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Old World Foundation’s 22nd Annual Photo Contest
Calling all Shutterbugs! Old World Wisconsin, located in Eagle, WI, is a photographer’s paradise. Considered one of the Top 10 Outdoor History Attractions in the U.S., Old World Wisconsin has recreated the sights, sounds and spirit of the immigrants who came to Wisconsin to build their futures. Explore dozens of gardens featuring heirloom varieties, over 100 animals including many heritage breed animals, more than 60 authentic historic structures curated from all over the state of Wisconsin, and interact with dozens of costumed interpreters who will help you experience life in Wisconsin during the 1840’s-1910’s. After your visit to Old World Wisconsin, be sure to enter our photo contest which features award-winning, professional photography judges, cash prizes & ribbons (1st-3rd in 6 categories plus Best in Show & 2nd Place Overall), 2 youth divisions and a contest reception! Old World Foundation is the local, independent, non-profit organization that funds special projects and programs at Old World Wisconsin.
Contest Prize & TERMS
2ND PLACE OVERALL - will receive $200 and a ribbon.
FIRST PLACE WINNERS - in each of 6 categories, will receive $30 and a ribbon.
SECOND PLACE WINNERS - in each of 6 categories, will receive $20 and a ribbon.
THIRD PLACE WINNERS - in each of 6 categories, will receive $10 and a ribbon.
HONORABLE MENTION - may be awarded at the discretion of the judges (up to 3 per category) and will receive a certificate.
*PLEASE NOTE - The judges reserve the right not to award 2nd place, 3rd place or Honorable Mention awards if they feel there are no photographs which meet the criteria by which all the photos are judged.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: Judging is open to the public at 10 am on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 at Old World Wisconsin. Winners will be notified either by phone or email by 5 pm on Tues., Oct. 16, 2018. 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winning photos will be posted on the Foundation website and will be featured in our traveling photo exhibit. All photos entered into the contest may be used in posts on our Facebook page and in various marketing materials. Credit will be given to the photographer whenever possible. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: Photographers retain the copyrights to photographs submitted to the Old World Foundation Photo Contest. USAGE RIGHTS: While retaining the copyrights, photographers grant permission to Old World Foundation (OWF) and Old World Wisconsin (OWW) to use the photographs entered into our contest in the promotion of both OWF and OWW. Photographs submitted to our contest will be kept by OWF indefinitely on a private server and may be used in various applications by OWW & OWF, including but not limited to: social media sites, websites, Smugmug photo site*, slideshow video presentation, printed calendar, and marketing materials. Photography credit will be given whenever possible. Winning photographs will be professionally printed and framed by OWF, and will travel throughout SE Wisconsin as part of our traveling photo exhibit. Credit will be given to each photographer.
*Download buttons and right-click options on the site will be disabled in the photo galleries containing contestant photos, along with a statement that indicates the photos may not be used or copied without the written permission of the photographer.
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