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Ring in the New Year with #umHolidays

December 10, 2019 — 

‘Tis the season to be jolly! December is a special month for many multicultural holiday celebrations! So, for this month, @umstudent will be running an Instagram photo contest where you can share how you celebrate the holiday season. Use the hashtag #umHolidays on your entry and the most festive shot wins.  Make sure you’re following @umstudent on Instagram for a chance to win a $25 Campus bookstore gift card!



This Instagram Photo Contest (#umHolidays) runs from 9 a.m. CST on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 to midnight CST on Thursday, January 2, 2020 on

To be entered to win, follow @umstudent on Instagram, post a photo or video of something winter holiday 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, 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.

Contest is open to all residents of Manitoba, and the prize must be picked up at the UM Fort Garry campus. By tagging #umHolidays, 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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