this year, once again, scruffy dog photography will be shooting the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society calendar.
if you would like to win a free scruffy dog mini-shoot and have your pet appear in the 2011 calendar, get your entry in TODAY!!
guidelines and rules are as followed (posted on the KWHS facebook page):
Have a cute or funny photo of your pet? Enter the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society (KWHS) Pet Photo Contest. Each year our Centre creates an animal themed calendar to raise money for the orphaned animals of K-W. This year we need your help. Your pet could be one of 12 lucky pets in our community that will be showcased in our 2011 Calendar. Photo’s must be submitted before April 16, 2010.
The top 12 photos that receive the most votes (as voted by the public), will win a place in our annual fundraising calendar and a private mini photo shoot with Scruffy Dog Photography (valued at $75). One lucky winner will become the KWHS 2011 Mascot and win free admission to all KWHS events in 2011, and a KWHS gift package (valued at $150). Please read the submission guidelines before you submit your photo. Vote for your favourite photo in your next edition of CentreNews. Voting runs from April 21 to May 10, 2010.
Submit a photo to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pet Photo Contest Rules and Guidelines
The Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society’s (KWHS) Annual Photo contest will consist of 30 pre-chosen photos.
These pictures can be a themed, captioned or funny pet photo that you have taken. The top 30 submissions will be selected by the KWHS Staff, the chosen 30 photos will then be voted on by the public.
The top 12 pet photos receiving the most votes will win a place in our Annual Fundraising Calendar and a private mini shoot with Scruffy Dog Photography (valued at $75). Dates for the photo shoots will be arranged with our winners and Scruffy Dog Photography. In addition, one lucky winner (who receives the most votes) will become the KWHS mascot and win free admission to KWHS events and a KWHS gift package valued at $150.
Remember to submit your photos before the deadline; 4 p.m. April 16, 2010.
Rules & Guidelines – Submitting Photos
1.To enter, you must be a resident of Kitchener, Waterloo and North Waterloo.
2.Employees and Board Members of the KWHS are not eligible.
3.The photo subject must be a pet related photo and have been taken within the last 12 months.
4.Entries must be submitted by the original photographer (amateur photographers only). Do not submit a photo taken by someone other than yourself. You must be sole owner of the copyright of any image submitted. Your submission of the photo is your guarantee that you are the author and copyright holder of the photo.
5.All photos must be submitted in .JPEG file format via email only. Minor digital enhancement is permitted, but images that have been significantly modified or appear unnatural will not be accepted.
6.All photos must be submitted to email@example.com by the deadline: 4 p.m., April 16, 2010. Please include your name, address, phone number, pet’s name, photo description, and photo caption with your emailed submission.
7.There is no fee to submit a photo.
8.A maximum of one photo per household/family can be submitted.
9.Photos with vulgarities will not be accepted.
10.Photos must be in landscape format and in focus.
11.Submitted photographs become the property of the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society and will not be returned. By submitting your photo, you are granting permission for the picture to be published in KWHS written, online, and media publications.
12.Prizes will be awarded to the best entries (as voted by the public).
13.Photos will be judged on the basis of creativity, photographic quality and effectiveness in conveying the pet’s personality.
Rules & Guidelines – Voting on Photos
1.Vote for you favourite photos between April 21 and May 10, 2010.
2.You can vote via our website at www.kwhumane.com, Facebook Fan page at www.facebook.com/KitchenerWaterlooHumaneSociety or by coming into the Centre at 250 Riverbend Drive in Kitchener.
3.There is no fee to vote – but donations are always welcome!
… you have until 4 p.m. this Friday (April 16) to get your entry in, so what are you waiting for?!