Tubbs Ambassador Program – Essay Contest
Tubbs Snowshoes is excited to introduce our Ambassador Program! We’re looking for 8 intrepid snowshoe enthusiasts who can best capture the experience of snowshoeing – from the lessons of a beginner to a seasoned veteran – with words and photos to help show winter’s wonder. With four categories to enter, and four prize packages for essay contest winners, don’t miss your chance to win new Tubbs snowshoes and contribute to the Tubbs team all winter long!
Ambassador Entry Categories:
The Tubbs snowshoe line is divided into four main categories and we are looking for two ambassadors to represent each category. Choose the category that best represents you, and send us your entry today!
- Trail Walking:
Have you ever gone snowshoeing before, or are you a snowshoer newbie? Are you interested in a new winter fitness opportunity? You might be a perfect candidate if you like being outdoors and trying new things. We want to hear how your experience is with a new sport and what feedback you can give to those new to this winter activity.
Essay Submission Topic: What new opportunities do you think snowshoeing will open up for you?
Ambassador Prize Kit: 2 pairs of Tubbs Frontier Snowshoes, 2 pairs of Tubbs 2-Part Snowshoe Poles, Tubbs branded Marmot Jacket, Tubbs water bottle and Tubbs branded playing cards. Retail value: $495.
- Day Hiking:
Are you a summer hiker that becomes a snowshoer in the winter? Do you like to travel your favorite trails in the winter to see how they have become transformed in winter white? Do you have some set trails that you consistently follow or do you like to find new trails? If you answered yes to some of these questions you might be the perfect candidate for this category! We are looking for people to share their outings and experiences with others to inspire more people to get outdoors and explore the winter trails.
Essay Submission Topic: What was one of your favorite past trips? Why did this trip stand out?
Ambassador Prize Kit: 2 pairs of Tubbs Wilderness Snowshoes, 2 pairs of Tubbs 2-Part Snowshoe Poles, Tubbs branded Marmot Jacket, Tubbs water bottle and Tubbs branded playing cards. Retail value: $575.
Do you plan backpacking trips in the winter? Or do you prefer to leave the trail behind to make your own? If backcountry travel is your favorite way to spend time in the winter, you would be a perfect fit in this category! We want to hear where you like to go, how to best tackle backcountry adventure, and what your tips and tricks are.
Essay Submission Topic: What was your most brazen snowshoe adventure? What made it stand out?
Ambassador Prize Kit: 2 pairs of Tubbs Mountaineer Snowshoes, 2 pairs of Tubbs 3-Part Snowshoe Poles, Tubbs branded Marmot Jacket, Tubbs water bottle and Tubbs branded playing cards. Retail value: $725.
- Kids/Family Focus:
Would your family benefit from some time in the snow but you don’t want to spend money on expensive gear, tickets and lessons? Do you encourage your family to get outside in the winter? If so, your family might be the perfect fit for this category! We are looking for families to share their outdoor all-age adventures. We want to know everything from how to best plan outings, what favorite snow games you play and how to keep the kiddos happy while out in the cold.
Essay Submission Topic: Who most inspired you or gave you an appreciation for snowshoeing and outdoor winter fun?
Ambassador Prize Kit: 2 pairs of Tubbs FLEX NRG Snowshoes, 2 pairs of Tubbs FLEX JR snowshoes, 2 pairs of Tubbs 2-Part Snowshoe Poles, Tubbs branded Marmot Jacket, Tubbs water bottles and Tubbs playing cards. Retail value: $655.
Choose an entry category above, and email us your entry essay (400 words max, please!) on the category topic. We want to know why we should pick you, get a feel for your writing style, the things you like to do, and what motivates you. All contest submissions are due by May 11th. Winners will be decided by the Tubbs Marketing Manager, deciding on who best exemplifies each category. Winners will be announced after May 11th, and selected Ambassadors will create a formal Ambassador agreement with the Tubbs Marketing Manager. No purchase necessary, contest only for those in the United States, and no employee of Tubbs Snowshoes will be considered. All entries become the property of Tubbs Snowshoes when submitted and will not be returned to entrant. Mail-in registrations must be postmarked by May 1st. Full explanation of contest rules can be found: http://news.tubbssnowshoes.com/2012/04/02/formal-rules-and-regulations-for-the-tubbs-ambassador-program/
Send your submission to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the title “Tubbs Ambassador Contest” or by mail to:
ATTN: Tubbs Ambassador Contest
4201 6th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98108
What will Tubbs Ambassadors do?
Tubbs Ambassadors will be responsible for sending us content from their awesome adventures – adventure posts, inspirational stories, and fun photos of their exploration over the year!
- Provide a written profile and photo for the Tubbs Ambassador website.
- Send in monthly web content and photos for posting to the Tubbs website and inclusion in collateral.
- Post short bimonthly Facebook posts to the Tubbs Facebook page.
- Participate in online graphic/product focus groups for new Tubbs products.
- Attend a regional Tubbs-sponsored event like Tubbs Romp to Stomp out Breast Cancer Snowshoe Series as a guest of Tubbs.
Get Started Today!
Don’t wait! Start your essay today, and show us why you should be the next Tubbs Ambassador! We can’t wait to hear your enthusiasm and share your stories with other Tubbs fans and the next generation of snowshoers.
About the Tubbs brand and products: www.tubbssnowshoes.com
About the Tubbs Romp to Stomp: www.tubbsromptostomp.com