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A chance to win free tickets to see Beyoncé at Global Citizen Festival with msnbc Snap challenge

Here's your chance to earn free tickets to see Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran, Pearl Jam, and Coldplay at the Global Citizen Festival in New York City.
2014 Global Citizen Festival In Central Park To End extreme Poverty By 2030 (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty)
Beyonce performs onstage with Jay-Z at the 2014 Global Citizen Festival to end extreme poverty by 2030 at Central Park on September 27, 2014 in New York City. 

If you're in New York City on Aug. 17, follow msnbc on Snapchat and take a journey through the city for a chance to earn Global Citizen Festival tickets. Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran, Pearl Jam and Coldplay will headline the festival on Sept. 26 that raises awareness for extreme poverty and gives participants the tools to help combat the problem. 

On Monday, Aug. 17, follow msnbc's Snapchat handle, SHIFTMSNBC, follow the clues and qualify to earn two free festival tickets. 

Ready to get started?

1. Download the Snapchat app on your smartphone, or log in to Snapchat if you already have an account.

2. Follow SHIFTMSNBC by searching for "SHIFTMSNBC" in Snapchat's search tab.

3. Once you're a follower of SHIFTMSNBC, look out for clues starting at 9 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 17, and begin the journey which will take you to a range of locations around Manhattan. 

4. Take a Snapchat once you've solved each clue and save the photos on your phone to show NBCUniversal staff at the end of the hunt. 

5. At 4 p.m. ET, look out for a final snap from SHIFTMSNBC announcing the last location needed to finish the journey at 5 p.m. ET.

If you don't qualify for the Snap challenge, don't worry, you still have a chance to earn tickets by signing up on and taking the necessary actions. 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Void where prohibited. Open only to legal residents of the 50 U.S. or DC who are 16 or older. Begins August 17, 2015 9:00 a.m. ET and ends August 17, 2015 at 5:00pm ET. To enter, and for Official Rules and prize details, read the full rules and regulations. Sponsors: MSNBC and NBCUniversal Media, LLC.

Read the full rules and regulations here.