Official Rules: 2021 Discover Wisconsin Calendar Contest

Calendar Contest

Enter the 2021 Discover Wisconsin Calendar Photo Contest online: here

The 2021 Discover Wisconsin Calendar Contest is Presented by the Wisconsin Counties Association.

The Wisconsin Counties Association is an association of County governments gathered to represent Wisconsin’s 72 counties. With the mindset that we are at our strongest when working together and shaping the future of Wisconsin, the WCA works diligently to allow its membership to serve their constituents in the most effective way possible.

CONTEST DESCRIPTION 

Discover Wisconsin’s social media photo contest is a special opportunity for photographers (amateur or professional) to showcase their Wisconsin photographs and have a chance to earn a spot in the 2021 Discover Wisconsin Calendar.

PRIZE

The Discover Wisconsin staff will select 12 photos that qualify for the 2021 Discover Wisconsin calendar. The crew will select the photo to be featured on the covers of the 2021 Discover Wisconsin calendar and Wisconsin Counties Association magazine. That winner will also receive a special write-up in the Wisconsin Counties Association Magazine and be featured in an upcoming issue (month will depend on nature of photo). All eligibility requirements must be satisfied and the applicant’s status verified before awarding of the prize.

ELIGIBILITY

In order to be eligible for the grand prize package and/or to be considered for the 2021 Discover Wisconsin calendar, entrants must:

  • Submit a digital photo that features a Wisconsin destination and/or vacation
  • Submit original photographs that are at least 300dpi and no smaller than 5” x 7” in a jpeg file format
  • Obtain necessary release forms from people appearing in their photograph
  • Maintain responsibility for ensuring that their submissions are in compliance with all the legal and copyright requirements
  • Include their name, address, email address, photo location and photo caption
  • Agree to release their photograph to Discover Mediaworks and Discover Wisconsin for promotional purposes in any media in perpetuity
  • Regardless of who is in the photo, only the submitter will receive the prize
  • Discover Mediaworks, parent company of Discover Wisconsin, has the right to remove any photos deemed inappropriate for this contest
  • Voting does not determine the final 12 calendar images, submissions are sorted by DW staff

HOW TO ENTER

This contest opens on Friday, May 1st. Applicants must submit photos via the contest submission form. Electronic photo submissions will be accepted until Sunday, May 31. Photos received after 11:59 p.m. CST on May 31 will not be eligible for the contest. Inappropriate submissions will be flagged and removed and the user will be reported.

Discover Wisconsin will announce the cover photo winner via various social media channels. Subsequent cooperation with various outlets may be required (i.e. The Cabin Podcast, Wisconsin Counties Magazine, etc.)

NOTICES 

The social media photo contest is a promotion wholly organized and administered by Discover Wisconsin and is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

Entrants consent to the use, reproduction or distribution of any information submitted, and understand that they are providing such information to Discover Wisconsin and not to Facebook. All entrants release Facebook from any claims arising from or associated with this contest.

The final images are chosen by the Discover Wisconsin staff, voting is on the page is fun and interactive but does not actually determine the images in the calendar.

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