Virtual Birkie Photo Contests


  • Cross Country Ski Weekend in the Canadian Rockies: two nights at the Castle Mountain Chalets in Banff National Park valued at $459.
  • Three Birkie Bags of Swag with a total value of $300
  • Nordiq Alberta ski shirts and toques valued at $200
  • Alley Kat Brewery product and swag valued at $100

That is over $1000 in prizes up for grabs!!

Share your pictures from February 12 to 21, 2021 to enter in these three Virtual Birkie prize contests:

Best Selfie

Send in a selfie or photo of yourself participating in the Virtual Canadian Birkie. Because you are all so good looking, this contest will be a random draw from the photos submitted. Best of luck.

Most Scenic View

Do you love the beauty of the outdoors? Capture a scenic spot on camera while completing the Virtual Canadian Birkie. Then post or email the image!

Best Viking Costume

Like to add some fun to the Virtual Birkie? Dress up like a Viking, then post or email your picture between February 12 and February 21, 2021. A boat load of warriors will select the winner and let you know who conquered the contest!


How to Enter

1) Post your photo, bib number, completed distance, and #VirtualBirkie #GotheDistance #CdnBirkie on one of the following social media platforms:

Instagram: Tag @canadianbirkie

Twitter: Tweet @canadianbirkie

Facebook: Join and post on Canadian Virtual Birkie Group at


2) Email your name, bib number, the completed distance and photo to Photos emailed in will be uploaded onto the Virtual Canadian Birkie Facebook Group page for you. 


The Fine Print

  • Participation in this contest is voluntary.
  • No purchase is required to be part of the contest.
  • Due to contest regulations participants of Quebec can not win. You can still send in your photos; we would love to see your beautiful countryside!
  • There are two selection rounds: 1) February 12-15 and 2) February 16-21. Your round depends on the day you submit.
  • Canadian Birkebeiner Society staff and volunteers can post photos, but can’t win prizes.
  • Contest participants and organizers acknowledge the contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
  • Winners will be contacted privately.

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