Contest Rules

  1. Submission packets must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 (see “Entry” form).
  2. Photos will be judged in five categories:
    1. Trees
    2. Shrimp Boats
    3. Fish and Other Marine Life
    4. Lowcountry Homes
    5. Beaches, Waterways, and Inlets
  3. All photos must be taken within the physical boundaries of Beaufort County, South Carolina.
  4. At least one photo must be taken at a 2014 contest-selected land preservation site (see “Sites” form).
  5. A minimum of three and maximum of five photos may be submitted in any combination of the five categories.
  6. “Entry” form must be completed and submitted by all contestants.
  7. “Consent to Participate and Release of Liability” form must be completed and submitted by all contestants:
    1. a.    Complete and submit the “Consent to Participate and Release of Liability” form before going on these sites, by scanning and e-mailing to calendarcontest@bcgov.net , faxing to 843-255-9437,
      or mailing to Photo Contest, Attention Beaufort County Administrator, PO Drawer 1228, Beaufort, SC 29901-1228.
    2. b.    Keep a copy of the signed “Consent to Participate and Release of Liability” form with you when onsite.
    3. c.    Include a copy of the “Consent to Participate and Release of Liability” form in your submission packet.
  8.  “Subject Release” form must be completed by any person in a submitted photo.
  9.  Both photo prints and digital images are required. Digital images must be submitted on a disc in jpeg format of at least 300 dpi or greater.  All photo prints must be 8x10 or 10x8 and include the following on the back: name of the photographer, title of the photo, the location of the shot, and the entry category number and theme.  E-mailed photos will not be accepted.  
  10. Submitted photo prints and discs will not be returned. 
  11. Direct all questions to (843) 575-5196 or calendarcontest@bcgov.net