HOW TO PLAY


GENERAL INFORMATION

Finding Walkersville is a photo  scavenger hunt throughout the Town of Walkersville, Maryland where you compete for prizes by submitting your “finds” to social media.

 

CONTEST IS HAPPENING RAIN OR SHINE


HOW TO PLAY

The contest begins at or about 10am on May 19th, when we will post 10 photos to our Twitter and Instagram accounts and this website. A poster of the challenge photos will be put on display at the Walkersville Library at the same time. You will need to find those photographed locations and take a selfie or a clear photo of yourself in that location with the objects we posted.

Example Photo:


CONTEST GOALS:

  1. Be the first to post/submit a selfie with one of the ten photos in the background to win a prize (10 single photo prizes total  – $20 estimated value of each prize)
  2. Be the first to post/submit selfies of all 10 pictures (1 grand prize – $50+ estimated value)
  3. Qualify to win a prize by random drawing by posting all 10 selfies before the contest close time (grand prize winner excepted – $50 estimated value of each random completion prize)
  4. Have fun while finding Walkersville!

Notes:
If prizes remain after awarding all contestants that completed the 10-photo challenge, remaining prizes will be awarded based on level of challenge completion.

Prizes are based on availability(sponsorship) and are not guaranteed. 


THREE WAYS TO SUBMIT YOUR PHOTO FOR PRIZES.

(PICK ONE)

  Twitter (using your account)

  1. Post your photo to Twitter and tag us in it ( @FindingWville )
  2. …or Post your photo with the hashtag ( #FindingWalkersville18 )
  3. * Your Twitter profile must be public, so that we can see your entries.

  Instagram (using your account)

  1. Post your photo to Instagram and tag us in it ( @FindingWalkersville )
  2. …or Post your photo with the hashtag ( #FindingWalkersville18 )
  3. * Your Instagram profile must be public, so that we can see your entries.

  Email (using your email address)

  1. Email your photo to findingwalkersville@gmail.com

 

Each photo will be judged on the time of the post, not the actual time of the photo. So when you take your photo, immediately post it. Don’t wait to post them all at once.

If you want to win prizes, make sure you follow our Twitter and Instagram accounts or check your Email, so we can contact you, if you win.


RULES

Any photo submissions before the start or after 8pm on May 19 will not be counted.

Participation and award acceptance constitute permission to print contestant photos online and in the Woodsboro-Walkersville Times

Your photo must contain 2 items for submission:

  1. Somebody in the photo (you, family member, friend)
  2. The object or landmark we post.

Prizes are awarded to the social media account or email that the photo was sent or posted. If the account is owned by more than 1 person, they must choose 1 person to represent that account. You may swap out individuals in the photos, but the social media account or email address is the entry submitter.

Prizes are awarded on the time of the post or email. They are not based on the time the photo was taken.

All prize winners will be notified through Instagram Direct Messages, Twitter Direct Messages, and Email. Please make sure you are following those social media accounts so that we can message you if you win. If we cannot get a hold of you, we must pass on the prize to someone else. We will try everything in our power to get a hold of you.

Prize limit of 1 single photo prize and 1 grand prize per social media account or email address. If the first to post a single photo has already reached the prize limit, the prize will go to the next to find it. Prizes are not guaranteed for all participants.

Please be courteous. If we find that photo takers are being disruptive, rude, or harassing other participants we have the right to disqualify you from any prize winnings.