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2020 Hatchie BirdFest
Facebook Photo Contest

Hatchie BirdFest Facebook Photo Contest includes BIRD photos taken between June 1, 2019 and April 22, 2020 at 5 p.m. CST.  By submitting an electronic entry, each contestant agrees to the contest rules and regulations listed below. To submit electronically though the Submit Photo link, you must have a google account. Otherwise, you may submit through email.

Submit Photo

WHO MAY ENTER:
The Hatchie BirdFest Facebook Photo Contest is open to amateur photographers who are 18 years old or older.

WHAT TO ENTER:
There is only one (1) category.

For the birds: Enter photos of any species of Bird(s) in any location.
Photo may be taken by camera or mobile phone. An entrant may submit up to 5 photos.
Each photo must be submitted separately and electronically.

To be eligible, a photograph must have been taken, by the entrant, since June 1, 2019. The contestant certifies that he/she is the sole creator and copyright owner of the submitted photograph. Enhanced or altered photos are not eligible. If the Hatchie BirdFest officials determine that a photograph has been altered, they reserve the right to disqualify it.  

The welfare of a subject and its environment must be placed ahead of the desire to capture a photograph. Upon entering the contest, entrants certify that no people, wildlife or the environment were harmed in creating the photograph.

HOW TO ENTER:
Please submit photographs and requested information online through this Facebook link (you must have a google account to upload photos), or by email to info@hatchiebirdfest.com.

You may submit up to 5 photographs. Photographs must be submitted in .jpeg, or .jpg format, and no larger than 10 MB. You must complete a separate entry form for each photo submitted.

If emailing, please provide the following information about the photo and send separate emails for each photo:


NAME
ADDRESS
CITY, STATE, ZIP
PHONE
E-MAIL
LOCATION OF PHOTO
IDENTIFY BIRD(s) if possible
DATE OF PHOTO


High-quality scans of non-digital photographs are acceptable. Photographs should be taken at the highest resolution possible.

You retain your rights to your photograph; however, by entering the contest, you grant the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center and Hatchie BirdFest (and those authorized by the Delta Heritage Center) a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to publicly display, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or later developed, for any purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising and promotion of the Hatchie BirdFest and its website, exhibition, and commercial products, including but not limited to publications. Any photograph reproduced will include a photographer credit as feasible. The WT Delta Heritage Center / Hatchie BirdFest will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.

ENTRY DEADLINE:
The contest begins on April 1, 2020. All entries must be received through HatchieBirdFest.com or email  by 5:00 PM Central Standard Time on April 22, 2020.

JUDGING
Photo entries will be judged on Facebook by the public and winners will be determined by the number of "likes" received beginning April 24, 2020 through May 1, 2020. Winners will be announced Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Winners will be notified via the contact information provided at the time of entry, followed by a public Facebook announcement.

PRIZES:
The People's Choice Award will be given to the top photos with the most likes. 


1st Place: $75 gift card
2nd Place: $50 gift card
3rd Place: $25 gift card


Gift cards will be mailed to the address provided at the time of entry.

Submit Photo

If you have any questions,
please e-mail us at info@hatchiebirdfest.com or call 731-779-9000.

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Tennessee Wildlife Federation _Delta Heritage Center_Tennessee State Park

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