2013 First Time Campers and Registration Rules

The program is intended for First-Time Campers. The contest begins on April 1, 2013 and ends May 31, 2013. Limit one entry per person. Only one prize per family or camping party. Multiple entries and unreadable entry forms will be disqualified. A First-Time Camper is defined as:

  • A family with children under 18 years of age who have never camped. The parent(s) or guardian(s) have not camped in the last 5 years.
  • An individual that has never camped.


  1. The contest is open to legal residents of the State of Maine only.
  2. Employees of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry are not eligible to enter.
  3. Winners of previous First Time Camper contests and their families are not eligible to enter.
  4. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process or web site.

How to enter:

  • By submitting an entry, the entrant agrees to these Official Rules.
  • Log onto www.parksandlands.com and complete the entry form. Entries must be received or post marked by May 31, 2013, to be eligible.
  • Complete the 2013 First Time Campers Online Entry Form or Printable Registration Form or other pre-printed official Program registration form and mail to:

Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Division of Parks & Public Lands
Southern Region H.Q.
First Time Campers Program
107 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0107

Selection of Winner:

Winners will be selected in a random drawing on Monday June 3, 2013.
Winners will be notified by email and or phone later in the week of June 3-7, 2013. Once selected, the winner has until Tuesday, June 11, 2013 to respond. If no response is received, an alternate name will be chosen. The names of the winners will be posted to the website by Tuesday June 18, 2013.

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


By accepting the prize, winner acknowledges that Sponsor has not made nor is responsible for any warranty or representation, express or implied, relative to prize, including, but not limited to, its quality or mechanical condition. By entering the sweepstakes, entrant agrees that Sponsor has no liability whatsoever for any injuries or damages of any kind which may result from acceptance and/or use of the prize awarded, or for any warranties, if any, which may exist with regard to the same. Acceptance of prize releases Sponsor from any and all liabilities relating to or in any way involving the prize awarded. Except where prohibited by law, by accepting prize, winner grants permission for Sponsor and those acting under its authority to use his/her name, photograph, voice, and/or likeness for advertising and/or publicity purposes in any and all media now known or hereinafter invented without territorial or time limitations and without additional compensation.

Sponsored by:

Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
LL Bean
Kittery Trading Post
Wicked Joe Coffee

2013 First-time Campers Entry Form

  • This program is offered to Maine Residents only
  • The program is intended for first time campers
  • Program entry begins on April 1, 2013
  • All entries must be received by May 31, 2013
  • Selection of Winner: Winner will be selected in a random drawing on June 3, 2013

Limit one entry per park each weekend. Multiple entries will be disqualified.