2016 Media Network of Waterford Photo Challenge Rules:

The 2016 Media Network of Waterford Photo Challenge Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Media Network of Waterford ("Sponsor")

Only one photo per day may be submitted per person.

Media Network reserves the right to use any photos submitted for promotional purposes. We do not own the rights to your photo and can’t make any money off of photo submitted

You must own the rights to your photo. 

By submitting your photo you consent to occasional email communications about Media Network.  

This event is from June 1st to June 30th, 2016. Each day a new “category” will be posted on the Media Network of Waterford’s Facebook page. The topic will be released between 6pm and 11pm the day before. The photo has to be taken on the day the topic corresponds to, no cheating!  You may use any camera and any photo editing software. You’ll email your photo to medianetworkofwaterford@gmail.com on that same topic day. Photos must be submitted by 11:59pm ET that category day.  You will not have the opportunity to submit that category photo afterwards. The more days you participate the better chance you will have at winning. Photo file must be named (first last name category) Winners will be based on the number of photos successfully submitted, composition, subject matter, quality, overall response and so on. We won’t ever own the rights to your photos, but by submitting, you give Media Network permission to re-publish your photos, with courtesy, for 501c (3) non-profit, non-commercial promotional purposes. The prize?? 1st Place wins a $250 Amazon card, 2nd place wins a $50 Amazon card and 3rd place just gets to brag about it. You can participate every day or just a couple of days. 

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply; void where prohibited.

ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to individuals. 

**TO ENTER: **Submit your digital photograph to medianetworkofwaterford@gmail.com. Each file should be named with your full name and the category. i.e (Josh Bowren Self Portrait.jpg)  If you're having trouble submitting through the site, you can E-mail your submission to josh@medianetworkofwaterford.com. Include your phone number, and e-mail, plus any pertinent technical information (camera, lens, exposure, film, filters, software). All information provided by entrant must be complete, true and correct. All submitted entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned; Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, inaccurate, incomplete, damaged, illegible, or misdirected entries. All entries may be published on the Media Network of Waterford web site and Facebook page. Nothing in these Contest rules obligate Sponsor to publish or otherwise use any photo submitted in connection with the Contest. Each entry must be submitted on an individual basis (i.e., no team, joint, or corporate entries) and all components of the entry must be the original creation of the submitting participant. Only non-commercial work may be submitted. Entries may not contain profanity, nudity, pornographic images, violent images, anti-competition messages, illegal material, or material that violates the rights of third parties. Entries may not include confidential information, trade secrets, trademarks or copyrighted material belonging to any person or entity other than the participant absent a suitable license or permission agreement (proof of which is required). Entries containing any forbidden matter or material otherwise deemed by Sponsor to be inappropriate will be disqualified. Online entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Sponsor will accept one entry per person per day; entries in excess of that will be disqualified.

JUDGING: A panel of judges consisting of professionals in the mass media field will select the three final winning entries based equally upon the criteria of skill, originality, and relevance. By entering, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and that the decisions of the judges are final and binding in all respects. Judging will be completed by the 15th of the month of July 2016, and potential winners will be notified by the 20th of July 2016. Sponsor reserves the right not to select any winning submissions based upon the quantity or content of submissions. P

**PRIZE AWARDS: **Prizes will be awarded within sixty (15) days after winner verification. No prize substitution or transfer is permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any reason. All taxes and any other incidental expenses on Prizes are the sole responsibility of each winner.

GENERAL RULES & LIMITATIONS: By entering, you represent that: (i) your entry is your own original work; and (ii) you own or have the rights to convey any and all right and title in any material submitted as part of your entry into the Contest. By entering, you grant to Sponsor a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to edit, publish, promote, republish at any time in the future and otherwise use your submission, along with your name and likeness, in any and all media for any purpose, without further permission, notice or compensation (except where prohibited by law). By participating in the Contest, you agree to release Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, directors, officers, and agents from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, possession, use, or misuse of any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures, or other errors or problems which may occur in connection with the Contest, whether computer, network, technical, mechanical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes, in any Contest-related materials, or that may limit prize fulfillment or a participant's ability to enter the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to amend these official rules and to permanently disqualify from the Contest any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules.

PRIVACY: By entering, you agree that the information you provide may be sent to promotional partners of the Sponsor(s). You may be contacted by the Sponsor(s) and/or promotional partners with future promotional offers. Information provided by you to participate in this Contest is subject to the privacy policies of the Sponsor(s).