Vote Tacoma!

Update 11/21/19

Thank you for voting!

The votes have been counted and Tacoma is one of the 25 finalists! The Levitt review process is now underway, and the Levitt AMP grant winners will be announced on December 20. In the meantime, you can read more at levittamp.org.

Social media contest winner!

LATRESE DOZIER has been randomly selected as the winner of our social media contest (details below). We’re happy to announce that Latrese has won a Metro Parks Tacoma VIP Guest Pass worth $450 dollars.

We’ll reach out to the winner via Facebook messenger. If you don’t see our message please email annew@tacomaparks.com to claim your prize.


Online voting closed at 5 pm, Nov. 20, 2019

Learn More about the Levitt AMP Grant

Vote Tacoma Contest Rules
Nov. 1-20, 2019

How to enter the contest:

  • vote tacoma contestVisit grant.levittamp.org
  • Select the button that says “sign up to vote”
  • Create an account and log in
  • Find Tacoma, WA and select “Learn more & vote”
  • Select the vote button and create a screenshot similar to the one on this page that shows the words “You Voted” along with the Tacoma image.
  • Post the screenshot to your social media account and tag us. If your account is private, please send us your screenshot in a private message.
  • Post on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter (following the guidelines below in the “Account Instructions” section) before 5 pm on November 20, 2019

Grand Prize

A Metro Parks Tacoma VIP Guest Pass worth $450 dollars, includes…
The VIP Guest Pass allows the bearer to visit multiple Metro Parks Tacoma sites like Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, the Wave Pool at Kandle Park and Meadow Park Golf Course for FREE. The pass includes over $450 in free admissions and discounts to be redeemed over the next year to help you get familiar with the wonderful experiences Metro Parks provides the community.

Contest Rules

What comprises a valid entry?

A valid entry consists of a screenshot from the Levitt AMP site showing you voted for Tacoma. See example.

Account instructions

  • Twitter, Instagram – Public accounts: post the screenshot on social media channel with the Metro Parks Account tagged (this notifies us that you entered).  Instagram Story posts will be accepted as well, you must tag us in your story that shows the screenshot.
  • Twitter, Instagram- Private accounts: Private message (DM) us the screenshot.
  • Facebook – On Facebook post the screenshot of your vote in the comments section below the post about this contest, OR private message the image to us.

No winner will be randomly drawn and no prize will be awarded if fewer than 10 screenshots are entered in the contest.

The post must not contain material that violates, misappropriates, or infringes upon any law or regulation or the rights of any third party, including any copyright, trademark, or any rights of publicity or privacy, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights;

The post must not disparage any person or entity; The post must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful, tortious, and/or defamatory; The post must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and The post must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where the comment is created.

Who is running the contest?

Metro Parks Tacoma is running the competition

How often can a person enter?

Unlimited contest submissions are allowed, however, a person’s name will only go into the drawing one time even if multiple entries are submitted.

Contest period

The Contest begins Wednesday, November 6, 2019 and ends November 20, 2019, at 5 pm.

Selection of Prize Winners

After the end of the contest period, the names of people who posted/submitted valid entries will be entered into a random drawing for the prize. Each person shall only have their name in the drawing one time, even if multiple screenshots are submitted. An alternate winner will be contacted if the initial winner does not claim the prize or cannot be reached within 14 days.

No prize will be drawn or awarded if fewer than 10 screenshots are entered in the contest.

Winner will be notified via social media and the winner’s name will be posted at www.metroparkstacoma.org/VoteTacomaContest by end of day on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

To claim the prize, the winner should follow the instructions contained in his or her notification, or contact Kira K. (kirak@tacomaparks.com).

Eligibility
Prize winners must be 18 years old or older.

Social Media disclaimer

This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. You are providing your information to Metro Parks Tacoma and not to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. The information you provide will be used for this competition and future Metro Parks Tacoma promotions. All people and places tagged or named in a photo must be accurately tagged or named. Inaccurately tagged content will disqualify the submission.

The Fine Print

By participating in this Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements below.

Content Restrictions:

The Submission must not contain material that violates, misappropriates, or infringes upon any law or regulation or the rights of any third party, including any copyright, trademark, or any rights of publicity or privacy, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights;

The Submission must not disparage any person or entity; The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful, tortious, and/or defamatory;

The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and The Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where Submission is created.

For All Submissions: Unlimited submissions are NOT allowed. A person’s name will only go into the drawing one time per contest period. Multiple posts does not mean multiple contest entries. By submitting a comment, image or video, entrant grants to Metro Parks Tacoma a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Submissions in whole or in part, and otherwise exploit the Submission in all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the universe, in any way Metro Parks Tacoma sees fit including, but not limited to, entertainment, instruction/education, promotional, advertising and/or marketing purposes. In connection with all rights granted herein, Metro Parks Tacoma has the irrevocable right to incorporate Submissions, in whole or in part, into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed. If necessary, the entrant will sign any necessary documentation that may be required for Metro Parks Tacoma or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Submission. Proof of submission will not be deemed proof of receipt by Metro Parks Tacoma.

Identity of Entrant.

Entries submitted by fake profiles, group profiles, or page profiles will not be eligible. Submissions may only be made by individuals.

Prize delivery

If a Prize is returned as undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within fourteen (14) days after delivery of notification, the Prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner selected from all of the remaining eligible entries that meet the Judging Criteria. The Prize is not transferable. No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of the Prize will be permitted. The Prize is awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose).

This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Any information you provide in connection with the Contest is to Metro Parks Tacoma and/or its sponsors/administrators and not to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. You understand that by using and interacting with www.facebook.com. www.twitter.com or www.instagram.com, you are subject to the terms, conditions, and policies that govern the use of those sites. You should, therefore, review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, before using or interacting with Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

General Release.

By entering the Contest, you release Metro Parks Tacoma and all Released Parties from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest or delivery, mis-delivery, acceptance, possession, or use of or inability to use any Prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.

Use of Winner’s Name, Likeness, etc.

Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Contest constitutes permission to use winner’s name, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram name, likeness, persona, hometown, and/or Prize information in all media now known or later devised throughout the universe in perpetuity for all purposes Metro Parks Tacoma deems appropriate – including, without limitation, for promotional and publicity purposes – without further permission or compensation.

Affidavit and Release.

As a condition of being awarded any Prize, except where prohibited by law, winner may (in Metro Parks Tacoma’s sole discretion) be required to execute a written consent, confirming Metro Parks Tacoma’s right to use such winner’s name, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram name, likeness, persona, hometown, and/or Prize information without further permission or compensation.

Winner List; Rules Request.

For the Winner List, send an email with subject line: “Vote Tacoma Contest Winner List” to communications@tacomaparks.com. To obtain a copy of these Official Rules, send an email with subject line: “Vote Tacoma Contest Rules Request” to communications@tacomaparks.com.