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Deadline: October 31, 2011
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Free Entry


Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition

National Geographic Photography Contest for Kids

ngkids2011 Take a photograph of something in your world that fits one or more of these four categories: humor, animals, scenery, or people. The Grand Prize winner in this contest will be selected from the First Place Winners in each category to win a trip to Costa Rica.

 

Then the four First Place winners will go on to compete against other First Place Winners from international National Geographic photography contests. The best photo will win the Grand Prize in the worldwide contest—a trip to Washington, D.C.

Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: FIRST PLACE PRIZES: Four (4) First Place Winners will be selected, one in each Category. The First Place Prize is a 16-megapixel digital camera; an 8GB memory card; a copy of the books National Geographic Kids Almanac 2012, Weird But True 3, Everything Big Cats, and Awesome Animals. In addition, the First Place Winner in each Category will automatically be entered into the Worldwide National Geographic Society International Photography Contest for Kids, in which the winners from this Contest and other National Geographic Society local contests being conducted in other countries around the world will compete.

SECOND PLACE PRIZES:Four (4) Second Place Winners will be selected, one in each Category. The Second Place Prize is a 14-megapixel digital camera; an 8GB memory card; a copy of the books National Geographic Kids Almanac 2012 and Weird But True ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of the United States and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are between the ages of 6 and 14 on October 31, 2011 Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: No Copyright Policy USAGE RIGHTS: Sponsor may use the winning photograph and each winner’s name, photograph, likeness, and/or voice in any publicity or advertising relating to the Contest or future promotions without compensation or approval.

By entering the Contest, all winners (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. 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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