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It’s time to get spooky with this month’s Instagram photo contest

October 18, 2019 — 

Spooky season is here! Time to show your Halloween spirit in our Halloween themed photo contest on @umstudent. Are you dressing up for Halloween? Carving pumpkins and putting up web decorations? Attending a Halloween-themed event on (or off) campus? Or maybe campus is just giving you a spooky vibe on a gloomy day?

Share your spook-tacular shot and use the hashtag #umSpookySeason for a chance to win a $25 gift card from the Campus Bookstore!



This Instagram Photo Contest (#umSpookySeason) runs from 9 a.m. CST on Monday, October 21, 2019 to midnight CST on Monday, November 4, 2019 on

To be entered to win, follow @umstudent on Instagram, post a photo or video of something spooky or Halloween related, and use the contest hashtag. PRIVATE Instagram accounts must be PUBLIC during the contest in order to qualify for entry.

Images depicting dangerous behaviour or the consumption of alcohol or illegal substances will not be eligible. All other entries posted during the contest period will be considered and one winner will be chosen. You may enter as many times as you like. The winning photo’s account owner will receive a gift card from the U of M Bookstore valued at $25.

The winning entry will be chosen by the Marketing and Communications Office and will be selected based on composition, creativity, quality and adherence to the theme. The winner will be notified by Instagram direct message and then announced publicly on the account.

Prize must be picked up from the Student Life office in UMSU University Centre during regular business hours.

Contest is open to all residents of Manitoba, and the prize must be picked up at the U of M Fort Garry campus. By tagging #umSpringDays, you are agreeing to allow the U of M to share your photo(s) on our social media accounts and on our news site, UM Today.

Your photo(s) will not be used for commercial purposes. This contest is in no way sponsored, administered, or associated with Instagram, Inc.

By entering, entrants confirm they are 13+ years of age, release Instagram of responsibility, and agree to Instagram’s terms of use.



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