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Best Blurb Books Contest
The Best Blurb Books Contest is a judged competition for photography books in three categories: Family, Travel, and Pets.
The contest is open to all registered Blurb members and is conducted in two rounds: In the first round, all entered books are made available for public voting. In the final round, the top 15 vote-getters in each category are judged by a panel of experts on the basis of: cover design, strength of the photography, subject matter of the book, page layouts, editing and sequencing, emotional impact of the overall book, with each criterion receiving equal weight.
One Grand Prize winner in each category will receive a US $3,000.00 cash prize, and one Runner Up in each category will receive a US $1,000.00 cash prize. The remaining finalists in each category will be recognized as People’s Choice winners and receive a free Blurb Gift Card ($50 balance).
The contest opens for entries on September 17, 2009. Entries will be accepted until October 22, 2009 at 11:59 pm (PDT). Public voting begins on October 23, 2009 and runs through November 9, 2009 at 11:59 pm (PDT). Winners will be announced on November 12.
Contest Prize & TERMS
There will be 15 Peoples Choice prizes in each category, who will win a $50 Blurb gift card eachELIGIBILITY: The Best Blurb Books Contest (“Contest”) is open to English-speaking adults who are the age of 18 years (or of the age of majority in jurisdictions where the age of majority is over 18 years and where such Contests are legal and do not require registration), (“Contestants”). Contest is void where prohibited, including the Province of Quebec and the State of Arizona. The Contest is sponsored by Blurb, Inc. (“Blurb”) 580 California Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 94104 (“Sponsor”) Sponsor’s employees and their immediate families, as well as affiliates and Sponsor’s associates who have participated in the administration of this promotion are not eligible to participate. The Contest is subject to these Official Rules. This Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law, and is subject to applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: Copyright and all other rights remain those of Contestant and/or any third parties from whom Contestant has obtained permission to use the third party’s material(s). Images contained in the Submission may be used by Sponsor for promotional purposes. Contestants hereby grant Sponsor a limited non-exclusive license to use images. Any book or image of the book used by Sponsor shall carry the photographer’s credit line. Use may include publication in any Blurb publication or web site. All Contestants understand and agree that any Submission may be used by Sponsor for marketing and promotional purposes including in any media such as exhibitions, print and digital media. All winning Contestants understand that their name, likeness and winning Submission will be used for marketing and promotional purposes including in any media such as publicity, exhibitions, print and digital media.
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