Callaghan Country Photo Contest Begins January 2016!
2016 Rules & Regulations
All entries must be photographs taken at Callaghan Country. The contest is open to all residents of Canada and the United States age 18 years and older. The contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Callaghan Country reserves the right to cancel the contest or modify these rules at our discretion. Decisions by Callaghan Country will be final. No purchase is necessary. Any and all disputes will be resolved in the appropriate courts in the Province of British Columbia and subject to the laws of the Province. Should there be a conflict between the laws of British Columbia and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favour of the laws of the Province of BC.
Callaghan Country will use all reasonable efforts to contact the winners by email, but in the event that we cannot contact the winners within 2 business days from the time of judging, that participant shall be deemed void.
Entries are to be digital photographs and submitted electronically. Entries no larger 3MB can be submitted. Content alteration of digital files are not acceptable; including combining multiple photos. Borders, frames, text or other graphic treatments are not permitted. Cropping of photos is permitted, tonal or colour corrections are acceptable.
Finalists will be asked to submit a high-resolution file suitable for print reproduction. Callaghan Country judges reserve the right to disqualify contestants who are unable to submit, upon request, a high-resolution photograph of at least 300 dpi at 6 x 9 inches.
Entries are to be submitted electronically through any of the following contest entry channels
Scenic Nature and People – We want you to capture the true essence of cross country skiing, ski touring or snowshoeing in Callaghan Country’s pristine wilderness.
Prize (1): 1 night stay in a standard room at the Journeyman Lodge http://www.callaghancountry.com/layout--capacity.html
Entrants must own all rights to the photographs submitted. As such, entrants hold Callaghan Country and the contest sponsors 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 presented in the event the photo is a winner. Photographs must have been shot within the past two years (since January 1, 2014).
Entries must be submitted online via contest entry channels as outlined above. Callaghan Country holds the right to disqualify entries with inappropriate content.
Winners' names and photographs will be published on www.callaghancountry.com. Callaghan Country 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
All entries uploaded through the various contest entry channels outlined above and must be received prior to 4:00 pm PST, March 20, 2015.
The winners will be a selected based on a combination of the most generated “likes” on Facebook and Instagram, and what Callaghan Country deems the most suited photograph to represent our business. 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 ONLY by 4:00 pm PST, March 23, 2014. Decision of the judges is final.
Callaghan Country cannot be held responsible for lost entries.
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 warrant that the owner of such materials expressly grants) Callaghan Country a royalty-free, world-wide, 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 Callaghan Country purpose, including, but not limited to advertising and promotional materials, its website, exhibition, and commercial products, including but not limited to Callaghan Country publications. Callaghan Country will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses. Winning entrants are required to sign a release containing the above conditions.