Official Contest Rules

Who Can Enter

  1. To be eligible to participate in this contest, entrant must be a Mille Lacs Band member.

How to Enter

  1. Enter photo on Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe’s Instagram page (mlbononremovable) with added (#2021mlbophotocontest).


  1. Email photo to news@millelacsband.com with a written quote or message about your photo. Photograph must be high resolution (400dpi would be ideal, will accept 300dpi).

a) Only one entry allowed per band member.
b) No purchase is necessary to enter.
c) No mechanically reproduced or completed entries will be accepted.
d) No lewd, nude, crude, or offensive photographs will be accepted.
e) By entering, entrants represent and warrant (that they own the picture submitted, and it does not violate the rights of any third parties).
f) By entering, you acknowledge that Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe has the right to publicize your name, character, likeness, photograph, voice and the fact that you are the winner for promotional purposes without financial remuneration.
g) Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to disqualify any entry.
h) The contest starts on September 23rd, 2020 and all entries must be received by news@millelacsband.com by 4pm on October 23rd, 2020. Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe is not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries, printing errors, server unavailability, computer, or any other electronic malfunction.

The Prize(s)

• Twelve (12) winners will be selected. The winners will receive: Two hundred dollar ($200) and be published in the Mille Lacs Band calendar.
• Each winner will be contacted via email and announced at State of the Band 2021.
• The winner must provide his/her correct name, address and telephone number to Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe at the time of notification.
• Each winner must sign and return a release and affidavit of eligibility, which must be received within fourteen (14) days of notification, at the time each winner claims his/her prize in person at Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. If a winner is a minor, then the winner’s parents or guardian must sign a release and affidavit of eligibility before the winner receives his or her prize. Each winner must show picture identification to claim prizes. Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe reserves the right to examine additional identification and may choose to accept or deny awarding the prize based on the identification presented.
• Each winner is responsible for paying all local, county, state and federal taxes on prizes based on the estimated retail value of the prizes as set forth in these rules. Each winner must complete and sign a Form W-9.
• Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe reserves the right to make rules and contest changes, and change the aforementioned contest dates.
• By entering this contest, each entrant waives any and all claims of liability against Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Instagram, and their respective parents, affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents, for any and all claims, loss, damage or injury which may occur as a result of entrant’s participation in this contest.
• Instagram (collectively, “Instagram”) are not affiliated with Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe nor this contest. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by or associated with Instagram.

For questions, please contact Government Affairs Office: 320-495-5006 or email news@millelacsband.com.