2nd Annual

Summer Solstice Photo Contest

We’re bringing back the Annual Summer Solstice Photo Contest! After last year’s wild success, we decided to run it again. By submitting your best photo from around Vermont, you could win a custom designed splitboard from Weston Snowboards! Photographers are encouraged to enter their best images of recreation or nature photography in the Green Mountain State.


Photos can be submitted using the button below between now and June 29th. “How might I win?” you ask. Well, it’s simple: The photographer with the most votes on their image by June 29th wins! (Yes, that’s it. Easy, isn’t it?)


Only one photo may be submitted per person and only one vote cast per person. The winner will be announced on July 1st. Click here to see the full list of prizes. This is a winner-takes-all event, so make sure to share this contest with your friends and family!


Grand Prize

Custom Weston Splitboard


With only 5 of these snowboards being made, this is your lucky chance to win one! These boards will not begin production until December of 2018, so enter the photo contest today for your chance to get your hands on one of these bad boys, before it’s too late.


Enter Now →

Second Place Will Receive a NEMO Equipment sleeping bag!

Huge thank you to Weston Snowboards and Nemo Equipment for donating these prizes!

Contest Rules



1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who sign up at the https://www.facebook.com/vermonthuts and who are 18 as of the date of entry.The Campaign is only open to legal residents of the United States, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Vermont Huts Association, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.


2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of Vermont Huts Association as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.


3. Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on May 31st, 2018 at 12:01am EST and ending June 29th, 2018 at 5:00pm EST. All online entries must be received by [end date, time, and time zone].


4. How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided via the Vermont Huts Association Facebook page Photo Contest app. The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Vermont Huts Association.


5. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receive prizes from NEMO gear. Prizes received is dependent upon the place won. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Vermont Huts Association. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Vermont Huts Association discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Vermont Huts Association to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.


6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.


7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by community vote under the supervision of Vermont Huts Association. Winner will be notified by email and followed-up by telephone within five (5) days following selection of Winner. Vermont Huts Association shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 10 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT VERMONT HUTS ASSOCIATION‘S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.


8. Rights Granted by You: By entering your photography, You understand and agree that Vermont Huts Association, anyone acting on behalf of Vermont Huts Association, and Vermont Huts Association’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. Optional verbiage for Contests: By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of Vermont Huts Association. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Vermont Huts Association from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Vermont Huts Association may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.


9. Terms & Conditions: Vermont Huts Association reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Vermont Huts Association’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, Vermont Huts Association may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Vermont Huts Association. Vermont Huts Association reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Vermont Huts Association has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Vermont Huts Association reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.


10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Vermont Huts Association and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.


11. Disputes: THIS CAMPAIGN IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND VERMONT, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Vermont having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.


12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Vermont Huts Association website.


13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Vermont Huts Association PO Box 745 Stowe, VT, USA 05672. Requests must be received no later than June 29th, 2018.


14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is Vermont Huts Association atPO Box 745 Stowe, VT, USA 05672.


15. Facebook: If you use Facebook to communicate or administer a contest or sweepstakes, include the following: The Campaign hosted by Vermont Huts Association is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.


16. By accepting the rules and conditions checkbox above, You, the Contestant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules.


Please submit all questions to info [at] vermonthuts.org. No submissions will be accepted via email. See the “Contest Rules” section of the contest application for more details.