NEWARK, Del. – Blue Hens fans can now capitalize on the numerous selfies that they take and post to social media outlets daily with Delaware’s #BHSummerSelfie contest.

The #BHSummerSelfie contest will run from June 30 through July 31, with a submission period between June 30 and July 11 at 5 p.m.

The contest is really simple.  Just enjoy the summer.  Well, there is more to it than that. 

First, take a selfie picture of yourself or you and some friends displaying your Blue Hens pride wherever you may be.  Whether it’s at the beach, overseas, on a cruise, or even your backyard, we want to see you having fun and wearing your blue and gold.

Second, take that picture and post it to either Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #BHSummerSelfie.  Our trained photo judges will analyze every single submission through those social media platforms and select 16 finalists to be paired up in a bracket-style battle for the grand prize.  Please note, photos submitted by accounts that are blocked or private will NOT be seen by the judges and is not eligible to win.  Three entries will be allowed per person.  Submissions will be accepted until Friday, July 11 at 5 p.m.

Voting will be done EXCLUSIVELY on our Facebook page at  A “like” is one point while a “share” will be counted as three points.  The photo in each matchup with the most points will move on to the next round.  Voting will be open for 12 hours on each matchup day.

Voting begins on Monday, July 14 with the “Sweet Sixteen” round.  From July 14 – 17, there will be eight total matchups with two per day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  The “Elite Eight” voting will take place from July 21 – 24 with one matchup per day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  The “Final Four” will be July 28 – 29 with one matchup per day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. while the Championship will be open July 30, also from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The grand prize winner will be announced on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter on July 31.  The champion for the #BHSummerSelfie will win two (2) all-access passes and two (2) additional box seats to the Blue Hens football game against Delaware State on September 6.  The exclusive experience will include pregame locker room and sideline access for two (2) people and box seats for four (4) people.

* Please note, contest dates and times are subject to change.