Community / October 26, 2018

Photo Contest: Snap, Tag & Win Big



The staff and creative team at Harbour Insurance are excited to showcase our new and greatly improved website. With bold colors and easy to use navigation, this is the go to place for Ontario boaters. Help us celebrate and enter our photo contest. You have a chance to win great prizes and bragging rights to showcase your boating in Ontario photos. Harbour is the go to insurance brokerage for fishing and other small pleasure craft, yachts, sail boats and personal watercraft. 

Get on board with the Harbour Insurance photo contest is the destination to Get On Board with boating tips, information and safety. Stay on course to the best insurance products and value for Ontario boaters. Your #safeplacetobe! Come on, check it out and win!

Help us celebrate & win great prizes

To celebrate we want to share your most memorable or enjoyable boating experience with our Snap, Tag & Win Contest. We know it is getting to be winter, but all the more reason to go through your photos and bring back some fantastic summertime boating memories!

Enter to win great prizes including a $100 gift certificate and a chance to  have your winning photo featured on the new site.

The small but important print:  Photo contest rules

Harbour Insurance Services Ltd. (Harbour)  is sponsoring a photo contest for people to share their favorite boating moments on the waterways of Ontario or boating the Southern Navigation territories.

The contest will run for a period of four (4) weeks (with a possibility of an extension).


  • Gone fishing for the day
  • Chasing the breeze
  • Family Fun on the Water
  • Living the Life

Pictures must meet the following specifications:

  • Must be uploaded in JPEG format with high quality compression. We will use winning images on our website and for high quality reproduction.
  • Pictures must not show the name of the photographer, agency, or publication, or any other information or any visible watermark (these details can be included in the metadata of the pictures but must not be visible on the picture itself).
  • All pictures must have accurate English captions. Include location in caption.
  • Photos with drinking, nudity, or any unsafe boating behavior will not be accepted.
  • The photographer submitting the photo must have permission from all people in the photo to have the photo published.


 These Official Rules govern the Contest. By participating or attempting to participate in the Contest, you will be deemed to have received, understood, and agreed to these Official Rules.


The Contest is sponsored and administered by The Reliance Insurance Group on behalf of Harbour Insurance Services.

Although the Contest may be communicated, promoted, or administered by means of a third party social media or social networking service or site (a “Third Party Service”), the Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, any Third Party Service; any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest should be directed to The Reliance Insurance Group and not to any Third Party Service.

The Contest is only open to residents of Ontario who have reached the age of majority in Ontario.

Employees, officers, directors, agents, and representatives from Harbour Insurance or Reliance Insurance Group are not eligible to enter the Contest.


You may enter the Contest between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on October 26, 2018 and 11:59 p.m. ET on November 26, 2018 (the “Contest Period”).


No purchase is necessary to enter the Contest. There are two (2) methods of entry applicable to this Contest, as follows:

Social media – Instagram 

To enter the Contest, log into a valid public Instagram account during the Contest Period and follow @harbourinsuranceca. Upload a post during the contest period that contains an original photograph that is inspired by the theme of the applicable entry, tag @harbourinsuranceca and include the hashtags #TheSafePlaceToBe and #HarbourPhotoContest 

 Social media – Facebook

To enter the Contest, log into your Facebook account during the Contest Period. Upload a post during the contest period that contains an original photograph that is inspired by the theme of the applicable entry, tag Harbour Insurance Services and include the hashtags #TheSafePlaceToBe and #HarbourPhotoContest.


Winners will be able to choose between a Bass Pro Shops or Canadian Tire gift card of the following values:

  • 1st place: CAD $100.00
  • 2nd place: CAD $50.00
  • 3rd place: CAD $25.00

Photographs will featured on the 2018 Harbour Insurance website.


The winner will be selected by our Harbour Insurance Management and Marketing Team. We will be selecting 3 winners. First, Second and Third Place.


Winners will be contacted via Private Message through Facebook or Instagram.

Gift cards will be mailed to their preferred address.

 By entering the Contest 

You agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Sponsors, which decisions are final, binding and conclusive.

You agree to Harbour Insurance using your submitted photo in social media and other digital platforms or printed materials.

You agree that the Sponsors shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity or eligibility to enter the Contest; failure to provide any such proof upon request may result in disqualification.

You acknowledge that the Publicity Parties shall not be required to compensate you, notify you, or request your permission in connection with their use of any of your photos in publicity material, unless otherwise prohibited by law, however, if we decide to use your photo, we will mention you in the credits.

If you are a winner, the Sponsors may require you to appear in publicity related to the Contest or to any similar contest.

By accepting a prize:

You grant to the Sponsors the irrevocable right to record, photograph or otherwise capture or document you, your likeness, your voice, or any statements you make regarding the Contest or the prize, by any available means;

You agree that any such captured material, together with your biographical information, such as name or place of residence, or your Entry Material (collectively, all such materials, the “Publicity Material”) may be used by the Sponsors or their licensees, successors, or assigns (collectively, the “Publicity Parties”) in any media, whether now known or later devised, worldwide and in perpetuity, for advertising or promotional purposes related to the Contest or any similar contest. Any such use of the Publicity Material may include the reproduction, modification, adaptation, translation or creation of derivative works from your Entry Material.


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