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Photo Contest

We hope you have fun getting out and enjoying Woodstock this winter as you participate in this photo contest. We want to see photos of you, your family and friends enjoying all that Woodstock has to offer: downtown, restaurants, outdoor activities, shops, festivals, lakes, nature, wildlife, trails, and more.

Have fun and get creative!

Contest Rules

This contest is run by the Town of Woodstock (the Town).

Entry form

To qualify you must complete the contest's entry form before the close of the contest on Sunday, February 10th, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. By doing so, you are confirming compliance with the contest rules.


·        No purchase is necessary.

·        Contest is open to persons over the age of 18. If someone under the age of 18 wishes to enter, photos must be submitted by a parent/guardian over the age of 18 with appropriate credit given.

·        Multiple entries are allowed but are limited to a total of 6 photos per person. If more than 6 are submitted, the first 6 submitted will be used for the purposes of the contest.


Contest Prizes

·        The contest winner will receive a $100 iTunes Gift Card, a 10-Punch fitness pass to the Tim Horton's Wellness Centre (valued at $46-$69), and a Maritime Hockey North Tournament Pass for use during the Panthers Hockey Junior 'C' Atlantic's Tournament from March 27-31st (Valued at $40). 

·        The winning photo will also be printed and displayed at Town Hall with full credit to the photographer. 

·        Prizes must be accepted as awarded, have no cash equivalent and are not transferable or refundable.

·        Prizes will be awarded at the sole discretion of the judges based on entries. All prizes may not be awarded.

·        The Town reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal value in the event that the prize described is unavailable due to circumstances beyond their control.

·        Transportation and / or shipping of any prizes are the responsibility of the prize winner. Prizes may also be picked up at the AYR Motor Centre during regular business hours.

·        The approximate value of all prizes is indicated above.

·        Prizes will be awarded to the parent/guardian who submitted photos on behalf of anyone under the age of 18 for use as they choose.

Winner Selection Process

·        Winners for photo contests are selected by a judging process. The criteria includes: relatable representation of Woodstock (people, places, attractions, popular activities, etc.), quality of the image and usability for Town of Woodstock purposes.

·        In the event that the contest sponsors are unable to reach a winner within 14 days, that selected entry may be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected from among all remaining eligible entries.



·        The Town accepts no liability for errors on material distributed for this program.

·        All entries successfully submitted become the property of the Town, who assumes no responsibility for incomplete, lost, late, damaged, illegible or misdirected entries or email, nor for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connection, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit a user's ability to participate. The Town reserves the right to cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized human intervention or other cause beyond its control, corrupt the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the contest.

·        By participating in this program, all participants and award winners agree that the Town, their partnerships, subsidiaries and affiliates and each of such entities' respective officers, directors, agents and employees are not responsible or liable for any injury, loss illness, litigation or damage that may occur from participation in the promotion or acceptance, possession, use or misuse of prizes.

Entrants Agree

·        By entering this contest, entrants agree to be governed by these rules agree to have their name and photograph used without compensation for Town purposes.

·        Entrants also agree to receive communications via email or telephone from the Town as a condition of entry and in relation to the contest.

·        Entrants may withdraw their entry at any time; however this will remove all entries associated with their name and email address. Requests to unsubscribe from the contest should be sent to

·        Photos submitted to the contest may be displayed as entries online or in our public buildings. In doing so we often resize, crop or print the photos. By submitting your photo, you hereby grant the Town the right to publish, display, post and otherwise use the photo for marketing purposes on websites and other media. You agree that the photo may be cropped, edited, electronically manipulated or otherwise altered, and that whether or how the photograph is used is entirely for the Town to decide.

·        Amateur and professional photographers are allowed to enter our photo contest.

·        By entering you certify that you are the photographer and sole copyright owner of this photo, and have obtained the consent of all identifiable persons shown in it for these uses. The Town has the sole discretion to use or not use any photo. You also understand that all photos are subjected to a moderation process before being posted in the gallery, this may cause a delay from entry to publishing.

Excluded Participants

·        Contest judges, employees of the Town, their affiliates and agents, participating partners, contractors and immediate family members (defined as grandparents, parents, step parents, children, siblings and spouse) of each such employee, together with those with whom such employees are domiciled are not eligible. Entries not valid where prohibited by law.

Winners List

·        The winners will be publicly announced online at and on the Town of Woodstock social media accounts. 


·        The information you provide will only be used for administration of this photo contest and to contact the winners.

Submit a photo(s)

Use the contest entry form to make your submission on or before February 10th, 2019.