Competition Time Folks

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a wee competition but it’s only seven weeks till Christmas, and I thought it would be nice to share the goodwill!


The main prize is this lovely embroidered Quadra SLX 25 Litre Waterproof Backpack from our friends at Highland Embroidery.
  • 100% Waterproof tough PVC tarpaulin
  • Secure roll-top and clip closure system
  • Innovative, tough durable design
  • Compression straps * Enhanced visibility reflective accents
  • Ergonomic breathable padded mesh back panel
  • Waterproof zip
  • Padded adjustable mesh shoulder straps
  • Grab handle
  • Dimensions: 30 x 51 x 21 cm | Capacity: 25 Litres

This waterproof backpack will be ideal for your 2019 paddling adventures. On opening the backpack, the lucky winner will find a number of goodies packed inside too!

4x Runners-up will receive their choice of an Explore Highland embroidered beanie or baseball cap plus a logo’d pen & torch set.

So How To Enter

All you have to do is post your best Scottish paddling photo from 2018.

A small team of local judges will choose the five best photos after the closing date of midnight on Sunday 2nd December 2018.

Prize winners will then be notified on Friday 7th December 2018, and once addresses gained, will be posted out early the following week 

When following Explore Highland on Facebook, you can simply;

1/ “Like” the post,

2/ Add a brief description (less than 100 words) of the paddle/location etc, along with adding your photo,

3/ “Share” the post,

Now go look out your best paddling photo of the season and get posting!



Explore Highland – Competition Terms & Conditions

  1. Entering the competition is free of charge.
  2. Entry opens 9 pm on Tuesday 6th November 2018 and closes midnight Sunday 2nd December 2018.
  3. Entrants require a Facebook account to enter the competition. Followers (those who “like” Explore Highland Facebook page) may enter the competition by commenting on the competition post. The entrants also need to ‘like’ and re-share the post.
  4. Should entrants not have a Facebook account, they can forward their photograph and description by email to info@explorehighland.com, and the entry will be posted on their behalf.
  5. Due to postal restriction prizes will be posted to a UK postal address only. Apologies to all those outwith the UK.
  6. Everyone can enter one photo only.
  7. The photograph criteria include, you should own the rights of the photo, the photo was taken during 2018 within Scotland and has a paddling (canoe, kayak or paddleboard) theme.
  8. The winners we will be decided by Friday 7th December 2018.
  9. All prize winners will be notified via Facebook messenger (so do check your messages shortly after the closing dates), so gaining postal addresses of the prize winners is possible.
  10. If a winner fails to make contact with Explore Highland to claim the prize before 31st December 2018, all claims to the prize shall be void.
  11. There will be NO cash alternative payment made or substitute prize awarded.
  12. The list of winning names shall be listed on Explore Highland’s website and through various social media outlets. All entrants hereby agree to this form of publicity.
  13. All prize winners agree to take a “selfie” with the prize and forward to Explore Highland within seven days via email or Facebook messenger for marketing purposes. 
  14. Any posts/comments/shares/tweets containing the following shall be excluded from the competition: inappropriate, insulting, derogatory, discriminatory, violence, xenophobic, pornographic, racist, political content, or otherwise illegal or breach of Facebook rights.
  15. Explore Highland have the right to monitor, manage and if required delete inappropriate material/content from Facebook and other social networks.
  16. Explore Highland’s decision as to those able to take part and selection of winners is final. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into.
  17. Explore Highland shall have the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to change or modify these terms and conditions, such change shall be effective immediately upon posting to this webpage.
  18. Explore Highland also reserves the right to cancel the competition if circumstances arise outside of its control.
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