Hometown Hockey - Paint the Town Red

  • Business Social Media Contest: Participate until November 19

    Your business could win one of three prizes!

  • Rogers Hometown Hockey
  • Get ready Wood Buffalo! Rogers Hometown Hockey is coming to MacDonald Island Park from November 23-24.

    The Chamber of Commerce is collaborating with the RMWB, and we need your help painting the town RED!  Businesses are invited to participate in the Paint the Town Red campaign and have the chance to win amazing prizes courtesy of Rogers Hometown Hockey through a social media contest.

    How Can Your Business Participate?

    Your business can participate through decorating red store fronts, creating “paint the town red” specials and/or red themed items, having staff dress in red, and just getting creative with the red theme in mind. 

    (Keep in mind that personal accounts will not be considered for prizes).

    Get Creative With Your Business

    What should you do?

    Find a fun and creative way to get your business involved using the theme of red. Then share, share, share on social media. (Hint: this is also a great way to promote your business!)

    Three Chances to Win - Courtesy of Rogers Hometown Hockey

    There are three chances to win! One prize will be awarded for each of the following categories:

    • Best Staff Involvement: Show your team spirit by getting everyone on-board for Paint the Town Red fun. No matter the size of your team, everyone can get in the Paint the Town Red spirit.
    • Best Display: Let your artistic side shine! Create a Paint the Town Red display in your store front, your window, an interior location, or anywhere in your building.
    • Most Creative: This one is up to you! What is the most creative thing you can do to Paint the Town Red? Put you best foot forward and add as much red flare to your business as you can. Your business could win bragging rights as most creative along with an amazing prize.
    How to Enter Your Business

    Join in the fun on social media for your chance to win! It is as easy as 1, 2, 3:

    1. Plan and execute your Paint the Town Red creative business initiatives.
    2. Head to your business social media accounts and create posts including:
      - A photo, or multiple photos, of your business’s Paint the Town Red initiatives.
      - An explanation of how your business is Painting the Town Red!
    3. Tag the Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce on Facebook and Twitter using @YMMChamber, or use the hashtag #PaintTheTownRedRMWB on Instagram. Businesses are also encouraged to use the hashtag #HometownHockey and to tag Rogers Hometown Hockey outlets.


    Contest entries must be posted by 11:59 p.m. on November 19, 2019.

    The three category prize winners will be announced at the Chamber of Commerce Luncheon on November 21, 2019. Contest winners will be contacted via direct message on their chosen social media outlets.


    Five members per business will be eligible to go on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Sportsnet Mobile Studio on Saturday, November 23, led by Rogers Hometown Hockey staff.

    So join in the fun by wearing red, decorating red and getting creative, as we roll-out the red carpet to welcome Rogers Hometown Hockey!


  • Paint the Town Red for Hometown Hockey (video courtesy of the RMWB - thanks folks!)
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