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Pittsburgh District to host snowperson contest at Tionesta Lake

USACE Pittsburgh District
Published Jan. 6, 2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is hosting a snowperson contest beginning Dec. 4 at Tionesta Lake in Tionesta Township, Pennsylvania.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will host a snowperson contest at Tionesta Lake beginning Jan. 15. Tionesta invites community members to participate in the contest by building their best snowman, snowwoman or snowchild, submit photos to Tionesta Lake’s Facebook page and vote on their favorite entries. A winner will receive a fun prize.

TIONESTA, Pa. –  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will host a snowperson contest at Tionesta Lake beginning Jan. 15.

Tionesta invites community members to participate in the contest by building their best snowman, snowwoman or snowchild, submit photos to Tionesta Lake’s Facebook page and vote on their favorite entries. A winner will receive a fun prize.

To qualify for the contest, contestants must build their snowpersons behind the Tionesta Lake Visitor Center at 477 Spillway Road, Tionesta, PA 16353. Entries are limited to one per person, team, or organization, and can be submitted until Feb. 15. All entries must be appropriate for public display. 

Participants may include accessories to decorate their snowperson. However, to keep Tionesta Lake clean, participants must take home or properly dispose of all items before leaving the area after taking photographs.

Contestants under the age of 18 must have permission from their parents or guardians to enter the contest. To enter the contest, participants should take a photo with their snowperson and send it via a private message to the Tionesta Lake Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/TionestaLakeUSACE.

By submitting an entry, contestants grant the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permission and authority to use pictures in any reasonable advertising or promotional activities. All accepted entries will be posted to the Tionesta Lake Facebook page. Contestants are encouraged to share their photos and tag their friends and family. 

One winner will be selected based on the amount of likes and reactions a photo receives. Voting will take place between Feb. 16 and Feb. 17. The winner will be announced Feb. 21. 

All contestants must adhere to CDC COVID safety guidelines while visiting Tionesta Lake.

For more information about the contest, contact Tionesta Lake staff at 814-755-3512.

 

Media can contact the Public Affairs office at CELRP-PA@usace.army.mil or 412-395-7500.

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Contact
Morgan Silvis
814-755-3512
CELRP-PA@usace.army.mil
477 Spillway Road, Tionesta, PA 16353

Release no. 22-001