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Ride and Seek

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Pledge to Join the Ride and Seek Campaign!

Smart Commute in York Region invites you to pledge to join and explore the region in a new and exciting cycling campaign! Visit Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Vaughan and/or Whitchurch-Stouffiville and snap bike photos from our list of landmarks to win!

Between September 14 and October 9, take part in the “Ride and Seek” scavenger hunt for a chance to win one of six $50 e-gift cards or one grand prize $150 e-gift card, courtesy of York Region (see contest details below).

Participate in this Campaign:

  1. Complete the pledge form:
  2. Ride and seek the pre-selected list of landmarks in the instructions package, which will be e-mailed to you by September 25, 2020.
  3. Take a photo of your bike at the pre-selected landmarks you visited.
  4. Submit your photos here:

View this webinar before you begin to ride and seek!

Click here to view the Ride and Seek webinar, delivered by all Smart Commute offices in York Region on September 16, to learn how to access pre-selected landmarks in each municipality and view suggested cycling routes using regional infrastructure. 

Contest Details:

  • The Ride and Seek Campaign begins on September 14 at 12:01 am and ends on October 9 at 11:59 pm (the “Contest Duration”)
  • Registrations received after September 25 will still be accepted and Smart Commute will continue to send campaign instructions
  • Photos must be submitted during the Contest Duration to be considered valid for prize consideration
  • One photo submission per landmark earns one entry into the contest. Multiple photos of the same pre-selected landmarks will not be accepted
  • For every five photo submissions, participants will earn a bonus entry.
  • Photo submissions must clearly include a bicycle and the landmark identified on the list to be valid
  • Participants may submit the form more than once for any additional photos taken
  • Contestants must be residents of Ontario and at least 18 years old
  • Entries will have a chance to win one of six $50 or one grand prize $150 e-gift cards
  • Contestants must provide their full names and email address

Contact your local Smart Commute office for more information or inquiries about the Ride and Seek campaign:

Smart Commute Central York: 905-898-5900,
Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill: 289-844-3026,
Smart Commute North Toronto, Vaughan: 647-920-375,

Or York Region Sustainable Mobility through or 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75829 (voicemail only).

Be sure to view the official rules before submitting.

Related Resources

York Region Sustainable Mobility “Get Moving” Contest


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