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British Columbia Photo Contest 2017
The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCTF) is holding its third photo competition. We’re looking for spectacular images of British Columbia’s fish, wildlife and habitats, specifically:
– Wildlife (species native to BC, excluding marine mammals and those in captivity)
– Freshwater fish (species native to BC)
– BC Landscape photos of freshwater fish and wildlife habitats, including lakes, rivers, wetlands, forests, and grasslands.
– People engaged in activities that connect them to nature in BC.
Our favorite three images will win VISA gift cards, and be featured on our website.
1st prize: $500 Visa gift card
Runner-up prize (2): $250 Visa gift card
The contest is free to enter, and you are welcome to send in multiple photos. Please note that entries may also be used by HCTF in future communications materials.
Please read the full contest rules ) prior to submitting an entry. Photos must have been taken in British Columbia, Canada to be eligible.
To view last year’s winners and other favorites, visit the HCTF Photo Contest Gallery.
The winning entries will be selected by a panel established by HCTF. Each photo shall be judged on originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact and artistic merit. Winners will be announced on the Foundation’s website by December 1st, 2017.
Entries must be received by 4:30pm PST on September 30th, 2017.
Contest Prize & TERMS
1st Prize $500.00 Visa Gift Card
· Odds of winning the first prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Runner-up $250.00 Visa Gift Card
· Odds of winning a runner-up prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
No substitution, transfer, or assignment of prizes permitted. All monetary amounts in these Official Rules are indicated in Canadian dollars. The winning Entrant will be solely responsible for bearing any income or other taxes, fees, or other costs relating to any prize. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: You retain the copyright in your photo and nothing herein grants ownership of your photo to HCTF. By submitting an entry, you hereby represent and warrant that (a) you have the right to grant the rights granted herein or, alternatively, you have obtained all necessary rights and permissions to use and submit your photograph in connection with the Contest and to provide all the rights specified in these Official Rules; and (b) your photograph and the use thereof as contemplated herein does not and will not violate, misappropriate, or infringe upon any law or regulation or the rights of any third party, including without limitation any copyright, trademark, or any rights of publicity or privacy, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights. USAGE RIGHTS: By submitting a photograph to the Contest, you hereby grant to HCTF a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, nonexclusive license to publish, reproduce, display, perform, distribute, adapt, edit, modify, translate, create derivative works based upon, and otherwise use and sublicense your photograph, or any portion thereof (including without limitation any names, likenesses, or personas shown in the photograph), in connection with the Contest and for any other purpose (including without limitation for entertainment, instruction/education, advertising, marketing, promotional and/or publicity purposes), and to incorporate your photograph into other works in any manner, form, media or technology now known or later developed. HCTF will have no obligation to publish or use or retain any photograph you submit or to return any photograph to you. You agree that it is your sole responsibility to obtain all permissions and releases necessary for the grant of the rights contained in this paragraph. You will not be entitled to compensation for any use by HCTF, or its agents, licensees or assignees, of your photograph.
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