About the Contest


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Do you live, work or vacation in the Boreal Forest?

We’re calling on Manitoba’s amateur and professional photographers to show us why you #lovetheboreal by entering our photo contest!

We’re looking for all types of photos, from beautiful landscape shots to smartphone boreal selfies – feel free to capture the wonders of Boreal Manitoba with your own unique style.

How to enter:

Enter your photos below by filling out our entry form and uploading your images. (One image per form)

>> Enter your photos here <<

Or, enter by following us on Twitter (@BorealMB), Instagram (@borealmanitoba) or Facebook (BorealManitoba) and sharing your photos along with where you took them and the hashtag #lovetheboreal.

Entries will be accepted until Monday, September 15, 2014.

Each entrant can submit up to 4 photos each.

Photos must be taken in Manitoba—but the contest is open to all residents of Canada.

Employees of our partner organizations and their immediate family members are not eligible to place in the contest and win prizes.

Entries that do not follow the above rules or are missing requested information may not be eligible, at our discretion.

Photo categories:

  • Action shots
  • Boreal selfies
  • Land or waterscapes
  • Wildlife

Prizes, per category:

  • First prize: $400 gift card for MEC
  • Second prize: Ricoh WG-4 waterproof camera from Photo Central, retail value of $300
  • Third prize: $100 gift card for MEC

Photos will be judged by our sponsors at Photo Central.

Use of photos and information:

By entering you consent to allowing us to share your images on this website, the websites of our partner and sponsoring organizations and on social media for the purposes of this contest, along with your name and the location of the photo. Your photos will not be used for commercial purposes.

Any other personal information collected during the submission process will be kept confidential and will only be used to contact you for contest purposes. We will not contact you for any other reason without your express consent.

Our Sponsor:

Photo Central


Our partner organizations:









>> Enter your photos here <<