July 31, 2019 all day

South Osborne BIZ Photo Contest


What it’s all about!

Inviting all Winnipeggers to submit photographs to help promote the South Osborne BIZ. Individuals selected will receive up to $500 each in local gift certificates for their winning photo. Up to three photos will be chosen by a jury. The competition deadline is July 31st, 2019.


What should I keep in mind?

Each entrant can submit up to six photos taken in and around the South Osborne BIZ (Business Improvement Zone) area, primarily focused on Osborne Street between Jubilee Avenue (on the south end) and Mulvey Avenue (on the north end).  Photos of South Osborne Street parks and public spaces are also acceptable.


Prize Details

  • The 1st Place Winner will receive $500 in Gift Certificates to Selected South Osborne street businesses
  • The 2nd Place Winner will receive $300 in Gift Certificates to Selected South Osborne street businesses
  • The 3rd Place Winner will receive $200 in Gift Certificates to Selected South Osborne street businesses


Who is the jury?

The jury will be composed of representatives of the South Osborne BIZ.  The jury will select the winners based on a range of factors including image quality and originality.  The goal of the contest is to feature the South Osborne BIZ in a positive manner, encouraging people to visit, shop, and enjoy the amenities and services offered in our neighbourhood.


Competition deadline

The closing date for this competition is the 31st day of July, 2019. Entries received after this date will not be considered.



All Winnipeg residents are invited to enter. This competition is not available to employees or contractors of the South Osborne BIZ board, its membership, or members of their immediate families.


Notification of results

The jury session will be held within one week of the competition closing. The South Osborne BIZ will aim to contact the winners via the platform through which they entered. The winning photos will be promoted as of early August 2019.



Winning photos will become the property of the South Osborne BIZ.  The South Osborne BIZ will have the rights to use all winning photos in future BIZ initiatives, Social Media channels, website and publications.


Terms and Conditions

  • No cash alternative to the prizes will be offered.
  • Prize packages can be picked up at Burton Lysecki Books (527 Osborne St), by providing sufficient identification.
  • If the competition prize is declined or the winner cannot be contacted, the South Osborne BIZ reserves the right to select another winner from the eligible entrants.
  • Prize winner details can be provided on request.  Prize winners will be listed on the South Osborne BIZ website, unless the entrant specifically requests not have their name(s) listed publicly.
  • The South Osborne BIZ is not obliged to accept any of the photos and may reject all photos.
  • The South Osborne BIZ’s decision is final.
  • Until a written contract in a form satisfactory to the South Osborne BIZ is executed by the BIZ and the winning photographer, no legal rights or responsibility shall be created between the photographer and the BIZ.
  • This promotion and these terms and conditions are governed by the law of Canada and Manitoba.


Submission Details

Up to six photos can be submitted in a digital format by July 31st, 2019 to osbornesouthbiz@gmail.com along with the entrants name, address, phone number, and email address.  Good luck!