#HikeButteCA Photo Contest

#HikeButteCA Photo Contest

Enter for Your Chance to Win!

How to Enter

There are two ways to enter:

1. Use the #HikeButteCA hashtag on Instagram

2. Submit your photo directly using the form found here (Gmail account required)


Official Rules

  • The #HikeButteCA photo contest will run from May 1, 2021 - Nov. 1, 2021
  • The photography entries must have been taken on one of the 35 trails included in the #HikeButteCA between March 1, 2021 and October 31, 2021 to be eligible. Multiple entries are allowed.
  • Entries need to use the official hashtag #HikeButteCA on Instagram or be submitted directly on Explore Butte County’s (EBC) website to be considered for giveaway.
  • A Google email address is required for submission through the EBC website.
  • Entries must be of original work on personal social media channels; they cannot be posted on behalf of third parties.
  • Photographers must be 18 years of age or older by the time of the drawing to win.
  • Two (2) winners will be chosen from the hashtagged entries each month, on/around June 1, 2021; July 1, 2021; August 1, 2021; September 1, 2021; October 1, 2021; and November 1, 2021.
  • The winning photographers will win one (1) $50 gift card to a Butte County business, which is to be determined and will change monthly.
  • The photographers of the winning entries give non-exclusive rights to EBC to use the winning photo in their Digital and/or Printed Marketing Efforts without further compensation, including but not limited to: use on the EBC website, across their social media channels, and in printed Visitor Guide, rack cards, TV advertising, etc. Read EBC’s photo permissions detailed explanations
  • By using the #HikeButteCA hashtag, photographers are giving EBC to post the entered photo(s) to their website, either as stand-alone embedded photos or as part of a gallery of photos
  • EBC will ask photographers of non-winning entries for explicit rights permissions to use their photo(s) across social media and/or for digital marketing purposes.


  • Explore Butte County is committed to protecting privacy. It will not collect any personal information that isn’t volunteered upon entry of this contest. EBC will not sell or share the information collected to third parties.