Thank you to those that participated in our July colouring contest. Contest is now closed. Winners to be announced soon!
Drowning is preventable! Join the Lifesaving Society Canada in promoting safety awareness in, on and around the water during National Drowning Prevention Week from July 19-25, 2020.
All entries received by YWCA St.Thomas-Elgin by August 1st, 2020 will be reviewed by a panel of judges. A winner and a runner up from each age category will be announced and shared on our website and social media during August.
The winning entry from each age category will be submitted by the YWCA to the Lifesaving Society for provincial consideration this Fall and the chance to win big!
Prizes from the Lifesaving Society for each age category are:
Under 7: a plush Buddy the Lifeguard
Ages 8-10 and 11-13: a Lifesaving Society Prize Pack valued at $100
Congratulations to our 2020 Local Contest Winners!
1st Place - Haraameen
Category 7 years old & under
1st Place - Harlee
Category 8 to 10 years old
1st Place - Pasiley
Category 11 to 13 years old
2020 Water Smart® Contest
Rules & Regulations
By submitting an entry into the contest, you are guaranteeing that you have read and agree to the Rules and Regulations of the contest and you grant the Lifesaving Society, Ontario Branch the right to contact you/the entrant regarding the entry, publicize the entry, promote the entry for any other purpose related to the Contest and/or broadcast of the entry.
One entry per participant and each must:
b) be the original creation of the entrant(s)
c) not be defamatory, libelous, obscene, lewd, offensive, pornographic, sexually explicit, disparaging
or otherwise illegal, objectionable or inappropriate
d) not violate or infringe any copyright, trademark, privacy or publicity right or other proprietary or
intellectual property right of any person or entity
e) not contain any copyrighted material not in the public domain or for which you have not obtained the rights to use;
f) not contain any artwork for which you have not obtained the rights to use;
All entries must be appropriate for all audiences. Entries referencing sex, drugs, or violence will not be accepted as entries. Any entry that includes content that is deemed inappropriate, indecent, obscene, as determined by the Lifesaving Society in its sole discretion, will not be eligible.
g) By entering the Lifesaving Water Smart Contest, each participant – with the consent of parent(s) and/or guardian(s) in the case of those under 18 years of age – is representing and warranting that the entry they submit are their own creations and that they have obtained permission, if applicable, to enter this contest, and that the submission of the idea will not violate any enforceable agreements or understandings the submitter has with any third party.
By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees and hereby irrevocably and perpetually grants and assigns to the Lifesaving Society, Ontario Branch complete ownership and marketing rights to the content, along with the right to use entrant’s name, likeness, image and biographical information in any manner and medium in connection with the Water Smart® Contest and without any additional compensation. The Lifesaving Society
may: (a) edit and/or format the content, (b) create derivative works from the content or any portion thereof, and (c) reproduce, publish, display and distribute any of the content or derivative works in any medium now or hereafter existing, including without limitation, posting on The Lifesaving Society’s website or any other
website or platform for purposes of the competition and for any general promotional purpose of The Lifesaving Society.