These Rules and Regulations are final on all matters relating to Saskatchewan Provincial Parks Photo Contest (the “Contest”). By applying, all entrants agree to be bound by these Rules and Regulations.


The sponsor (“Contest Sponsor”) of the Contest is the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport (1-3211 Albert Street, Regina, SK, S4S 5W6).


To be eligible to enter the Contest or win a prize, you must be a permanent resident of Canada and not an employee of, a member of the immediate family of, or domiciled with an employee of Saskatchewan Provincial Parks. No purchase is necessary to enter the Contest or to win a prize. All photographs entered in the Contest must be of Saskatchewan Provincial Parks (i.e. taken in one of the provincial parks). Participation in the Contest constitutes the Entrants' full and unconditional agreement to abide by these Contest Rules and Regulations and the Contest Sponsor's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.

*Legal considerations require restricting the Contest to Canadian residents (our apologies to members residing outside the country.)

Personal Information

Personal Information collected from Entrants by the Contest Sponsor will be used by the Contest Sponsor or its affiliates to administer the Contest and in connection with the publication of winning photographs. Neither the Contest Sponsor nor its affiliates will share personal information relating to Entrants with any third parties, except as necessary for the administration of the Contest or as may be required by law. The Contest Sponsor will not attempt to contact the Entrant for any other purpose than to administer the Contest or as may be required by law unless they have opted-in to receive relevant communications from the Contest Sponsor. The Contest Sponsor respects the privacy of everyone who enters the contest.

Format of Photographs for Submission

Instagram submission: Entries must include #SaskParks2024 and be shared on Instagram within the contest timeframe to be eligible.

Facebook submission: Entries must attach a photo in the comment of the contest post and be within the contest timeframe to be eligible.

Content alteration of digital files is not acceptable; cropping of photos is permitted, tonal or colour corrections are acceptable, including black and white conversion.

Participants can submit up to two entries on either or both platforms (Facebook and Instagram).


By submitting a photo to the contest, the entrant hereby grants Saskatchewan Provincial Parks the right to use photos submitted to the contest. Saskatchewan Provincial Parks will have rights to use images digitally to (a) further expand on the print edition; (b) promote provincial parks; and (c) promote Saskatchewan Provincial Parks via Facebook, X, Instagram, Flickr, YouTube, and other social media outlets. By submitting a photo to the contest, the entrant also hereby grants to Saskatchewan Provincial Parks the non-exclusive, perpetual right and license to reproduce, publish and distribute, and to authorize the reproduction, publication, and distribution of the photos, in print, on microfilm and microfiche, and in all electronic forms and media now known or later developed. By submitting a photo to the contest, entrants agree that any such reproduction, publication or distribution may be the work alone and not with the works with which it is first published by Saskatchewan Provincial Parks.

Saskatchewan Provincial Parks reserves the non-exclusive right to publish any entry and/or use any entry in its material during or after the Contest without further compensation to the entrants. For Saskatchewan Provincial Parks, promotional material shall include any print or electronic advertising or marketing material such as posters, online images, newspaper ads, television ads, e-mails and social media content. Waiver forms/model releases are the entrant's responsibility and must be available if the photo is selected as a winning photograph.

Copyright Notice

Regarding any photograph submitted to this Contest, the photo's copyright owner retains all copyright. By uploading any photograph to the Contest, you grant (or warrant that the owner of such materials expressly grants) Saskatchewan Provincial Parks a world-wide, royalty-free, irrevocable and non-exclusive right and license to use, copy, adapt, transmit, communicate, publicly display and perform, distribute and create compilations and derivative works or merchandise from any such submitted photograph to promote the Contest. You represent and warrant that you have the right to grant the license set out above. In the event copyright of any photograph submitted by an eligible entrant belongs to a minor, permission to enter the photo in the Contest, reprint, publish, or otherwise reproduce the images, as described above, must have been obtained, in writing, from the child's parent or guardian prior to entry of the photograph in the Contest. Proof of such permission must be provided to the Contest Sponsor immediately upon request.


Contest opens on May 29, 2024, and closes at midnight EST on June 12, 2024.

Entries submitted through fraudulent means or in any way tampered with, incorrect, unclear, forged, mutilated, illegible, indecipherable or mechanically reproduced may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsor and/or the judging panel (referenced below).

All entries become the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned. The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for entries lost, late, misdirected, illegible or delayed for any reason.


Two (2) winners will be randomly selected by Saskatchewan Provincial Parks.


The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for any failure of the website during this Contest. Nor is it responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software or any e-mail, online or internet entry lost due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person's computer or property related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material in the promotion.

Chances of Winning

The chances of winning a prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received.


Winners will receive no compensation, credit or prizing other than as disclosed in these Rules or otherwise provided at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsor. Prizes are not transferable; no prize substitutions or equivalents are permitted, except by the Contest Sponsor at its sole discretion. In all cases, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any of the Contest Prizes.

To receive the prize, the winners consent to having their name shared on social media.

The prize per winner for the Contest is as follows:

  • One (1) Sask Parks bunny hugs
  • Two (2) Sask Parks t-shirts
  • Two (2) Sask Parks mugs
  • Two (2) Sask Parks magnets
  • Two (2) 18-hole green fees passes from Echo Ridge Golf Course ($44 value each)

The prizes will be mailed at the expense of the Contest Sponsor to the winner(s) or available for pick up at (1-3211 Albert Street, Regina, SK, S4S 5W6) after June 20, 2024, with the exception of the green fees from Echo Ridge Golf Course which will be available for pick up at the golf course (Hwy 56 Fort San Rd, Fort Qu'Appelle, SK S0G 1S0).

Prizes Conditions (All Prizes)

All prizes must be accepted as awarded and may not be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion, sold, redeemed for cash, combined with any other promotion, exchanged for a different prize.

By accepting a prize, the prize winner agrees to hold the Contest Sponsor, Saskatchewan Parks and their respective agencies, affiliates, parent(s), subsidiaries, agents, advertising and promotion agencies and anyone else involved in the development, production or handling of the Contest and their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns, harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of acceptance or use of a prize.


By participating in the Contest, each Entrant agrees to be bound by these Contest Rules and Regulations. In the event of any disagreement as to whether a person is an Entrant, a potential winner or a winner, or as to the qualification of any Entrant, potential winner or winner to, or the adequacy of any prize or any substitute prize, the decision of the Contest Sponsor will be final.