UACES Facebook Social Media Giveaway Rules

Social Media Contest Rules

University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service

“Green Thumbs and Shutter Fingers” Facebook Photo Contest Official Rules 

  • This contest is being run by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service. 
  • The entry period will run from June 1, 11:59 a.m. CST – June 22, 11:59 a.m. CST.
  • The contest is open to Arkansas residents only.
  • Employees of the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture and their spouses and children are not eligible to win.
  • To enter, you must like and follow the Facebook page of the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, comment on the original contest post with your entry photo. The theme of the contest is “Green Thumbs and Shutter Fingers”. Photo entries must feature ornamental and landscape plants in your own property that you are responsible for cultivating (no professionally managed lawns and landscapes). You must be the owner of the original photo.  Appropriate photos must be landscape orientation (horizontal) and high resolution. 
  • Photos that have met the criteria will be placed in an album once the entry period has closed and the album will be posted to UAEX Facebook with instructions for casting votes. One winner will be selected by popular vote from June 15-22.  The number of likes on the photos will be considered as votes. After the end date, the winner will be publicly announced via our Facebook page.  By entering, participants release the use of photos to UAEX Facebook with credit given. The winning entry will be used as our cover photo for the months of June and July.  The winner will receive a MP465 (Arkansas Landscape Plants card set).  The winner will be contacted by private message with details on how to receive the prize. 
  • This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram. Any questions, comments, or complaints regarding the contest should be directed to the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service, not Facebook or Instagram.
  • The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your county extension office as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.   

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