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From July 17 to July 24, 2019, share your invasive weed findings using #SpotItYEG and you could win!

How to Enter

  1. Spot an unknown weed in your backyard or a public natural area.
  2. Take a photo.
  3. Share the photo on social media—Facebook, Twitter or Instagram—using the hashtag #spotityeg. Or, email it to invasiveweeds@edmonton.ca with the subject line #spotityeg.

We will randomly draw 2 winners from all submissions at the end of the contest. The prize draw will happen on Thursday July 25, 2019. Only 1 entry is allowed per person. 

Plus, we’ll comment on your #spotityeg photo and tell you what weed you’ve found! Thanks for participating in our SPOT IT, REPORT IT, REMOVE IT campaign this summer. 

Giveaway Details

The first name drawn will win the first prize and the second name drawn will win the second prize. The prizes are as follows:

First Prize Pack

*All members of the same household related by birth, legal status or marriage up to a maximum of 7 people.

Second Prize Pack

#SpotItYEG Contest Rules
  • There is no charge or purchase required to enter the contest. The chances of winning are dependent on the number of entries posted. Winners will be randomly drawn from eligible entries. Only 1 entry is allowed per person. Any subsequent postings will not be entered into the contest. Any entrant found to be using multiple accounts to enter the contest will be ineligible. The contest is open to residents of the Edmonton Capital Region who are 18 years of age or older. Contest winner must provide ID evidencing name and age to claim prize.

  • Giveaway is not open to current City of Edmonton employees involved with the administration of the contest.  

  • No individuals should be in the photo.

  • Entrants agree to abide by the terms of these official rules and by the decisions of the giveaway judge, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this giveaway. By entering, participants release and hold harmless the City of Edmonton, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, insurers, and agents from any and all liability or any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this giveaway or prize won, including but not limited to any travel related thereto. 

  • This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. The City of Edmonton is not responsible for any technical problems that may result in incorrect or missing/lost entries to the contest. 

  • By entering this contest, you agree to fully release Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the City of Edmonton and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, insurers, and agents from any and all liability or any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this contest or prize won, including but not limited to any travel related thereto.

  • The contest will begin at 9:00 a.m. (MST) on Wednesday July 17, 2019.

  • Entry for the prizes will close at 11:59 p.m. (MST) on Wednesday July 24, 2019.

  • Winners of the prizes will be drawn at 8:30 a.m. (MST) on Thursday July 25, 2019. The winner will be promptly notified by private message on the platform used for the contest submission.

  • Return of any prize notification as undeliverable or failure of the prize winner to respond to the prize notification and successfully answer the skill-testing question within one (1) working day of notification of selection may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. 

  • In order to receive their prize, each giveaway winner must correctly complete a mathematical skill-testing question, and sign a standard declaration and release form confirming compliance with the giveaway rules together with a consent for the City of Edmonton to disclose and use the winner’s name and likeness online and in print in any other media in connection with the giveaway, and releasing the City of Edmonton, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, insurers, and agents from any and all liability or any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this giveaway or prize won, including but not limited to any travel related thereto. 

  • Giveaway winners must retrieve prizes during normal weekday business hours (Edmonton Tower; 8th Floor, 10111-104 Avenue; 8:30am-4:30pm) within five (5) working days of giveaway winner successfully answering the skill-testing question. Non-compliance within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Giveaway winners must make arrangements to pick up their prizes in advance of their attendance at Edmonton Tower. 


    Personal information is being collected under the authority of section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.A. 2000, c. F-25 (FOIP) and will be used by the City of Edmonton’s Parks and Roads, for the purpose of administering the SPOT IT, REPORT IT, REMOVE IT social media contest. It is protected in accordance with the privacy provisions of FOIP. If you have any questions about the collection, you may contact Sonja Martens, Social Marketing Coordinator, 780.496.5798, 8th Floor Edmonton Tower, 10111 - 104 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, T5J 0J4.
     

For More Information

Integrated Pest Management

Telephone

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Email invasiveweeds@edmonton.ca

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