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Photo Contest

Calling all photographers! Fort Erie Race Track is seeking photos to be featured on the cover of the 2019 Fort Erie Racing Program.

Criteria:
  • Photos must be taken at Fort Erie Race Track within the last 2 racing seasons (2017 or 2018).
  • Photos must include one or more horses. Preference given to live racing photos. 

Deadline to submit photos is Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. in order to qualify. Email photos to femedia@forterieracetrack.ca in the formats indicated below, including the full photographer name, phone number, email address and mailing address

 

Photographer Prizes

1st place prize winner will receive:

  • $150 Fort Erie Race Track gift card
  • Photo with photo credit on the cover of the 2019 racing program
  • Recognition on Fort Erie Race Track social media.

2nd place winner:

  • $50 Fort Erie Race Track gift card
  • Recognition on Fort Erie Race Track social media

3rd place winner:

  • $25 Fort Erie Race Track gift card
  • Recognition on Fort Erie Race Track social media.
Photo requirements:
  • Photos must be high-resolution print quality photos in electronic .jpeg format ONLY, at least 300 DPI. Winning photo will be used on the program cover, which is 7.5x11 in size.
  • Images cannot be altered for content; include any borders, watermarks, signatures, text or added graphics. Collages or graphic images will not be accepted.
Contest Rules and Regulations
  • By submitting photos to the Fort Erie Race Track Photo Contest, the submitter authorizes the Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium to use for advertising and promotional purposes, at the sole discretion of the FELRC. The winning photo will appear on the cover of the 2019 Fort Erie Race Track program, however the FELRC will not utilize submitted photos for any other commercial revenue generating purposes (i.e. photo sale, frame and sale, copy and sale, merchandising, etc.).
  • When utilized in publications, photo credits will be issued where possible and practical.
  • The FELRC reserves the right to disqualify any image/photograph it reasonably believes to have been taken outside of Fort Erie Race Track, or before May 30, 2017, or photos deemed to be inappropriate for the FELRC’s marketing and promotional purposes.
  • Staff and Board members of the FELRC and their immediate family members are eligible to participate in the contest and submit photographs, however they are not eligible to receive prize awards.
  • The Fort Erie FELRC reserves the right to modify or change the rules and regulations of the contest; reject images it feels are inappropriate or ineligible; and/or cancel this contest, without notice.
Judges
  • Photos will be judged by Fort Erie Race Track administration staff. Winners will be announced on Social Media before May 31, 2019. Winners will also be contacted prior to Opening Day. All decisions of the judges are final.
Copyright Notice
  • By submitting a photo/image to this contest, the entrant acknowledges and grants the Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium and Fort Erie Race Track a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to utilize, distribute, display and reproduce (in whole or in part) in any media or publication developed for or by the Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium including, but not limited to; websites, social media, print productions, promotional/marketing/advertising materials, and/or commercial products.
  • The entrant also acknowledges that the images, upon submission, become the property of the Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium, to be used by the Consortium without any additional approval or compensation to the entrant.
Submit photos by email to femedia@forterieracetrack.ca by Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.