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Bike Month Instagram Challenge Contest Rules


Participants are invited to compete in the Bike Month Instagram Challenge hashtag contest by posting photos with their bicycle or scooter at Central Ohio Bike Month events to Instagram. Photos are included as participating in the Bike Month Instagram Challenge only if a post includes a bicycle or scooter in the picture, the hashtag ‘#CentralOhioBikeMonth’, and the tag ‘@gohiomorpc’. The photo must also be posted on Instagram, no other social media outlet will be reviewed for selection of the winners. There will be three (3) winners selected.

Contestants must avoid taking selfies while operating a bicycle or scooter, and any pictures taken while the photographer is driving will not be eligible. The prize drawing will be announced by Friday, June 12, 2020 at 10 p.m. EST. The winner will be contacted via direct message to their Instagram account by Monday, June 15, 2020 at 5 p.m. EST. Participants are eligible to win one (1) selfie prize.


To be eligible for the prize drawing, all social media posts must be posted with the tag ‘@gohiomorpc’ and the hashtag ‘#CentralOhioBikeMonth’ and posted to Instagram.

The Bike Month Instagram Challenge is open to any individual 18 years of age or older who lives or commutes in the 15-county Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission interest area of Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Hocking, Knox, Fayette Licking, Logan, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Perry, Pickaway, Ross, or Union counties. Limit one registration per individual. Contest is not open to MORPC, COTA, Smart Columbus, CoGo, any employee of an agency that has helped plan the Bike Month Instagram Challenge, or any MORPC board members and their immediate family members.


The prize may be claimed by emailing or calling (614) 233-4132. Prizes must be claimed within seven (7) business days of the awarding. If the prize goes unclaimed after 7 business days, it will be forfeited by the original winner and a new winner will be drawn using the same entrants as the original prize drawing


By participating in the Bike Month Instagram Challenge, individuals agree to the use of their names, photos posted for the Challenge, and likenesses and/or recognition information for promotional purposes in any medium without additional compensation or notice to winners, to the extent permitted by law.

By participating in the Bike Month Instagram Challenge, the participant thereby allows organizers to post the picture on their social media pages, webpages, and any print marketing materials.


The Bike Month Instagram Challenge does not discriminate against any individual or participant on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, handicap, and sexual orientation and/or any other factor as specified in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and subsequent amendments. The Bike Month Instagram Challenge will comply with all federal and state laws regarding such.