2021 Buy Local Challenge Contests

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NEW This Year: Buy Local Scavenger Hunt

Starting July 1st, take a photo or selfie completing five different "buy local" activities. All completed entries will be submitted into a drawing for a special BLC Swag Bag featuring local farm products from:

Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company

Gray Goat Soaps

Mama Bears Elderberries

DeVine Wine Jelly

Little House on the Island Homestead

Submit your photos at bit.ly/3jz1AsY by July 28th for a chance to win.

Download or print the Scavenger Hunt by selecting the image below.

 

Show off your Buy Local shopping spree photos on Facebook or Instagram

with the hashtag #BuyLocalChallenge for a chance

to win a 'Buy Local' insulated tote bag!

 

10 winning photographs will also be showcased on SMADC’s social media pages.

How to Enter

Take a photo of your Buy Local shopping spree at your local farmers’ market, grocery stores, winery, brewery, or any other venue that offers Maryland grown farm products and post to your Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #BuyLocalChallenge!

Suggested foodie photos may be of:

  • Produce: Fruits, Veggies, Herbs

  • Cut Flowers

  • Dairy: Cheese, Milk, Ice Cream, Yogurt, etc.

  • Meat + Poultry

  • Seafood: Crabs, Oysters, Finfish

  • Wines, Beers, Spirits, and other Maryland grown beverages

  • Value-Added: Jams, jellies, pickles, salsas, etc.

  • Baked Goods: Breads, desserts

Entry Rules

  1. The contest is open to the general public except for employees of the Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission, the Tri-County Council of Southern Maryland, and their immediate families.

  2. The contest runs from Tuesday, June 1st, 2021 until Sunday, July 25th, 2021. Photos must be posted by midnight on Sunday, July 25th to be considered.

  3. Ten winning photos will be randomly selected by an automatic generator across all social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram).

  4. All pictures must be original photographs of Maryland grown and harvested foods purchased during your shopping spree (see options list above) and must be taken within the contest period.

  5. Photos must include farm name or name of the location where the food was purchased.

  6. Previously published photos, or parts thereof, are not eligible.

  7. There is no limit to the number of photos that may be submitted by any photographer, however there will be no duplicate winners.

  8. Ten winners will be notified by social media on Monday, July 26th, 2021 and announced on social media. 

  9. In order for your entry to be seen, your Instagram account must be public and Facebook photos must be public. SMADC is not responsible for lost or misdirected entries.

  10. The offer is void where prohibited by law.

  11. SMADC reserves the right to publish all entries.

By submitting photograph(s), you warrant that you are the owner and/or holds the copyright to the photograph(s) submitted and that you are not violating any laws or regulations or infringing on any rights by submitting the photograph(s), including, but not limited to, violating any trademark/copyright laws or any privacy or publicity rights. Furthermore you understand and acknowledge that SMADC intends to use and publish submitted photograph(s) on SMADC's various digital and print platforms. Therefore, by submitting photograph(s) you understand and agree to grant SMADC a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide right to copy, crop, edit, publish, display, distribute, sublicense, or otherwise use the photograph(s). In addition, you understand and agree that, by submitting photograph(s), you do not have any right of approval as to how SMADC uses the photograph(s) and that you will not be compensated in any way by SMADC for the use of the photograph(s). You agree that SMADC is under no obligation to use any of the photograph(s) submitted and whether submitted photograph(s) are used is at the sole discretion of SMADC.

 

 

Prize includes a 'Buy Local' insulated tote bag with complimentary hand sanitizer.   

Winning photos will be featured on SMADC’s Facebook and Instagram throughout the

week of July 26th, 2021. Winners will be notified via social media.

YOU CAN ALSO WIN BY TAKING THE BLC PLEDGE!

Complete the PLEDGE and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a ‘Buy Local’ insulated tote bag.

Ten winners will be randomly selected and notified by email.

  1. The contest is open to the general public except for employees of the Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission, the Tri-County Council of Southern Maryland, and their immediate families.

  2. The contest runs from Tuesday, June 1st, 2021 until Monday, July 19th, 2021. The pledge must be submitted by midnight on Monday, July 19th to be considered. SMADC is not responsible for lost or misdirected entries.

  3. Ten winning entries will be randomly selected by an automatic generator.

  4. Winners will be notified by email by Monday, July 26th, 2021.

  5. The offer is void where prohibited by law.

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