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.
  • Track N’ Trail cross country ski products with a total value of $750
  • Fast Trax cross country ski products with a total value of $750
  • Salomon cross country ski products with a total value of $450
  • Madshus hoodies, hats and shirts with a total value of $450
  • Three Birkie Swag items with a total value of $150
  • Strathcona Wilderness Centre prizes valued at $100

That is over $3,100 in prizes up for grabs!!

Share your pictures during the event in February 2023 to enter to win the grand prize. You will also be entered to win one of these three Virtual Birkie prize photo contests:

Best Selfie Contest

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 random from the photos submitted. Best of luck.

Most Scenic View Contest

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 Contest

Like to add some fun to the Virtual Birkie? Dress up like a Viking, then post or email your picture. 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, and #VirtualBirkie and #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 government 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 three selection rounds. Your round depends on the day you submit photos.
  • 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.
  • Only one prize awarded per person. 
  • Winners will be contacted privately.

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