Minnesota Zoo Announces Facebook "Do the Waddle" Video Contest
Apple Valley, MINN – February 1, 2012 – Today, the Minnesota Zoo launched its first ever Facebook “Do The Waddle” video contest, celebrating the penguins of the Zoo’s newest exhibit – 3M Penguins of the African Coast. During the month of February, Facebook fans are welcome to upload their best waddle dance video for a chance to win a $500 Best Buy gift card.
This is a Facebook exclusive contest. Now through February 29, Minnesota Zoo’s Facebook fans will be able to download the “Do the Waddle” jingle, create a video between 15 and 60-seconds in length, and upload their own waddle dance videos to the Zoo’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/mnzoo). On March 1, voting begins and is open to everyone. The top five videos with the most votes by March 8 will advance to the final round of voting for a chance at the top prize. The final day to vote is March 15 and the grand prize winner will be announced March 16. Contestants must be 18+ and have a signed consent form if anyone is under the age 18.
Thanks to Best Buy, who generously donated prizes for the contest, five finalists will win a $100 Best Buy gift card. The grand prize winner will receive a $500 Best Buy gift card. All approved videos will receive a family four pack of tickets to the Zoo (one per household).
The Minnesota Zoo is located in Apple Valley, just minutes south of Mall of America. For more information, call 952.431.9500 or visit mnzoo.org. The Minnesota Zoo is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and an institutional member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA).