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Christmas Tree Market’s Photo Finish: An Extraordinary Tree Contest

December 7th, 2016

The Yuletide season calls for unique and wonderful holiday displays. This year, don’t let your creativity go to waste with our exciting photo contest. Submit a snapshot of your decorated tree along with a description of your design, and get a chance to win gift cards from Christmas Tree Market!

Christmas Tree Market’s Photo Finish: An Extraordinary Tree Contest

Contest Mechanics

Joining is easy! Complete and submit the entry form on the photo contest tab found on Christmas Tree Market’s Facebook page. Log on to the official contest app and perform the listed actions via Gleam for a better chance of winning:

  1. Visit our Facebook page (+1 entry)
  2. Submit your #xtraordinarytree photo through Facebook (+3 entries)
  3. Add a caption to your photo entry (+2 entries)
  4. Visit our Instagram page(+1 entry)
  5. Upload a photo of your Christmas tree on Instagram with the hashtag #xtraordinarytree (+1 entry)
  6. Submit your #xtraordinarytree photo through Instagram (+3 entries)
  7. Follow us on Twitter (+2 entries)
  8. Visit our a <href=”” target=”_blank”>website (+2 entries)
  9. Sign up for Christmas Tree Market’s Email List (+2 entries)
  10. Share the contest on Facebook, Twitter, or Google Plus (+1 entry)

Participants are allowed up to two (2) different photo entries. Read on for instructions on how to submit your entries via Facebook and Instagram.

Through Facebook

Before entering the contest, upload a photo of your Christmas tree to your Facebook account. Go to the contest app found on the Christmas Tree Market Facebook page and select the action “Submit your Extraordinary Tree Photo from Facebook” to earn three (3) entries. Performing any Facebook actions that require authentication will ask users to authorize the Gleam Competitions Facebook app. Browse through any albums that exist on your Facebook account to select the photo you wish to submit. Privacy setting of this album should be set to public.

Through Instagram

Before entering the contest, the “Private Account” option in your Instagram account settings must be set to “OFF”. Log in to your Instagram account and upload your Christmas tree photo. Include #xtraordinarytree in the description. Go to the <href=”” target=”_blank”>Contest App and follow Christmas Tree Market on Instagram to join the contest. You may be asked to authenticate the Gleam Contest App to perform certain actions on your behalf. Select “Submit your Extraordinary Tree Photo on Instagram” and choose the photo you wish to submit. Photos must be uploaded in accordance with the Instagram Terms of use.


Three (3) lucky winners will each receive Christmas Tree Market gift cards:

  1. 1st prize winner – one (1) online $150 USD gift card
  2. 2nd prize winner – one (1) online $100 USD gift card
  3. 3rd prize winner – one (1) online $50 USD gift card

Selection of Contest Winners

Via the official contest app, Facebook users can vote for their favorite #xtraordinarytree photos from December 23 to 29, 2016. Contest participants can share their entries through social media to get more votes.

The top 12 photos with the most number of votes will be judged and narrowed down to the final three (3) based on the following criteria: 30% creativity, 30% originality, 20% entry description & 20% photo quality. Our sponsor will select and rank our three (3) winners in its sole discretion.

Contest Period

Submission of entries starts on December 5, 2016, at 10:00 AM PST and ends on December 22, 2016, at 11:59 PM PST. The voting period is between December 23, 2016, at 8:00 AM PST until December 29, 2016, at 11:59 PM PST. The three (3) winners will be announced on or before January 2, 2017, at 11:59 PM PST.

Celebrate the season of cheer with Christmas Tree Market! Visit our official contest page for the full list of mechanics.

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