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Scavenger Hunt Instagram Contest

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Written on: January 31st, 2019 in Blog Posts

 What we are looking for: 


It’s a scavenger hunt! We are looking for 3 beautiful images that are added to one post. The photos we are looking for are:

1 photo from New Castle County that features water

  • Whether it’s the ocean, a river, a pond, or a puddle we want to see your pictures that features some sort of water in New Castle. Be creative!

1 photo from Kent County that features a building

  • We will take anything from a old brick building to a barn as long as it is a standing structure in Kent.

1 photo from Sussex County that features a tree

  • Whether it’s a single tree or a forest, we are looking to see a tree in Sussex. And again be creative!

Winner will receive a voucher for a two day Cabin Stay at one of Delaware’s state parks. The Cabin Stay offer is good until May 23, 2019.

We chose these categories because we often see photos from Sussex with water (think of beach/coastline photos), buildings in New Castle County, and farms in Kent County – so we’re switching it up with these scavenger hunt categories!


 How to submit: 

To enter, simply follow these steps:

  1. Post your 3 photos to your personal Instagram account, making sure to use the multiple picture option while posting to include all three images into one post
  2. Use the hashtag #all3counties.
  3. Include the location of where each picture was taken in the caption or comments on the post
  4. Mention our account @Delaware_gov in your post so that we can be sure to see it.
    We encourage you to follow us on Instagram, @Delaware_gov
    Post your photos before 11:59 p.m. on February 28, 2019 to enter. Please share with your friends!


 Eligibility and Rules 

Submissions will be judged by the Government Information Center (GIC) team, and we will contact the winner via Instagram Direct Message

Submissions must include all three images on the same post  

If you win, you will need to provide your mailing address to us, so that we can send the Cabin Stay voucher by mail. Once received, you can organize the Cabin Stay directly with the State Parks using your voucher – so you will be able to pick from available dates and location.   

The winner must reside in Delaware, and must be over the age of 18

Submit your photos beforeFebruary 28, 2019 at 11:59pm EST to enter

Organization accounts can submit photos, but only personal accounts are eligible to win

Videos, while great, are not eligible entries for the prize

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