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“RAIN BIRD IN THE WILD” FACEBOOK PHOTO CONTEST AWARDS FANS FOR FINDING IRRIGATION PRODUCTS IN THEIR NATURAL HABITATS

Rain Bird Launches An Online Contest That Encourages Facebook Fans To Submit Creative Photos Of Rain Bird Products For A Chance to Win Monthly Cash and Prizes

AZUSA, CALIF. - June 9, 2011) – From backyards and gardens, to world-class golf courses, to theme parks, stadiums, and farms, as the world’s largest irrigation company, Rain Bird products are found in just about every location that is in need of water-efficient irrigation.   The “Rain Bird in the Wild” Facebook Photo Contest is seeking creative and interesting photos that incorporate Rain Bird products as they are found in their everyday “natural habitat,” the great outdoors.    

Beginning in June and continuing each month, fans of Rain Bird’s Facebook page are invited to shoot and submit photos of Rain Bird products in unique locations and/or adjacent to interesting events.  Photographs taken during the monthly entry period and submitted via the application on the Rain Bird Facebook page will be eligible for online voting by fellow Rain Bird Facebook fans. The photo with the most votes at the end of each month, as determined by Rain Bird Facebook fan votes on the contest page, will be awarded $100 and an official Rain Bird ball cap.

“It is Rain Bird’s commitment to the Intelligent Use of Water that makes the company’s products the clear choice for water-efficient irrigation products that maximize water savings,” said Dave Johnson, Rain Bird’s Corporate Marketing Director. “In addition to being a fun contest and a chance to win a little cash and Rain Bird apparel, the ‘Rain Bird in the Wild’ Facebook Photo contest aims to draw greater attention to the fact that Rain Bird products are used to keep the world’s landscapes healthy, while using less water.”

For more rules and information on the “Rain Bird in the Wild” contest, “LIKE” the Rain Bird Facebook page and follow the Rain Bird Twitter feed, @RainBirdCorp.

ABOUT RAIN BIRD CORPORATION
Based in Azusa, Calif., Rain Bird Corporation is the leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services. Since its beginnings in 1933, Rain Bird has offered the industry's broadest range of irrigation products for farms, golf courses, sports arenas, commercial developments and homes in more than 130 countries around the world. Rain Bird has been awarded more than 130 patents, including the first in 1935 for the impact sprinkler. Rain Bird and The Intelligent Use of Water is about using water wisely. Its commitment extends beyond products to education, training and services for the industry and the community. Rain Bird maintains state-of-the-art manufacturing assembly facilities in the United States, France, Sweden and Mexico http://www.rainbird.com.

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