#YourMapleRidge Photo Contest

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To celebrate the re-launch of the official City of Maple Ridge Instagram account, we are pleased to present the #YourMapleRidge Photo Contest!  

The top ten entries will win a prize pack and the grand prize winner will receive the prize pack, $200.00 in gift cards to local businesses as well as a photo feature on the official City of Maple Ridge website, social channels and within an upcoming edition of the Maple Ridge Parks, Recreation & Culture Program Guide. 

What is the photo contest theme?


The theme (#YourMapleRidge) can be interpreted in many different ways; the subject matter of your photo and caption could range from people, animals, nature or architecture! We are looking for photos and captions that capture your unique perspective of our community and surroundings. 

How do I enter?


  1. Review the Contest Details and Terms & Conditions below.
  2. Follow us on Facebook and/or Instagram.
  3. Post a photo (or photos!) that represent(s) what Maple Ridge means to you using #YourMapleRidge. From nature to neighbours and from architecture to animals, we want to see the City through your eyes! Remember to write about your photo in the description post and tell us how the image connects with the contest theme.

@YourMapleRidge Instagram feed

  1. Contest Details
  2. Terms & Conditions

What is the photo contest theme?


The theme (#YourMapleRidge) can be interpreted in many different ways; the subject matter of your photo and caption could range from people, animals, nature or architecture! We are looking for photos and captions that capture your unique perspective of our community and surroundings. Please note that both your photo and caption are considered part of your submission.



When does the contest begin?


February 15, 2019.

When does the contest end?


March 15, 2019. 

What are the prizes?


Top Ten Finalists Will Receive:
  • Maple Ridge Swag Bag
The Grand Prize Winner Will Receive:
  • Maple Ridge Swag Bag;
  • A 3 Month Family Pass to the Maple Ridge Leisure Centre; and
  • A $200.00 gift card to a local business of their choice.
The Grand Prize Winner's Photo Will Be:
  • Featured on the official City of Maple Ridge website;
  • Featured as the official City of Maple Ridge's Facebook Page Timeline Photo for one month; and
  • Highlighted in an upcoming issue of the Maple Ridge Parks, Recreation & Culture Program Guide. 

How will the winner be determined?


A panel of judges will review all entries according to the pre-established judging criteria received between February 15 and March 15 (inclusive) and determine the top ten submissions (the finalists). The finalists will be revealed on our Facebook Page and on our Instagram Feed on March 27 which will mark the start of the Public Voting Period. The submission with the highest number of votes/likes combined across Facebook and Instagram at the end of the Public Voting Period is the Grand Prize Winner. 

When is the Public Voting Period?


The Public Voting Period will take place from March 27 to April 12 (inclusive) on Facebook and Instagram.


How can I vote?


Facebook
  1. Visit our Facebook Page between March 27 to April 12.
  2. Select "Photos". 
  3. Under "Albums", select "#YourMapleRidge Photo Contest".
  4. Use Facebook's "like" feature to vote for your favourite(s). 
Instagram
  1. Visit us on Instagram between March 27 to April 12.
  2. Scroll through the feed and look through the #YourMapleRidge Photo Contest finalists denoted by a water mark on their image. 
  3. Click your favourite image(s) and select the "heart" or double-click the image to "like" it. 

When will the winner be announced?


Scores/Votes for the finalists will be calculated between April 13 to 16 and the winner will be announced on Facebook and Instagram on April 17. 

How do I enter?

  1. Review the Contest Details, Judging Criteria and Terms & Conditions.
  2. Follow us on Instagram and/or like us on Facebook.
  3. Post a photo (or photos!) that represent(s) what Maple Ridge means to you using #YourMapleRidge. From nature to neighbours and from architecture to animals, we want to see the City through your eyes! Remember to write about your photo in the description post and tell us how the image connects with the contest theme.
Once these three steps have been completed, you have entered the contest! Remember to vote for your favourite entries via  Facebook and Instagram from March 27 - April 12.