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Streetsville BIA launches virtual Snowman Contest

Lockdowns have you down? The Streetsville BIA wants to bring a little entertainment to your home and a chance to win some Streetsville Dollars due to the extended COVID lockdown!

From January 19th to January 31st take a photo with the virtual Streetsville Snowman from your home or on your walks through the Village and tag @StreetsvilleBIA on either Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook for your chance to win 1 prize of $100 Streetsville Dollars or 2 prizes of $50 Streetsville Dollars. Winners will be announced on Monday, February 1st.

Using augmented reality on your smartphone to find the Streetsville Snowman is a safe, socially-distanced way to connect and share during this COVID lockdown.

Here is how to participate:

  1. Download the FREE ImagineAR ™ app to your mobile devices (available on the App Store and Google Play).
  2. Launch the ImagineAR ™ App and select “Near Me”.
  3. Selected one of the Streetsville Snowmen on it to begin ‘placing’ in the right spot for your photo.
  4. Point your phone at the ground and move it slowly until the Streetsville Snowman appears! (NOTE: You can move him up and down to get the sizing right, then tap to fix him in place).
  5. Tap on the white circle button to take a snapshot or hold down the button to take a short video.
  6. Then share your favourite photo to socials or save it to your phone or Google drive and tag @StreetsvilleBIA to be entered in the contest!


GRAND PRIZE: $100 Streetsville Dollars

TWO Second Prizes: $50 Streetsville Dollars

These gift certificates can be redeemed for online, curbside, or in-person shopping.


NOTE: This community collaboration between the Streetsville BIA, Peel Region’s RIC Centre, and technology innovator ImagineAR ™ is a Digital Main Street Project made possible through financial support from the Government of Canada through FedDev Ontario’s Regional Relief and Recovery Fund.