Encourage with a picture in Kontiolahti!

Cheer with a picture and win tickets!

Share your best racing moments and encourage & inspire both athletes and other racing people!

Share your best cheering pictures from over the years or from this week's race stand, you can win tickets to next fall's World Cup opening in Kontiolahti!



  • By participating, you declare that you own the rights to your image, and that you have not used a copyrighted image or other material as part of the image.
  • By sending the picture, you agree to these rules.
  • By sending a picture or pictures, you give the organizer permission to use the pictures in the communication and marketing of the games in the games' own media and on media surfaces located in the event area.
  • The publisher of the image is the owner of the image and owns full rights to the content they publish.
  • Photos or personal information will not be given or sold on to third parties.

1. Contest organizer

Kontiolahti Athletes Association, Y-ID 0802960-9, PL 23, 81101 Kontiolahti, 0400 625 640, office@kontiolahtibiathlon.com

2. Competition time

The competition period is 28.2.-6.3.2022.

3. Eligibility

All persons over the age of 16 can participate in the competition. Those under the age of 16 must have their guardian's consent to participate. The staff of the entities involved in the campaign's arrangements cannot participate in the competition.

4. Participation

By participating in the competition, participants agree to abide by these rules.

  • The participant is responsible for having full rights to the image, i.e. the rights to use and distribute the image, and that the identifiable persons in the images have given their consent to the publication of the images. The copyright and usage rights of the photos participating in the competition remain with the photographer.
  • By participating in the raffle, the participant grants the organizer the right to use the photos they send, including the right to modify the photos.
  • A service produced by BCaster Oy is used to transmit the images. When sending a picture, it is optional to leave your name and email address. The participant is responsible for the correctness of the contact information he gives to the organizer in connection with participation.
  • The organizer can publish photos collected during the competition for marketing purposes. In addition, pictures can be published on the organizer's channels.
  • Participation in the competition is on a mobile device.
  • The content of the pictures must comply with Finnish law and be in good taste. Offensive, racist, humiliating or otherwise inappropriate images will not be accepted as part of the competition. The organizer has the right to reject and/or not to publish any competition image if it considers that the content of the image violates this rule in any respect.

5. Competition prizes

Among those who sent photos between February 28 and March 6, 2022: The prize is 2 x 2 all-time tickets, according to the winner's choice, either to the piste grandstand or to the A grandstand at the Biathlon World Cup in Kontiolahti in the fall of 2022.

Furthermore, the organizer of the competition will draw a raffle among all the participants of the competition for two people for each 4 pcs of track grandstand ticket package for the day chosen by the winner of the Biathlon World Cup in Kontiolahti in the fall of 2022. All pictures that are suitable for publication, in good taste and suitable for the theme of the competition will participate in the raffle. The winner will be decided by a draw from among the selected photos.

The organizer reserves the right to make changes.

6. Picking


The organizer's jury will choose the winners in week 10 (week starting 7 March 2022). The draw mentioned in point 5 will be made in week 10

7. Announcing a win

The email address given in connection with participation will be used to contact the winners and deliver any prizes. If the winner cannot be reached within 2 weeks of the announcement of the win, the prize will be drawn again.

The names and pictures of the winners can be published on the website www.kontiolahtibiathlon.com and on social media.

By participating in this competition, participants grant the competition organizer the right to publish their name on the website when the winners are announced.

8. Organizer's responsibility

The organizer is responsible for any tax related to the prizes.

The contest organizer's liability towards the contest participants cannot under any circumstances exceed the amount or value of the prizes stated in these official rules. The prize winner indemnifies the competition organizer from all liability that may arise or be alleged to have arisen from participation in this competition or from the claim or use of the prize.

The organizer is not responsible for problems or obstacles in participating in the lottery or receiving the prize due to IT reasons.

9. Special conditions

Any kind of manipulation of entries can lead to disqualification from the competition.

10. Register statement

The register consists of the contact information given in connection with the pictures. The personal data of those who participated in the competition can be used to announce the win and to send messages about future biathlon competitions. The people who received the message can leave the mailing list at any time.

By publishing content through the platform intended for the competition (BCaster), the publisher accepts the conditions in which he hands over his personal data to the register maintained by BCaster, which further hands it over to the use of the Kontiolahti Athletes' Association.

The following information is collected in the register:

Email address and Name

Information collected in the registers will not be disclosed to outsiders.

The registers are stored in the information system and are protected and placed in such a way that unauthorized parties do not have access to the register information.