed, and featured in NAR promotions.

C2EX committee members and staff of NAR are ineligible to participate.

NAR, and the C2EX committee aren't responsible for late, stolen, technical problems, or misdirected entries. Winners will be notified by email.

If there is insufficient participation in any of the three categories, NAR may, in its sole discretion, decide to not award a $10,000 prize in any of three categories.

By participating, you release NAR from any and against any and all injury, loss or damage caused or claimed to be caused by your participation in the C2EX Challenge and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of the prize or seed money. By participating, you agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the C2EX Challenge, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (b) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the C2EX Challenge, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses.

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