July 4th Instagram Photo Contest “USA in Ukraine”

Instagram Photo Contest “USA in Ukraine”
Instagram Photo Contest “USA in Ukraine”

Enter now and win tickets to American Independence Day Picnic 2015!

How to Enter

Take a photo which best illustrates “The USA in Ukraine” (could be food, sports, culture, landscape, etc.).  Upload the photo under your own username, captioning with the hashtag #USAinUkraine, and tagging @usembkyiv and @chamber_ua. Once a photo or video is uploaded to Instagram, it is considered a final submission and may not be modified, edited, or replaced.  Individual contestants may submit as many tagged pictures meeting the Contest requirements as they wish, but a prize may only be awarded for one submission (a single contestant will not be chosen for more than one prize).

A submission must be an original photograph, digital or analog, taken by the contestant.

Participation in this Contest is deemed as acceptance of these Official Contest Rules. (PDF 177 KB – Get Adobe Reader)

Contestants are reminded that by participating in the Contest and uploading content to Instagram, they are bound by Instagram’s Terms of Service and any agreements with Instagram contained therein.


Contestants must be at least 13 years old on the date of entry into the Contest.  Parental or legal guardian consent is required for individuals under the age of 18. Contestants must be residents of Ukraine and may not be U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents.

The Contest commences at 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 22, in Kyiv local time. Entries may be submitted between 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 22, and 11:59 p.m. Monday, June 29. Judging begins on Tuesday, June 30 and ends on Wednesday, July 1.


The top three winners will be announced on the Embassy’s Instagram @usembkyiv on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Each of the winners will be awarded a pair of tickets to the Annual Charitable American Independence Day Picnic 2015 organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine. Additional prizes will include a basket with souvenirs for the 1st place winner and a Picnic T-shirt for the 2nd place winner.