Posted by on April 1, 2014 in Site, Contest

ACOM_BranchOut250x250_badgeEven though it is April 1st, this post is no joke.

Today we are kicking off Cycle 4 of the Branch Out contest – a chance at winning a prize pack that includes professional research assistance, a one-year subscription to, an AncestryDNA test, and a photo book from MyCanvas.  

Heidi Hall was our big winner in October, Stacy Woodley won in December, Cindy Hillman won in February and we are looking for our next lucky recipient. Could it be you? The next drawing will be held on May 5th so submit your entry now!

Enter online by providing your name, complete mailing address, email address, phone number, and a brief story (not to exceed 500 words in length) of your family history (the “Theme”). Please note if you entered the contest in one of the previous Cycles you will need to submit a new entry to be eligible for the Cycle 4 contest.

This contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States (or the District of Columbia) and you can read all the Official Rules here.


Make sure to enter now! Good luck!


*, at its own discretion, may select additional winners during the Promotional Periods.

About Kristie Wells

Kristie is Ancestry's Head of Global Social Media and Online Support Community and is responsible for developing and managing the company's social media and social business offerings worldwide. She works with a team of community managers, genealogists and social content developers to help educate Ancestry's existing customers, inspire new family historians and expand awareness into new social audiences and communities. She has a deep love of family history and is currently trying to break through the brick wall of her Christophier line (that was supposedly French and Catalan, but it seems was really the Christopher's from Iowa) and to one day prove where the heck William Wells of Southhold, NY (b. 1608) was really born.

1 Comment

Charles Mannering 

Why is this only available for USA. I thought was spposed to be World Wide

April 15, 2014 at 4:53 am