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how it works

Every month, on the first of the month, we will be launching a contest. Our goal is to curate community submissions for our newsletter, The Town Crier, and foster more connections within our Fenelon Falls community. The prize for this month is $50, however this may change in subsequent months. In order to participate in the contest, please ensure you complete the steps below.


Step 1


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In order to enter our monthly contest, you must be subscribed to the Town Crier newsletter. If you haven’t yet subscribed, you can do so below.

Step 2


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We want to hear from you! One entry will be provided to those that submit a picture, and two entries will be provided to those that submit an article.

step 3

random draw

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At month end, we will select a winner by random draw. We will announce the winner on social media. A new contest will be released on the 1st.

Past winners


q: How many times can I enter the contest?

A: You are welcome to submit a maximum of 1 picture and 1 article per month, for a total of 3 entries per month. We welcome additional submissions, but please note that they will not be counted as contest entries.

Q: What happens to the content I submit?

A: We aim to feature as many submissions as possible in upcoming editions of the Town Crier newsletter and on our Facebook and Instagram accounts. Written submissions are subject to editing and approval by the Town Crier team, however any featured works will be fully credited to you. For a higher chance of having your content published, please follow the guidelines below.

Q: If I win, how do i collect my prize?

A: We will reach out to you via the email you entered with. Your prize will be available for pickup at the Visitor’s Centre at 15 Oak Street in Fenelon Falls. With your permission, we will also take a picture of you and collect your feedback as part of our announcement for the next month’s contest.

content guidelines

When submitting a picture:

  • We prefer high resolution photos

  • Our community loves seeing nature and wildlife

  • We also love memories and community events

When Submitting An Article:

  • We welcome articles, memories, and poetry

  • Our focus is on Fenelon Falls and our community

  • We want to inform, inspire, and intrigue

Sample article prompts:

  • Whats new or exciting this month?

  • Share a funny or meaningful story

  • Highlight an outstanding individual or cause



Please ensure your subject line includes: Contest Entry