Kamloops This Week 2017 Photo Contest Terms and Conditions
All entries must be photographs taken in Kamloops and surrounding areas. The contest is open to all residents of Canada age 18 years and older. Kamloops This Week reserves the right to cancel the contest or modify these rules at its discretion.
Entrants must submit a digital high-resolution file suitable for print reproduction. Content alteration of digital files is not acceptable; including combining multiple photos. Cropping of photos is permitted, tonal or colour corrections are acceptable. Borders, frames, text or other graphic treatments are not permitted.
ENTRIES AND IDENTIFICATION
Photographs entered must not have been previously published. Entrants must own all rights to the photographs submitted. As such, entrants hold Kamloops This Week harmless from any breach of copyright. Photographs that have won any other contests or have been published in a magazine or newspaper (except online) are not eligible. Photographs that violate or infringe upon another person’s copyright are not eligible. For a photo in which a person is recognizable, a model release is required. Model releases are the responsibility of the entrant and must be submitted with the photo.
Winners’ names and photographs will be published in Kamloops This Week and will be posted on our website at www.kamloopsthisweek.com, and on our Facebook page. Kamloops This Week reserves the non-exclusive right to publish any entry and/or use any entry in promotional and advertising materials. Photos published will be credited to the photographer where possible.
With regard to any photograph submitted to this contest, the entrant, or the owner of copyright in the photograph, retains copyright. By uploading or submitting any photograph to this contest, the entrant grants (or warrants that the owner of such materials expressly grants) Kamloops This Week a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive license to display, distribute, reproduce, and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or subsequently developed, for any Kamloops This Week purpose, including, but not limited to advertising and promotional materials, its website, exhibition, and commercial products, including but not limited to Kamloops This Week publications. Kamloops This Week will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.
Contest will run monthly from July 1st until December 31st 2018. Once the month has ended, all entries received during the month will be judged and a winner will be announced.
A gift certificate valued at $100 to a Kamloops business. Prizes awarded will vary each month and may include any of the following: Restaurant gift certificates, event tickets (concert, theatre), activity passes (golf, ski, etc). Prizes are non negotiable and must be received as awarded.
Kamloops This Week will select the winning photo, by majority vote. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to disqualify or discount any entrant, image or vote connected to votes cast by unfair means. Winners will be notified by email. Kamloops This Week will use reasonable efforts to contact the winners by email, but in the event that Kamloops This Week cannot contact winners within 2 business days from the time of judging, that participant shall be deemed void.