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Win a Paddleboard!

Red, White & Blue Instagram Contest

June 17- July 5

Show us your patriotism! To celebrate Independence Day and all that is Red, White, and Blue, Minneapolis Northwest is giving away THREE amazing prizes. The grand prize will be a Pau Hana board and a Moxie adjustable paddle!

The 10'10" Mini Sport was designed to meet the needs of those who want the increased speed of a displacement hull race board but in a smaller, lighter weight package.  It's a great flat water board that paddles fast in the lake, river, or marina.  It's also easy to carry and transport, weighing in at a 22.5 lbs and being just under 11' long.  The soft grab handle and its light weight make it easy to pick up and place inside a van or SUV.  

The Moxie Stand Up Paddle comes with a reduced size ergonomic grip and carbon twil shaft for comfort and control.  Not to mention it's made right here in Minneapolis, MN at our very own Accent/Cannon Paddles!

To enter, share with us how you are celebrating summer and the 4th of July in Minnesota! Is it a family cookout? A trip to the Elm Creek Swimming Pond with the kids? Fireworks? One of the awesome area festivals or parades? Whatever it may be, we want to see it! Starting Friday, June 17 enter the contest by posting your photos on Instagram using the hashtag: #WeLoveMNW.  We will post the winning entries shortly after July 4th and arrange pickups.

YOU pick the winners—the Instagram pic with the most likes wins! Encourage your friends to play and to like your posts.

Red Prize- 1st place: Paddleboard and Paddle ($1,500 Value)

Pau Hana Mini Sport Board (Teal/Bamboo) and Moxie Adjustable Paddle (Ivory)

Moxie Adjustable Paddle

White Prize- 2nd place: Minneapolis Northwest Patio Tour ($300 Value)

Prize pack includes $50 giftcards to 6 of our area's best patio bars/restaurants, featuring a catch-your-own dinner experience at Running Aces Casino & Racetrack's Trout Air Tavern

Redstone American Grill
Patrick's Restaurant & Bakery
The Lookout Bar & Grill
Highlander at Rush Creek Golf Club
Girvan Grill at Edinburgh USA 
Running Aces Trout Air Tavern

Blue Prize- 3rd place: Minneapolis Area Brewery Tour ($250 Value)

Prize pack includes 50 giftcards to some of our favorite breweries including Omni Brewing Co. and Surly!
Surly Brewing Company
Omni Brewing Co.
Wicked Wort
Bauhaus Brew Labs
Fulton Brewing Company

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  • Must be an original image, i.e., no posting an image from another website, etc.  It is OK to post a recipe but the image of the food must be original
  • All inappropriate images however creative will be deleted
  • Participants can enter by posting one time per day throughout the duration of the contest
  • Must use at least 2 suggested hashtags; one of which being #weloveMNW
  • If there is a tie for 1st or 2nd or 3rd place, winner will be determined via a random drawing

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