Photo by Karen Mason

2020 Photo Contest Entry Form and Rules


SIMPLY COLORADO

2020 PHOTO CONTEST CATEGORIES ARE:

  • Outdoor Activities
  • Wildlife
  • Sunrise/Sunset
  • Landscape

4 Main Categories with a chance to win 1st, 2nd or 3rd. ONLY 1st and 2nd place photos will be published in the magazine. Third place will receive an award but will only be included in the website article.

NEW THIS YEAR! COVER CONTEST

The cover contest finalists will be judged by polling on our Facebook page: /COCountryLife
One award will be given for the Cover Contest.

PRIZES

Main Categories: 1st place – $175; 2nd place – $75; 3rd place – $50
Cover Contest Prize: $175
Deadline to Enter: December 15, 2019

CONTEST RULES & REQUIREMENTS:

If your photo doesn’t meet these requirements, it will be disqualified.

• Photographer must be a member of a Colorado electric co-op.
• Photo MUST be taken in Colorado to qualify.
• Photographer may enter up to 2 photos per category.
• If people appear in the photo, it is the photographer’s responsibility to have the subject’s permission to enter his or her image in the contest.
• Photos must have been taken by entrant.
• Photographer may win only one 1st-place prize.
• ONLY 1st and 2nd place photos in each category will be published in the magazine. Third place photos will only appear on the website but will still earn an award.
• By entering the contest, photographers give Colorado Country Life permission to publish the winning images in print and digital publications, on social media and on websites.

COVER CONTEST REQUIREMENTS:

If your photo doesn’t meet these requirements, it will be disqualified.

NEW: a contest for the vertical photo that will be published on the cover of our Photo Contest issue.
• In the Cover Contest, photographer may enter up to 2 photos and each one must fit one of the main categories above
• PHOTOS MUST BE VERTICAL FOR COVER CONTEST
• Photo composition MUST allow room for magazine name and address box. For examples, please click here or here.

IF YOU ARE SUBMITTING YOUR PHOTOS ONLINE:

• Enter online at coloradocountrylife.coop using the entry form that follows for each photo entered.
• Digital photos must be at least 10×13 inches or 13×10 inches in size, (3000×3900 pixels) at a resolution of 300 pixels per inch, and under 10 MB in file size.

IF YOU ARE MAILING YOUR PHOTOS:

• A completed and signed entry form MUST accompany each photo. The form is available in the upper right-hand corner of this page, may be requested by emailing info@coloradocountrylife.org or can be downloaded by clicking here. Form may be duplicated.
• On the entry form, please indicate which category you are entering.
• Printed photos must be 8X10 inches and may not be printed on a home printer.
• Prints will not be returned.
• Send entries and signed entry form to Photo Contest, Colorado Country Life, 5400 Washington St., Denver, CO 80216

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

By entering the contest, photographers automatically give Colorado Country Life permission to publish images in print and digital publications, on social media and on websites. Contact information (email, phone, address) collected will be used to contact the winners and inform you of other contests and activities sponsored by Colorado Country Life.


Enter the 2020 Photo Contest

  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, jpeg.
    We will accept photographs in .jpg, .jpeg or .tif format, no larger than 10MB in size. Please upload only one photo per entry. Photo file names must follow this format: Category_PhotographerLastName_EntryNumber (1 or 2).jpg
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