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The City of Merritt is looking for your best photos in our Winter Photo Contest!

Submit your scenic photos of winter in the Nicola Valley, or your favorite seasonal festivities around Merritt. The Grand Prize is a handmade gift basket donated by the Baillie House. Makes a great Christmas present or a special treat for yourself this season!

Two Ways to Enter
1. Email your contact information, photos for submission & name of photos to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
2. Find us on social media. Then add your photo and information in the comment section of the Winter Photo Contest post

* NOTE:  Optimal photo size for uploading: 1200 x 800px, 72DPI, under 5MB
Please be sure to submit your photos by 12:00 noon on December 14, 2016. The top 5 photos will be selected and posted on Tourism Merritt’s Facebook page. As well if you are not on Facebook we will have the top 5 photos on display at the Baillie House for voting during the same time. We want you to decide the winner by giving a “Like” to your favorite photo! The photo with the most “Likes” on December 21 at noon is the winner!

CONTEST DETAILS & RULES:
• While we appreciate and admire professional photographic skills. This contest is open to everyone no matter their skill level. Watermarked photos will not be accepted.
• By entering this contest and submitting your photos, you grant the City of Merritt permission to use them in promotional material and publish them on our website, newsletters and social media; respectfully and responsibly of course.
• Photos can be entered once; repeat submissions will be disregarded. Individuals may enter as may different photos as they like.
• Contest runs November 21, 2016 to December 14, 2016. Facebook voting for contest winner takes place over the next week from December 14- 21.

www.tourismmerritt.com #ExploreMerritt

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About Merritt

Easily accessible by the Coquihalla Highway, the City of Merritt is a thriving community situated at an elevation of 595 metres above sea level. Merritt tends to experience mild winters, and warm, dry, sunny summers.