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Sorry! The Lost Sheep in Pink Jerseys competition has now finished. All prize winners were allocated by 28 September 201. 

What was the Lost Sheep in Pink Jerseys challenge? 

From toy lambs to life size sheep, there were more than 200 of our favourite woolly animals made by local people, school children and businesses just waiting to be discovered around the North York Moors from 20 June to 20 September. You could win prizes by finding them. 

By exploring hidden corners, and taking a second look at some familiar sights, you will have spotted our sheep, all decked out in pink jerseys to reflect the National Park’s heather moorland. They were hiding on window sills, in gardens, on walls, in shops, cafés... 

There was the odd actual real sheep with a pink fleece, but most of them were manmade. They were of all sizes and made out of a variety of materials, from tiny earrings (in a jewellery shop window) to soft toy versions, photographs and pictures, felted works of art, carved wood and larger than life-sized models – some were easy to find, while others were more hidden. 

A very special one was also created by Helen Skelton and shown on BBC Countryfile on 28 September 2014!

How could you win prizes?

You just needed to spot 3 different Lost Pink Sheep and tell us where you found them to be entered into the prize draw. 

There were over 150 great prizes to win, from short breaks and free entry to attractions to food hampers and beautiful artwork. 

You were allowed to enter as many times as you like between 20 June – 20 September 2014, by spotting 3 different sheep each time. So the more sheep you spotted, the better your chances of winning. You could even win more than one prize! We thought it was a baa-gain (sorry, we couldn't resist it).

Pink Sheep sightings

Thanks to all who posted your own Pink Sheep sightings and photos on Facebook and Twitter using #PinkSheep.

We've still got our #PinkSheep Pinterest board so you can see some of the fantastic and creative Pink Sheep you might have found! 

The ‘Lost Sheep’ campaign was run by the North York Moors Tourism Network and was supported by the North York Moors National Park Authority and Welcome to Yorkshire.  

We're very grateful to our sponsors: Bils & Rye, Dalby Forest Lodges, Raven Hall Hotel, Robin Hood Caravan Park, Rosella Cottage, Stylish Stays Luxury Holidays, Trailways and YHA.