On August 25, 2016 the National Park Service celebrated 100 years of service with a host of special events held across the U.S. Over the past century, the NPS has served as the steward for America’s public lands, finding ways to protect those iconic places while simultaneously opening them up for access by the general public as well. Now, Yakima has joined forces with the National Park Foundation to keep the celebration rolling by offering fans an opportunity to win one of ten custom made, limited edition Centennial Showcase rooftop cargo boxes complete with unique custom graphics.
In designing these products Yakima worked closely with Oregon-based artist Adam Haynes to create original artwork to adorn the outside of the cargo boxes. That artwork comes in the form of a wrap-around image that Haynes created with inspirations from ten different national parks across the U.S. Those parks include Crater Lake, Redwood National and State Parks, Mount Rainier, Yosemite, Glacier, Joshua Tree, Everglades, Arches and Great Smoky Mountains.
With only ten of these cargo boxes being made, you can bet that they’ll be in high demand with national park lovers. However, you can’t simply buy these boxes just anywhere but instead must try to win one in Yakima’s Centennial Contest. In order to claim one of these cargo haulers for yourself, you’ll have to engage with the company on social media. To do that, post a photo that you took in any national park to your social media outlets while using the hashtag #YakimaNPContest. Finally, follow the brand on Twitter at @Yakimaracks.
Once entered, your photo could win you a number of daily prizes, including a signed national park poster created by Haynes himself. And during each week of the contest – which runs through September 9 – Yakima will be giving away three Centennial Showcase cargo boxes to lucky winners.
The first stage of the contest got underway last week on August 24, but there is still a chance to enter if you hurry. Over the next couple of weeks the remaining limited edition cargo boxes will be given away as well, so be sure to enter early and often.
Throughout the course of 2016, Yakima is supporting the National Park Foundation in launching some critical programs and initiatives as well. The company has parterned with a number of organizations over the years with some impressive results.