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BE SPIED, GET SPIED PHOTO CONTEST - 2012

Posted by Diana Jones on 03/20/2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                  March 5, 2012

 

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Candice Rennels         (405) 425-0298 O / (405) 412-6172 C / [email protected]

Tara Henson                       (405) 425-0219 O / (405) 919-9038 C / [email protected]

 

“BE SPIED & GET SPIED PHOTO CONTEST” THIS SPRING BREAK AT THE OKC ZOO

 

I spy with my little eye, something that begins with Z! Grab your favorite secret agent friends and your camera and head to the Oklahoma City Zoo for the “Be Spied & Get Spied” Photo Contest now through April 1. The Oklahoma City Zoo along with KWTV, News9.com, KJ 103 and the Twister has teamed up to give away fantastic prizes for Zoo goers this Spring Break. 

Your mission: snap a photo of what you “spy” at the Zoo - be it a sly fox, a stealthy snake or maybe even a gullible sheep! Make sure to include yourself or someone in your group in the shot. Upload your photo at www.okczoo.com, www.news9.com, www.kj103.com or www.thetwister.com for a chance to win prizes provided by Wild Birds Unlimited OKC, OKC Kayak, Bass Pro, 42nd St. Candy Co. and the Zoo. You can also register to win at the Zoo’s Guest Relations office located at the main entrance.

Contest entrants must be Oklahoma residents who are at least 18 years of age, and parents may send in photos of a child. Make sure to include your contact information, because you will be automatically entered in a drawing to win great prizes!

You could win:

-A Daily Prize:  Ten daily prize winners will receive a prize package valued at or above $50 from Wild Birds Unlimited OKC or OKC Kayak.

-A Weekly Prize:  Two weekly winners will receive a prize valued at or above $250 from Wild Birds Unlimited OKC or OKC Kayak.

-The Grand Prize: One lucky grand prize winner receives a camp and kayak adventure pack from Bass Pro and OKC Kayak valued at or above $1,000.

All entries received after March 25 will only be eligible for the grand prize. Individual winners will be contacted by phone or email and the Grand Prize winner will be announced April 3. Be sure to visit our online photo gallery often and watch for your photo and see what other Zoo fans have “spied” during their excursions to the Zoo!

There’s something fun for everyone at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Visit Oklahoma’s #1 attraction and one of the top three zoos in the country as named in the 2012 10Besties Readers' Choice Travel Awards! The Oklahoma City Zoo is a proud member of Oklahoma City’s Adventure District located at the crossroads of I-44 and I-35 in. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Buildings close at 4:45 p.m. daily. Regular admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children ages three-11 and seniors ages 65 and over. Children two and under are admitted free. Become a Zoo fan at http://www.facebook.com/okczoobg or follow us on Twitter @okczoo. To learn more about these and other happenings, call (405) 424-3344 or visit okczoo.com.

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