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Spring is here with the April photo contest

April 8, 2019 — 

Winter days are finally over, and to celebrate the changing of the seasons, we are running a spring-themed photo contest!  April will bring melting ice and spring showers, blooming flowers and the colour returning to the trees.  In this month’s Instagram photo contest, we want you to capture the signs of spring for your chance to win. 

To enter the contest, follow @umstudent on Instagram, post a photo or video of the signs of spring, and use the hashtag #umSpringDays.

One winner will receive a $25 gift card from the Bookstore. 




The April Instagram Photo Contest (#umSpringDays) runs from 9 a.m. CST on Monday, April 8, 2019 to midnight CST on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 on

To be entered to win, follow @umstudent on Instagram, post a photo or video of something spring related, and use the hashtag #umSpringDays. 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 between 9 a.m. CST on Monday, April 8, 2019 to midnight CST on Tuesday, April 30, 2019  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 and on UM Today.

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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