Introducing the 2023 Give Us Your Best Shot Photo Contest!
The time has come once again for the Give Us Your Best Shot photo contest. The month-long contest will begin on June 3, which is Saskatchewan Trails Day! It will conclude on Friday, June 30.
To enter the contest, submit your photos by posting to Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook using #SaskTrailsPhotoContest2023. You can also submit via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rules for Entry:
All residents of Saskatchewan are eligible to enter the contest. STA board and staff members may submit photos, but they are not eligible to win. Photos may be submitted multiple times, but there is only one entry per photo. You may submit as many different photos as you would like. Please let us know where the photos were taken.
Check privacy settings to ensure that entries are visible, as private posts are not considered to be entered. Try and post photos in the highest resolution possible so that we can use them for potential printed materials. Winning photos may be used in Saskatchewan trails promotional materials through brochures, annual reports, social media and more.
As pictures come in, they may be featured on our page, with credit to the photographer. We wish everyone who enters the best of luck and can’t wait to see all the wonderful photos!
Winners, chosen at the end of the month, will be announced on all of our pages and will be contacted to arrange to claim their prize. The deadline for submission is June 30, so make sure to have your photos in before then.
The Grand Prize Winner will receive a 18L day-pack, a portable mess-free container, an adventure medical kit, a collapsible water-bottle and a wilderness T-shirt (valued at over $200).
The Early Bird Prize, awarded on June 16, features a set of trekking poles, a camping mug, a Buff headscarf, a 3-in-1 flashlight and a SaskTrails T-shirt (valued at over $100).
Two Honorable Mention winners will receive either:
A North Face waist pack, a Lifestraw water purifier, a headlamp, a rain poncho and a wilderness T-shirt.
Or a Yeti water bottle, an adventure medical kit, a trekking towel and an Elbow Trails hoodie.
Rules for Submissions:
If you do not want to provide the Saskatchewan Trails Association (STA) permission to use your photos, please do not submit your photos.
By submitting photos, you confirm that (a) your photo is you own original work; (b) you own the rights to the photo, including copyright; (c) you have the right to give the STA permission to use your photo for the purposes specified in these rules; (d) the photo is not defamatory and does not infringe on any Canadian laws or violate the rights of any third party; (e) you have the consent of anyone who is identifiable in your photo or the consent of the parent or guardian of anyone who is a minor; (f) you waive any moral rights you might have in the photo; (g) you indemnify the STA against any claim, demand, action, suit, or other proceedings against the STA arising our of the use of the photo or any false or inaccurate statements.
By entering, contestants agree to follow these contest rules, which shall be applies by the STA.