Photo of shored canoe at Ivanhoe Lake Provincial Park

Ivanhoe Lake weekly newscast contest

Have you seen the Ivanhoe Lake newscast?

Every Monday, they will be drawing winners for everything from ice cream to Ontario Parks swag to free canoe rentals!

Take part in the photo contest weekly.

Remember to check the weekly theme! You can participate on Facebook or Instagram. Below are the official rules for the Ivanhoe Lake weekly photo challenge.

Facebook and Instagram

1. Eligibility

To enter the Ivanhoe Lake photo contest you must have a valid Facebook and/or Instagram account. Employees of Ontario Parks as well as their immediate family (defined as their spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members (defined as people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) are not eligible to participate in the Contest. Participation in the Contest constitutes the entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which, subject to applicable laws, are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. In order to win a Prize in the Contest, these Official Rules and all requirements set forth herein must be fulfilled. The Contest Prize Winners are selected by way of a random draw.

2. Sponsor

Sponsor: Ivanhoe Lake Provincial Park, 170 Ivanhoe Lake Road, Foleyet, ON. P0M 1T0. This contest is in no way sponsored, administered, endorsed by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram LLC. Questions, comments or complaints must be directed to the Sponsor, and not to Facebook or Instagram LLC.

3. Timing

The contest begins on Thursday, June 13th 2019 and ends on Thursday, August 29th 2019. Each Monday a winner will be chosen from the submissions, and will be announced the following Thursday. The time that an entry is deemed to be received by the Sponsor will be the time at which such entry is received by the Sponsor’s mail server or web server (as applicable), as determined in accordance with the applicable server’s clock.

4. How to enter

Post a photo based on the weekly theme as a comment on the Facebook weekly newscasts or Instagram with the hashtag #IvanhoeLakePP. Limit one (1) entry per person during the contest regardless of method of entry. The use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. The Sponsor is not responsible for late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, each of which will be disqualified.

5. Entrant Selection

Every Monday from the start date until the end date (as stated in section 3), the Sponsor will conduct a random draw to select one entry for the Prize (as defined below in Section 6) from all valid entries received from entrants during the Contest Period. The selected entrants will be contacted by Ivanhoe Lake either by email or by social media using the information that such entrant provided with their entry and may be declared a Winner, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules. Winners must have complied with the Contest Rules.

6. Prizes

Prizes will be awarded as described in this section:

  • Free 4-hour rental from Ivanhoe Lake
  • Stuffed animal from Ontario Parks (Kip the Frog and Frank the Fox)
  • Free ice cream from the park store
  • ILPP lanyard, patch and pen
  • Ontario Parks dog bowl
  • Children’s Ontario Parks t-shirt
  • S’mores Kit
  • Northern Lights Restaurant $10 gift card

7. Entry conditions and release

Each of the selected entrants for the contest is subject to verification by the Sponsor. The decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest and these Official Rules. By entering the contest, each entrant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which are binding and final in all matters relating to the contest and these Official Rules; (b) release and hold harmless the Sponsor and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the contest and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons or property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to an entrant’s, or his/her guest/travel companion’s (as applicable), entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Contest, acceptance or use or misuse of the Prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of the entrant’s entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including all legal fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or the entrant’s use or misuse of the Prize.

8. Publicity

Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Contest constitutes the Winner’s consent to the use of their name and/or photographs in a variety of media, including, without limitation, video and voice display in social media channels and any other outlets, for the publicity purposes of the Sponsor without any compensation or payment to the Winners.

9. General Conditions

The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond the Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by the Sponsor in their sole and absolute discretion. The Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify any individual that they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or the result of any other contest or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

The selected entrant must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and their receipt of the Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. No purchase or payment is necessary to enter the Contest.

10. Limitations of liability

The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from any entrant’s participation in the Contest or the receipt or use or misuse of the Prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, such entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Contest, if possible, and otherwise such entrant shall have no remedy. If it is not possible to award another entry due to the discontinuance of the Contest, or any part of it, for any reason, the Sponsor may, in its discretion, elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of the discontinuance of the Contest for the Prize, no more than the stated number of Prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of Prizes, as set forth in Section 6 of these Official Rules, to be available and/or claimed, the Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of Prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible Prize claims.

11. Disputes

The Contest is governed by the laws of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein, is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations, and is void where prohibited by law. Participation in the Contest constitutes the entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest and these Official Rules. By entering the Contest, the entrant agrees that the courts of the Province of Ontario, Canada shall have jurisdiction to entertain any action or other legal proceedings based on any provision of the Contest’s Rules and Regulations or the running of the Contest.

12. Termination

The Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to terminate, modify or suspend the Contest, or modify the Official Rules, and any other rules and regulations made by the Sponsor, at any time.

13. Entrant’s Personal Information

The Sponsor reserves the right to contact entrants and all other individuals whose contact information is submitted as part of this Contest in relation to the Contest. No further marketing communications will be received by entrants unless entrants provide explicit permission to receive further communications. Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which is available below.

14. Contest Results

Copies of the Contest results will be available on the Contest webpage.

15. Privacy Policy

Ontario Parks is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information. Your personal information contained in this Contest entry will be kept on file for the duration of the Contest. It will not be shared with others.

This Privacy Statement explains the current information management practices on our websites: