Northern Rockies Regional Municipality

Street Banner Photo Contest

To highlight our region's assets, the Northern Rockies will be holding the 2013 Street Banner Photography Contest. We are looking for photographs that capture the beauty and illustrate the story of Fort Nelson and the Northern Rockies. The hallmark of a winning image would be:

Capture what speaks to you and what you're compelled to share with others!

The contest is open to all ages, both amateur and professional photographers. Entries are being accepted through close of business May 24, 2013.

For full contest details, please see the Rules, Terms & Conditions here [PDF - 214 KB]

Format

- Photographs should be submitted electronically

- File size for each photograph submitted cannot exceed 1MB

- If chosen as a finalist, the image must be able to be submitted as a minimum 6MB image

- All photos must be submitted in either JPEG or TIFF format

- Only color photos will be accepted

- Photos must be submitted in the vertical or portrait orientation as opposed to horizontal or landscape orientation to be considered

- Any images not following the above formatting will not be considered

Other Considerations

- Please submit the following information with your photographs: your name, age, location photo was taken, date photo was taken, title and/or description of photo (optional), contact phone and email

- Entries may be submitted electronically via email, Dropbox, or on a CD/DVD or USB drive.

- Each contestant may enter a maximum of three photographs

- Previously published material for which non-exclusive rights were granted may be entered as long as you still warrant that you retain full rights to the photo. You must disclose when and where the photo appeared previously upon submission

- Photographs must be taken within the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality

- NRRM is not responsible for lost or damaged submissions

Images submitted will be shared on the Fort Nelson Visitor Information Centre Facebook Page with photo credit given. Viewers will be invited to “Like” the image, with overall number of “Likes” being a contributing factor to scoring of image. Further, images will be judged on originality, technical excellence, composition and ability to capture the uniqueness of Fort Nelson and the Northern Rockies. Decisions made by the judges will be final. The judges will be a group of community members and community leaders with knowledge and passion about the Northern Rockies.

Entries must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2013. Submit entries by:

- Email: tourism@northernrockies.ca

- Mail: Bag Service 399, Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0

- In person: Town Hall, 5319 50th Ave South, attention: Jaylene Arnold

Finalists will be contacted during the first week of June 2013 and will be requested to submit high resolution images and release forms if applicable directly to the NRRM.

Questions and inquiries about the contest or rules can be emailed to: jarnold@northernrockies.ca

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