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Deadline: December 31, 2012
Winner is: Judged & Voted
Entry: Free Entry

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Share the Experience 2012

sharetheexperience We’re seeking amazing photos from amateur photographers that highlight the best of America’s federal lands, national parks and historical sites in these categories:

 

Adventure & Outdoor Recreation: Share photos of your favorite activities and adventures on federal lands across America’s Great Outdoors – camping, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, kayaking, skiing, climbing, riding, etc.

Historical & Cultural: Inspire with images depicting historical locations and cultural events – from national historical sites and monuments to cultural celebrations on federal lands

Scenic, Seasons & Landscapes: Capture scenic vistas and sweeping landscapes — fall foliage, forests, winter wonderlands, flowers, mountains, deserts, canyons, lakes, beaches, rivers, and more.

Friends, Family & Fun(ny) on Federal Lands: Enter your spontaneous and not-so-serious snapshots in this category – capture your family and friends enjoying the outdoors or enter amusing photos of animals or wildlife.

Wildlife: Take a walk on the wild side with photos of wildlife on federal lands – mammals, birds, insects, reptiles. Keep your distance and stay safe!

Photos must be taken on the lands or within the facilities of these participating agencies:

National Park Service
U.S. Bureau of Land Management
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Forest Service

Independent Photo

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: GRAND PRIZE: $15,000
Your image on the Annual Federal Recreation Lands Pass (2014) distributed to nearly 500,000 people annually
An Annual Federal Recreation Lands Pass

2nd PRIZE: $10,000
An Annual Federal Recreation Lands Pass

3rd PRIZE: $2,500
An Annual Federal Recreation Lands Pass

HONORABLE MENTION PRIZES: Voucher for a 2-night hotel stay provided by Historic Hotels of America and an Annual Federal Recreation Lands Pass ELIGIBILITY: US / 13+ / Amateur Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Entries must be submitted by the original photographer. You must be the sole owner of the copyright of any image submitted. Contestants retain the copyright to their photographs USAGE RIGHTS: By virtue of a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual license for the photographs granted by the Contestants (parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence) to the Sponsors and Federal Recreation Agencies, Sponsors and Federal Recreation Agencies shall have the right to edit, adapt and publish any or all of the descriptions and/or photographs submitted (collectively, the “Entries”), and may use them in any media in association with the Promotion and/or the promotion of the Federal Lands and sponsor’s promotions without compensation to the Contestant (parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence), his or her successors or assigns, or any other entity.

By entering the Promotion, Contestants agree to have their submitted photograph used and displayed, either singularly or in combination with others and in any size, on the National Park Foundation Gallery Contest website, on the “Share the Experience” website and on the websites, social media, and print materials of the Sponsors, Prize Sponsors and Federal Recreation agencies without any fee or other form of compensation due at any time for so long as desired by the National Park Foundation and Sponsors. Credits, descriptions or titles, if any, used with the photos are in the Sponsors’ or Federal Recreation Agencies' sole discretion

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