BC Nordic launches photo contest with fantastic holiday prizes to Whistler and Kimberley, Nordic racing camp at Silver Star, and spa/ski retreat at The Hills Health Ranch.
"Don't forget your camera!" next time you go backcountry skiing, cross country skiing, dogsledding or snowshoeing this winter! You could win one of many fabulous prizes in the "Go Nordic in BC" photo contest, running from now until March 22, 2009! All photos taken from the 2008/2009 at BC Nordic members are eligibile.
Grand Prize - courtesy Tourism Whistler, is two nights lodging in world famous Whistler Resort, trail passes to Lost Lake, Whistler Olympic Park and the adjoining Callaghan Country trails, and a "night to remember" at the Callaghan Country Lodge located deep in the Coast Range Wilderness! All contestants will be entered to win this prize, valued at $1200!
There are three photo categories, and each one offers a great prize.
Family fun: Nordic skiing and snowshoeing literally define winter family fun. Capture kids in action on the trail and win a memorable weekend getaway for two at the InnWest Kirkwood Inn in the Bavarian town of Kimberley, BC. You'll be skiing literally from the back door, and enjoy an added special treat, dinner in Spirit Lodge's hand crafted igloo! (Value: $650)
Landscape scenic/Nordic trails: Indulge your artistic side! Celebrate the beauty and grace of Nordic skiing by taking trailside scenic shots at one of BC Nordic's member facilities. The winner will enjoy a weekend for two at The Hills Health Ranch in the heart of BC's Cariboo Chilcotin Coast. (Value: $680)
Competition: With the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games almost a year away, we want to see your very best action photos from local loppets and other competitions around the province. The prize here is a beauty, 5 days of top notch Nordic instruction from xccamps.ca, held at Silver Star Mountain Resort each November and December (accommodation is extra). Includes 2.5 hours of instruction daily, video analysis, trail passes, fitness center pass (gym, sauna, showers, change rooms) one yoga session, one stretching session and two massage treatments! (Value: $690)
So slap on the skis, stop for lots of pictures, and get uploading! Check the website frequently for the chance to win weekly prices from Icebreaker, Mount Washington, Halti, Deep Cove Outdoors and SkiTrax magazine.
Photos must be taken during the current 2008/2009 season at one of the participating Nordic trail networks or resorts participating in www.bcnordic.com, where you can also find complete contest details.