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2021-2022 Area Directory Cover Photo Contest Terms and Conditions
The WTC Directory Cover Photo Contest will run from March 4th, 2021– May 3rd, 2021.
The winning photo will be announced May 5th, 2021.
The Cover Photo Contest is open to all amateur and professional photographers of all ages, both resident and non-resident, of the WTC service area.
Photos must represent the coverage area of WTC.
Photographers may submit up to 3 photos for entry. Multiple photos must be submitted on individual entry forms and not grouped together on the same entry form.
If the photo includes people, the individual(s) cannot be easily identified.
All photos must be submitted WITHOUT watermarks, copyright notices or any other graphics added to the photograph.
Trademarks, names or advertisements must not appear anywhere on the photo.
All photos must be submitted UNCROPPED, with a resolution of at least 300 dpi, and preferably in .jpg format.
Photo submissions must be mindful of final cover dimensions (5.5”W x 8.75”H).
Only the original digital format of the photo(s) will be accepted and must be submitted via the Contest Form website. No scanned or printed photos will be accepted.
The winning photo will be used on the front cover of the directory and will include other text and graphics related to the directory. The photographer’s name, location and description of the photo will accompany the photo on the inside cover of the directory
The photograph, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by the contest entrant. By entering the contest, entrant represents, acknowledges, and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph.
You retain your rights to your photograph; however, by entering the contest, you grant WTC a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive license to publicly display, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or later developed, for any WTC purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising and promotion of the WTC Directory, the WTC Directory Cover Photo Contest and including, but not limited to, WTC publications. Any photograph reproduced will include a photographer credit as feasible. WTC will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.
The winning photographer will receive a prize of $500.00 and a framed photo of the directory cover.
Four runner-up photographers will receive a prize of $100.00 each.
Photos will be judged by WTC employees based on creativity, composition and representation of the area which the WTC Directory serves.
By submitting a photo or photos, the photographer accepts all contest rules and agrees to be bound by the decision of the judges, which will be final.
By entering, photographers release and hold harmless WTC and its affiliates, as well as their board of directors, employees, attorneys, agents and representatives from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, claim, action, demand or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the directory cover photo contest.