Contests and Giveaways

Pets on Board Photo Contest

Does your pooch like to make waves? Is your cat a real cruiser? Share your favorite photo of your pet living the boating life to win a pet life jacket!

To enter the contest

Bring a photo of your “Pet on Board” to the Show with your pet’s name, your name and contact information (phone number or email address) written on the back. Post your photo on the “Pets on Board” wall in the Discover Boating Center (Booth B7).

Judges will select the top three (3) photos at the conclusion of the show. Each winner will be awarded a life jacket for their boating pet. You may also enter to win by sharing your pet’s photo through or using hashtag #petsonboard. 


You may also enter to win by sharing your pet’s photo through or using hashtag #petsonboard. Winners will be chosen at 4pm on the closing Sunday, February 18, 2017.

Contest is open to all amateur photographers. All photographs submitted become the property of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), will not be returned and may be used for advertising and marketing purposes. Professional photographers may not submit entries.


Daily Coppersmith Restaurant Giveaway

First 50 attendees each day of the show will receive a 20% off coupon for Coppersmith restaurant located at 40 W. 3rd Street in South Boston.



Opening Day Giveaway—Wear your Patriots gear for a $20 gift card to Coppersmith Restaurant

Show your Patriots Pride! The first 100 attendees wearing a Patriots jersey or hat on opening day (February 11) will receive a $20 gift card to Coppersmith, a nearby South Boston restaurant serving globally-influenced comfort food. (Offer valid while supplies last.)


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