The Cincinnati Parks Foundation is hosting a Facebook and Instagram photo contest to crown a doggie mascot for Cincinnati Parks! The winner will receive bragging rights and a custom poster designed with their dog’s likeness in their neighborhood park!

Official Rules

1. Follow us at: @Cincyparksfoundation on Instagram or Facebook


2. Take a photo of your dog at one of the following parks:
(Make sure you tag the park in the location tag!)

  • Smale Riverfront Park
  • Burnet Woods
  • Mt. Airy Forest


3. Post your photo* and use the hashtags:
*Set at Public View

  • #CincyBARKS
  • #LOVEcincyparks

Winners will be chosen by a panel of Cincinnati Parks Foundation Board Members and notified at the end of the contest. Three (3) entrants from the eligible submissions will be chosen based on the following criteria (“Judging Criteria”):

Photo features one of the listed parks (Smale Riverfront Park, Burnet Woods, Mt. Airy Forest).
Entrant follows @cincyparksfoundation on the platform on which it was posted.
Entrant posted a photo publicly and used the hashtags: #cincyBARKS AND #LOVEcincyparks
Quality of photo.

Contest closes October 30, 2019 11:59pm EST. Winners will be announced November 9, 2019. This contest is not endorsed or sponsored by Facebook or Instagram.

By tagging your photo with #CincyBARKS and #LOVEcincyparks user grants the Cincinnati Parks Foundation a royalty-free, non-exclusive license to publicly display, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of the submissions, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or later developed, for any purpose.