Calling all campers! The Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park franchise is celebrating its 40th anniversary by hosting a video contest at www.jellystonefun.com.
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CINCINNATI, OH. – May X, 2009 – Calling all campers! The Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park franchise is celebrating its 40th anniversary by hosting a video contest at www.jellystonefun.com for campers to capture how they have fun at Jellystone Park for a $10,000 grand prize.
“Our mission is to foster a fun family experience that creates lasting memories,” said Michele Wisher, Director of Marketing for Leisure Systems Inc., the franchisor of Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts. “We’re excited to see how our campers enjoy our parks and to share that enthusiasm with others.”
The videos must be taken at any of the 71 Jellystone Park Camp-Resort locations and be 30 to 90 seconds in length (maximum length is 3 minutes.) Videos can also be comprised of various still photos in a slideshow.
Each person submitting a video to www.jellystonefun.com is eligible to win special Jellystone Park gift baskets full of Yogi Bear souvenirs during weekly prize drawings. Some baskets may include a free night of camping at a Jellystone Park.
For the grand prize, contest participants are encouraged to forward their videos to friends to generate votes. The five videos receiving the most votes will be entered to win a $10,000 grand prize. Finalists will receive a Jellystone Park gift basket full of Yogi Bear souvenirs and a free weekend stay at a Jellystone Park. The grand prize winner will be selected by Leisure Systems Inc. and announced in October 2009.
The contest runs from May 23, 2009 to September 8, 2009. For more information on contest rules and regulations, visit www.jellystonefun.com.
About Jellystone Parks:
Launched in 1969, the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort system is the second largest chain of campgrounds in the United States, boasting more than 70 campgrounds with over 15,000 campsites in 27 states and Canada. Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts, which focus on the family market, are among the best campgrounds in the industry with a quality reputation for being fun, friendly, clean and service-oriented parks. On average, they have higher revenue per site night and a longer average stay than that experienced by other campgrounds – independent or franchised. Additionally, each Jellystone Park is themed with Yogi Bear elements providing instant recognition and consumer appeal. It is truly a place “Where You Camp With Friends."
Yogi Bear Jellystone Parks are franchised through Leisure Systems, Inc (LSI), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Park River Corporation, Cincinnati, Ohio. For more information about Jellystone Parks, visit www.campjellystone.com.