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Photo Contest

It’s Summer in the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System!

Natural beauty is all around us with the sweet smells of summer, the vibrant colours of the wildflowers in bloom and the active wildlife! We want to celebrate how lucky we are to have the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System right in our backyard with the launch of our first ever photo contest! The contest will run over the 6 week period, from July 1st to August 9th and there will be prizes given away at the end to some lucky winners. Send your photos to C2Estewardship@hrca.on.ca to enter the contest. 

Your photos will be uploaded to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/CootesToEscarpment. Photos will be added up until August 9th so remember to visit our page over the contest period and 'like' your favourite photos!

Share Your Photos 

We are looking for photos that capture the natural beauty of the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System, from Cootes Paradise to Sassafras Woods and all the beauty in between. These could be anything from spectacular views of nature, wildlife, people enjoying the EcoPark System or anything that makes the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System special to you. To see a map of the EcoPark System click here.

Please remember to include when and where the photo was taken and why the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System is special to you. 

 


 

Contest Rules

Eligibility

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

This Contest is open to legal residents of Canada. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Employees of Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System and the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System, where applicable, the Contest Sponsor (“Contest Sponsor”), their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members and those with whom they are domiciled each are not eligible.

How to Enter

By entering the Contest, the Entrant consents to the release of his/her name. The Entrant declares to have complied with the Contest Rules. Further, the winner must conform to all directions given by the Contest organizers or his/her participation in the Contest will be denied.

Contest Period

All entries must be submitted between July 1st and August 9th 2015. The contest opens 8am on July 1st, 2015 and closes August 9th, 2015 at 11:59pm.

Prize

The prize is neither refundable nor transferable and cannot be extended. Documents once issued in the name of the winner are not transferable or refundable. Note that all applicable taxes and issuance fees are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Prize must be accepted as awarded and no cash equivalent is available. NO SUBSTITUTION OF PRIZES IS PERMITTED EXCEPT BY COOTES TO ESCARPMENT ECOPARK SYSTEM OR COOTES TO ESCARPMENT ECOPARK SYSTEM IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION. COOTES TO ESCARPMENT ECOPARK SYSTEM AND COOTES TO ESCARPMENT ECOPARK SYSTEM RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SUBSTITUTE ANY PRIZES WITH ANOTHER PRIZE OF EQUAL OR GREATER VALUE. PRIZES ARE NON-TRANSFERABLE AND ARE NOT REDEEMABLE FOR CASH OR CREDIT.

Winner Selection and Qualification

There will be three winners with three separate prizes. One winner will be selected by a random draw, one winner will be selected by the number of 'likes' on facebook as of 10:00 pm on August 13 2015,  and the final winner will be selected by the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark system team.

General Terms and Conditions

Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these General Rules and Regulations and by the decisions of the judging panel, which are final on all matters pertaining to the Contest. This Contest is governed by the laws of Canada. All federal and local laws and regulations apply. All taxes, fees, and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. By entering, participants release and hold harmless the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System, Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System , and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, and employees (collectively, “Contest Entities”) from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the Contest, or the use or acceptance of any prize won.

Restrictions, conditions, and limitations apply.

BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS. The rules will be posted at all times at Website Link. Entrants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the judging panel, which shall be final and binding in all respects.

The photographer holds the copyright to their own images however the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System  reserves the non-exclusive right to use submitted pictures and visuals in post-contest materials without notification of entrant

UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED, USERS CAN ENTER AN UNLIMITED AMOUNT OF ENTRIES. ABUSERS OF THE ENTRY POLICY WILL BE DISQUALIFIED OR RESTRICTED AT CONTEST SPONSOR’S DISCRETION.

Limitations of Liability

If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System reserve the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest. Except as expressly warranted herein, the Prizes are provided to winners as isÂť without further warranty of any kind.

IN NO EVENT SHALL CONTEST ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE HEREUNDER FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES, EVEN IF CONTEST ENTITIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

 

  • bruce trail
  • city of burlington
  • Conservation Halton
  • Halton Region
  • City of Hamilton
  • Hamilton Conservation Authority
  • hamilton harbour
  • Hamilton Naturalists' club
  • McMaster
  • RBG

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