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Photo contest alert: Summer is the time to get back to nature!

@umstudent Instagram contest will run August 5-21

August 5, 2020 — 

Summer is in full swing! Let’s make the most of these sunny days by spending some time outdoors! This  summer’s photo contest on @umstudent on Instagram is all about appreciating what nature has to offer. Do you have a favourite hiking spot in the province, or favourite camping site? Simply take a nature shot and use the hashtag #umNature to join the contest. One lucky winner wins a $25 UM Bookstore gift card!



This Instagram Photo Contest (#umHomeBound) runs from 9 a.m. CST on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 to midnight CST on Friday, August 21, 2020 on

To be entered to win, follow @umstudent on Instagram, post a photo or video adhering to the monthly theme, 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, cannabis 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 UM 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, when UMSU University Centre has been reopened.

Contest is open to all residents of Manitoba, and the prize must be picked up at the UM Fort Garry campus. By using the contest hashtag, you are agreeing to allow the UM 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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