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It's Easy to Enter the Mascot Naming Contest!

Contest Rules and Regulations

  • The competition is organised by the Friends of H.M.C.S.HAIDA.
  • The competition is open to children between 8 and 17 years of age.
  • Children of the Friends of H.M.C.S. HAIDA staff/members during the timeframe of the contest cannot participate.
  • Only one (1) entry per person.
  • The contest will accept entries until 18:00 EST on August 31,2015.
  • Entries can be submitted via email to or sent in the mail or dropped off in person to the Friends of H.M.C.S. HAIDA, 658 Catharine St. N., Hamilton, ON L8L 4V7.
  • Contenders full name and contact information must be on the submission to qualify for contest entry.
  • Names submitted will be evaluated by a panel of judges composed of the Friends of H.M.C.S. HAIDA executive board.
  • Names will be judged by a) how ‘catchy’ the name is, and b) how it fits with the Naval theme. Should a winning name be submitted by different people, judges will draw a participant's name from a hat. The decisions of the judges are final.
  • Three finalist will be selected, from which a grand winner will be selected. The Friends of H.M.C.S. HAIDA will ask for parents’ permission to include a picture of any minor (under the age of 18) in an article announcing the winners.
  • Prizes will be awarded to all three finalists.

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