Q: What is Mermaid Mania?
A: We want to take a week, come together, and celebrate mermaids!
We have thoughtfully planned out each activity as a way to share and connect with other mermaids. The prizes are incentives to hype up the fun!
Q: What is the Grand Prize and how to do win it?
A: You will win a Fin Fun Pool Party!
1) You and five friends winning Fin Fun Mermaid tails (with monofins)
2) Getting escorted to a reserved local pool by a limousine
3) Meeting the Fin Fun Film Crew
4) Be featured in an upcoming Fin Fun video
In order to be entered to win this fantastic prize, you will be required to have completed all the activities from August 3-8, 2015 (Mertales Monday, Talent Tuesday, Water Wednesday, Surf-day Thursday, Foto Friday, Celebration Saturday)
Q: How do I participate?
A: After you have registered for Mermaid Mania, you will receive an e-mail, (which might take up to 30 minutes to receive, please make sure you have clicked the “subscribe” button.) which will give you an access code.
This access code will be the same for all the activities. The code will be available to enter in starting on Monday.
Each day will give you specific instructions to follow. Please make sure that you have read below and understand what you must do for each day.
Q: How do I upload my photos/videos/stories?
A: You can upload them 4 different ways
1) You may go to our website www.finfriends.com/mermaidmania and upload them on the proper day’s page
2) You may use Facebook, posting to OUR PAGE using the proper hashtag
3) You may use Twitter making a public post using the proper hashtag
4) You may use Instagram making a public post using the proper hashtag
We recommend posting directly on our website to avoid any computer glitches..
Q: Can I complete all the activities in one day?
A: No, each day the activity will be open from 12:00am-11:59pm MT only.
Q: What are the requirements for each day?
Share your mermaid transformation story on our website under Monday’s activity
“Why are you a mermaid and describe how it felt the first time you became a mermaid”
Minimum 100 words
We encourage you to upload a photo of you in your mermaid tail.
*Chances of winning will not depend on whether you have included a photo or not.
1) Submit an illustration of you as a mermaid. Any type of medium may be used.
Blank printable pages will be provided for those who would like to use them.
*Chances of winning will not depend upon the best picture.
2) Fill out the survey located on Tuesday’s page
Help us reach our goal! We want to get 1,000 mermaids swimming today!
1) Please check the box regarding if you went swimming or not today
*Chances of winning will not depend on whether you went swimming or not.
2) While at the pool, create a 5-15 second video that is either of you or filmed by you. It can show you swimming, becoming a mermaid, or expressing why you love mermaids. Just make sure it is your best!
*Video must include a mermaid theme to be eligible.
Participate in an act of service that will help your Finfriends, your family, the community, or the environment.
Write up a minimum of 75 words describing what you did and how it benefited someone you know, the community, or the environment. Feel free to include what you learned, and what you want to do to continue to serve.
Include a picture as well.
For this activity, grab the scale make-up and clip-on sea-green extensions, transform into a real mermaid, and participate in a photoshoot.
Ps-We have some great mermaid hair ideas on our Pinterest page!
Upload your picture.
1) Complete the survey on our site telling us what you thought of Mermaid Mania
2) Print out our Mermaid Mania certificate, fill it out, take a picture of you holding it, and post it
*You may create your own sign
Q: How do I win a tail and what color?
A: Each day you will be required to participate in a specific activity in order to be eligible to be entered to win a tail. We are giving away a tail each day Monday-Friday and Saturday we will be awarding our grand prize (please read ”Grand Prize” above)
Winners will choose their desired tail color.
Q: What are you giving away?
A: Monday: 1 tail, 10 sunglasses, 10 Mermaid Mania T-shirts
Tuesday: 1 tail, 10 lanyards, 10 Mermaid Mania T-shirts
Wednesday: 1 tail, 10 water bottles, 10 Mermaid Mania T-shirts
Thursday: 1 tail, 10 sunglasses, 10 Mermaid Mania T-shirts
Friday: 1 tail, 10 water bottles, 10 Mermaid Mania T-shirts
Saturday: Grand Prize
Q: How will I know who won?
A: Winners will be posted on our Facebook page the next day and will be notified through e-mail
Q: How long will I have to claim my prize?
A: You will have until September 8th to claim your prize.
Q: When will my prize be awarded?
A: We will send out your prizes within two weeks after the contest has ended.
Q: Can I still register for Mermaid Mania after it has started?
A: Yes, but you will not be eligible for the grand prize.
Q: If I have more than one child, may I enter for them both?
A: Yes, you may enter for multiple children.
Q: What else don’t I know?
A: On Thursday, Fin Fun will be giving 5% of all website sales to Make A Wish Foundation to show that we give back too!
Q: Why are you hosting this event?
A: We believe everyone deserves to dream!
Q: Where do I register?