CONTEST: Name The Arctic® Apples Orchard

We have a new orchard and we want YOU to help us name it.

Our new Washington state Arctic® apple orchard is in the heart of Pacific Northwest apple growing country and this land will now be home to our next group of wee baby Arctic® apple trees from the nursery. We expect all 480 acres to be planted this coming spring.

The Contest

Submit your suggestion to name the Arctic® apples orchard via Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram using #arcticapples. Our team will sift through each of your suggestions and select a favorite to become our new orchard name. The winner will receive an Arctic® apples prize pack, including our new Arctic ApBitz apple snacks.

Your orchard name suggestion should:

  • tie in to the Arctic® brand
  • tell a bit of a story, or hint at one
  • look good on a big sign (you know, just in case)
  • be respectful

To Enter

  • think up a cool name for our orchard
  • post it on our Facebook page, @ mention us on Twitter, or comment on our Instagram posts with #arcticapples
  • that’s it! you’re entered

We’re looking for your most creative and imaginative ideas. You can suggest as many names as you’d like. Contest runs January 14 through January 25, 2019. Winning orchard name and its creator will be announced on our website January 31, 2019.

Have fun, and good luck!



The Arctic® brand is holding a contest to name its new orchard. Contest entrants submit a name and must tag Arctic® apples social media handle to be entered. Submissions can be made on any one of our three main social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

At the end of the contest, Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.’s (“OSF”) will select the most creative entry and the winner will receive an Arctic® apple prize pack.

Official Contest Rules

The Contest Period and Prize

Contest Period:  Entries will be accepted through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram starting on January 14, 2019 and ending on January 25, 2019 at 23:59 PDT. The winner will be announced on the Arctic® apples website ( on January 31, 2019.

Prize: The winning contest entry will receive one Arctic® branded prize pack. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at OSF’s discretion. The prize is non-transferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, provincial, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted.

How to Enter: The Contest must be entered by posting a suggested orchard name to Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram and tagging the Arctic® apple social media handle using #arcticapples. The entry must fulfill all Contest requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of OSF. Additional entries will be accepted for each additional unique entry.

Eligibility: This Contest is only open to legal residents of Canada and the U.S. and is void where prohibited by law. Those who are younger than 18 years of age as of the date of entry are not eligible. Employees of OSF, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Contest. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, state, and local laws and regulations, including without limitation any rules and regulations. Void where prohibited.

How to Win and Claim Prize: The winner will be selected by OSF by determining the most creative submission, in OSF’s sole discretion. The Winner will be notified through social media messenger within five (5) days following selection of the Winner. OSF shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 5 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, provincial, state, and local laws and regulations.


General Terms and Conditions

Agreement to Contest Rules: By participating in this Contest, the participant (“you”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by the terms and conditions of this Contest, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements.  In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of OSF as final and binding as it relates to this Contest.

Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Terms and Conditions: OSF reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond OSF’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest.  In such case, OSF may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by OSF. OSF reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, OSF reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Consent and Release: By entering this Contest and submitting an entry hereunder, you confirm that you are 18 years or older and you irrevocably and forever give permission to OSF and its officers, agents, employees, successors, licensees, and assigns (together the “OSF Group”) to take and broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, such entry in the Contest and any part thereof, including without limitation your entry, name, photograph, portrait, picture, video, voice, sound recording, writing, and any other text or image (each an “Entry” and collectively the “Entries”).  You will not receive compensation, notice, review or consent, for the use of an Entry or image, likeness, appearance, or voice of you now or in the future. OSF may use and license the Entries containing images, likenesses, appearances and voices of you for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes, in any manner or media, including use on social media, in whole or in part, alone or with other entries, and for any purpose without limitation. OSF has the right and may allow others to copy, edit, alter, retouch, revise and otherwise change the Entries at OSF’s discretion. All right, title, and interest in the Entries, including all copyright and other intellectual property rights, belong solely to OSF. You further give permission to OSF to use the names and biographical information of you, to the extent provided as part of the Entry or participation in this Contest, in connection with the Entries. By entering this Contest, you expressly release the OSF Group from any and all liability from their use and publication of the Entries.

Dispute Resolution: THIS CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF CANADA AND THE U.S., WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Contest).  Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Limitation of Liability: By entering, you agree to release and hold OSF and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries. The Contest is hosted by OSF and is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. The Sponsor of the Contest is Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.


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  1. chris nix

    How about the BROWN OUT Orchard or THE GARDEN OF EATING or ORCHARD 51 (to keep the anti gmo activists in the dark) or CHILLY ACRES or GREEN ACRES.