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2014 National Geographic Kids Photo Contest
Young photographers are invited to take part in the 2014 National Geographic Kids Photo Contest. Open to children ages 6 to 14, the contest is conducted in partnership with the U.S. edition of National Geographic Kids magazine and 11 local-language editions in Bulgaria, China, Egypt, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, the Netherlands, Slovenia, South Africa, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
The categories for entries are:
Amazing Animals (photos of pets, zoo animals, or wild animals),
Dare to Explore (photos of outdoor scenery),
Weird But True (photos that capture something odd or funny),
Wild Vacation (photos taken during vacation travels, including pictures of vacation destination landmarks, monuments, celebrations or festivals, food, etc.)
In December 2014, each participating international local-language edition will submit its winning entry in each category to National Geographic’s Washington, D.C., headquarters to be judged alongside the winning U.S. entries by a panel of National Geographic photography experts. Judging will be based on creativity and photographic quality.
National Geographic Kids inspires young adventurers to explore the world through award-winning magazines, books, apps, games, toys, videos, events and a website, and is the only kids brand with a world-class scientific organization at its core. National Geographic Kids magazine (10 issues per year) and Little Kids magazine (six issues per year) are photo-driven publications available on newsstands or by subscription in print and on tablets. The award-winning website kids.nationalgeographic.com excites kids about the planet through games; videos; contests; photos; quizzes; and blogs about cultures, animals and destinations. National Geographic Kids Books is the leading nonfiction publisher with 60 titles each year, including The New York Times best-seller “Kids Almanac.” National Geographic Kids safely engages kids to learn through digital play in the virtual animal world of Animal Jam. National Geographic Kids apps bring the best of National Geographic Kids to smartphones and tablets.
Contest Prize & TERMS
Online entries must be 5 megabytes or smaller, must be in JPEG or JPG format, and must be at least 1,600 pixels wide (if a horizontal image) or 1,600 pixels tall (if a vertical image Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: The entrant must be the photographer him or herself. The photograph must be an original work created by the Contest entrant. By entering the Contest, entrant represents, acknowledges and warrants that the submitted Photographs are original works created solely by the entrant and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the photographs. USAGE RIGHTS: By entering the Contest, all entrants (and their respective parents and legal guardians) grant a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to Sponsor, its designees, licensees and affiliates (“Authorized Parties”), to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the photographs (along with a name credit) in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including, but not limited to: Display at a potential exhibition of winners; publication of a book featuring select entries in the Contest; publication in National Geographic Kids Magazine or online highlighting entries or winners of the Contest.
Display or publication of any entry on an Authorized Party's website does not indicate the entrant will be selected as a winner. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use. Entrants (and their respective parents and legal guardians) further hereby waive all moral rights in and to the photographs in favor of the Sponsor. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use.
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