All photos must relate to the contest categories in some way. Photos will be ranked by the public, online via Facebook "Likes. The panel's decisions are final. All entries and their copyrights will become the property of NCGA and none will be acknowledged or returned.
Such photos may be used to illustrate newspapers, newsletters, magazines, brochures or other publications. Such photos may also be used in connection with advertising, promotions and displays, may be displayed on the internet or may be used for any other purpose as NCGA, its state affiliates, or any other permittee of NCGA sees fit.
We reserve the right to crop your photos if needed. We reserve the right to place your photo in a category other than the one submitted. Please send good-quality photos only. Photos with embedded text or logos will not be accepted. Only high-quality digital images are eligible for entry.
Digital photographs must be captured in high-resolution jpeg format, dpi at minimum 7" in either direction, RGB. Digital images must be submitted through www. Emailed images will not be accepted. There is no limit on how many photos can be submitted. You may not submit a single photo multiple times including different categories.
Only one prize will be awarded to an entrant. You are responsible for obtaining permission from any person s or their guardian s appearing in the photograph. Submit your photograph through www. This contest entry is with my permission. All submissions must be unpublished photographs and solely created by the submitting entrant, that do not infringe on the intellectual property, copyright, or right of privacy of any third party, and have not been submitted in any other competition.
Any entry, which in the sole opinion of Sponsor is deemed inappropriate for publication, is ineligible. Judging will be based on the following criteria, with each criterion to be given equal consideration: In the case of a tie, tied entries will be judged based on entry with the highest score received for photographic quality.
Parent or Legal Guardian of contest winner grants NCGA permission to publish the photo, child's name and hometown on the website and any additional publications announcing winners. Child's address and phone number will not be published, nor will we share your child's information with any third parties, should a child under 18 years of age be a contest winner.
NCGA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or suspend this contest should any causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of such contest.
NCGA reserves the right to correct any and all printing, typographical, or mechanical errors. Winners will be notified by phone or email within 14 days after judging in January Winners must provide identification and proof of eligibility if requested. Winners must accept terms of contest before prize is released.
If terms are not accepted within 30 days of first notification, prize package will be forfeited. Other than the photographs, the information you submit to the NCGA will not be shared with third parties.
Prizes are not transferable. All local, state and federal taxes on prizes are solely the responsibility of the winners. Entries must be received by November 30, Voting continues through December 31, Winners will be announced January