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You ready for a challenge? Are you #SLOready? Throughout August, we’re giving you a chance to support San Luis Obispo, show that we’re in this together and take part in our awesome grand prize giveaway by posting yourself having safe fun!

Here’s the scoop (and the rules). We want to see you post yourself on Instagram doing four different activities. Have fun! And don’t forget to participate safely by wearing your mask and practicing social distancing!

Step 1: Choose at least 1 (or all 4!) of the following activities and take a photo of yourself doing it. Share your experience as an Instagram post using #SLOready and tag @shareSLO in the photo and add the designated hashtags for the activity (see below):

  1. Getting outside in our SLO open spaces and fresh SLO air. Here are a few photo ideas:
  2. Showing some love for our local retail. Check out SLO’s virtual shopping map to get inspired! Here are a few photo ideas:
    • Showing off your favorite locally purchased product
    • In front of your favorite storefront
    • With that new gift certificate to a SLO business that you couldn’t wait to get your hands on.
  3. Enjoying the many delightful flavors that SLO has to offer in a space you love. View SLO’s virtual takeout/delivery map to get inspired! Here are a few ideas:
    • With your favorite SLO takeout
    • Dining in the Plaza while savoring your SLO dish
    • Trying out one of the many new restaurant parklets or outdoor seating options
  4. Posing in your favorite San Luis Obispo location while sporting a cloth face covering/mask

Step 2: Submit your post to be entered into our #SLOready Challenge grand prize giveaway by emailing [email protected] as proof of completion. Make posts featuring all four experiences for more entries. If your profile is public, you can email a link to your post on Instagram. If your profile is private, email screenshots of your completed photo posting.

Grand Prize

One lucky winner who showed how they are #SLOready will be randomly chosen on September 1 for an ultimate staycation package. The package includes:

Rules and Regulations

The #SLOready giveaway is in no way affiliated with, endorsed, or sponsored by Instagram. This giveaway is open to US residents only. Entries must include photo(s) using the hashtag #SLOReady on Instagram. Up to four qualified entries will be accepted. Entries will be accepted from August 3, 2020 to August 31, 2020. Entries must be submitted by email to [email protected] by August 31, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. PST by sending a screenshot of post(s) or link(s) to photo(s) on a non-private account to be considered for qualification. One winner will be randomly selected by September 1, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. PST and notified by email. Giveaway prize must be claimed by September 4, 2020 at 5 p.m. PST or a new randomly selected winner will be selected and notified. Giveaway prize will not be shipped. No purchase or payment required to enter or win. Giveaway winner must be 18 years of age or older to claim giveaway prize. By entering the giveaway, entrants agree that photo(s) submitted can be used by the City of San Luis Obispo, ShareSLO and for advertising purposes.

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