CONTESTANT ELIGIBILITY

The contest is sponsored by Blue Ridge Outdoors and Adventure on the Gorge.  Employees of the sponsors are not eligible. No purchase or entry fees are required. Subject to all state and local laws.

Photographs must non-commercial. The contest is for entertainment only and not to promote any company or organization.  Photos may be removed without warning if they do not meet the standards of the contest.

Submissions for the contest will commence on May 10th, 2019 at 12 PM (noon) EST and end on June 7th, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST.  Voting for the finalists will commence on June 21, 2019 and end on July 5th at 11:59 PM EST. The Contestant may enter up to four photographs. Any additional submissions above four will be disqualified. Each photo will adhere to the following categories.  Photos must be original and copyrighted. Photos should be consistent with the Summit Publishing brand and lifestyle. Photo must have been taken within the Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine foot print (Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Metro DC). The contest must be entered by visiting https://photo.blueridgeoutdoors.com/ and by completing the form by providing your name, email address and uploading photos.

Entries must be solely the original work of the entrant. Copyright infringement is grounds for immediate disqualification.  If the entries contain any material that the sponsors deem, in their sole discretion, to be morally objectionable, inappropriate or unfit for publication, such entry will be immediately disqualified.

Submission of information effectively grants permission for contestant to be added to the sponsors’ email opt-in contact list, from which any contestant may opt-out at any time. None of the sponsors will share or distribute the information. By submitting images to contest (prize winning or not) the contestant agrees that Summit Publishing has the right to use, re-use, publish, re-publish, post on a website, transmit, modify and edit the Authorized Material, in whole or in part, severally or in conjunction with other materials, in any medium now or hereafter known, for commercial, promotional and educational purposes and for any other purpose whatsoever, including without limitation, publicity, marketing, advertising, fundraising, and/or trade. In the event that a submitted photo features discernable persons, the contestant must receive permission to use that person(s) likeness, and understand that the image may be used for advertising or distribution through sponsors.

IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO GRANT SUMMIT PUBLISHING RIGHTS TO YOUR SUBMITTED IMAGE THEN WE REQUEST YOU DO NOT ENTER THE CONTEST. SUBMISSIONS THAT DO NOT COMPLY WITH ANY OF THE ABOVE GUIDELINES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Summit Publishing reserves the right to change these contest rules at any time.