Montezuma County Amateur Photo Contest
Hosted by the Dolores, Mancos and Cortez Area Chambers of Commerce The contest is open to amateurs only. A professional is defined as one whose primary source of income (50%) or more results from his/her photographic work.
The purpose of this contest is to generate a photo library for use by the local Chambers of Commerce for the promotion of the Montezuma County area.
Photos should capture the beauty of the people, scenery, personality, history or natural elements which contribute to the profile of our quality of life here in Montezuma County. (Hint: One of the intended uses of these photos will be for website usage and horizontal pictures tend to work the best.)
Three photographs will be selected as First, Second and Third place. There will be recognition for two Honorable Mention entries also.
~First Prize $ 100.00 ~Second Prize $ 50.00 ~Third Prize $ 30.00
Submissions, to be juried will be accepted from through June 21, 2013. A signed release form must be submitted to the Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce, 928 E Main. Cortez, Colorado 81321.
Only original photos taken by an artist in Montezuma County will be accepted. Photographs must be suitable to a family environment.
All images must be submitted by the original contestant. By submitting an image, the contestant represents and warrants that:
- The contestant is the sole and exclusive owner of the image and has the right to license such image as provided herein.
- To the best of the contestant’s knowledge the image does not infringe any copyright, trademark right, or right of privacy or publicity, and does not defame any third party.
It is the responsibility of the contestant to obtain written permission to release for public use any submitted photo from all persons in the photograph submitted. The photographer accepts all liability from the use of a photo where this release has not been obtained. The Montezuma County Chambers of Commerce are not responsible or liable for legal implications resulting in the publication of any submitted photo. The Chambers are not responsible for any damage or theft to any entry.
By entering the contest, you grant to the Dolores, Mancos and Cortez Area Chambers of Commerce a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable license to use, copy, and display the image without payment, royalties, or any other compensation. Further, by entering the contest, you grant to the Chambers the right to use and publish your name online, in print, and all other media for editorial, advertising, and promotional purposes in connection with the contest without payment or additional compensation unless prohibited by law. Also by entering the contest, you agree to release and hold harmless the Chambers from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, claim, action, demand, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the contest or contest prize.
I have read and understand the contest rules and regulations. The submission of my photograph, along with my signature below, indicates my acceptance of all rules, regulations, and releases associated with the contest.