Photo Contest-FOR MEMBERS ONLY

Coady Egan Chairperson, PBGVPhotoContest@gmail.com

Entries Closing EXTENDED: May 12, 2020
Entries MUST be received by that date to be considered.

PBGVCA Photo Contest 2020

With many of us at home practicing social distancing, the PBGVCA invites you to participate in our annual PBGVCA Photo Contest! This is a great time to highlight our amazing hounds, and bring some joy in these uncertain times.

All members of the PBGVCA are invited to submit photos to our annual photo contest. Grand Prize winning photo with be published on the cover of Saber Tails.

This year we will have four categories:

  • Puppy Petits (Dogs under 1 year of age at time photo was taken)
  • Senior Spotlight (Dogs over 7 years of age at time photo was taken)
  • Hard at Work (Whether they're "helping" in the garden or running hard in the field, share your best photos of PBGVs working!)
  • PBGVs and their Kids (PBGVs make excellent family companions. Share [with parent permission!] your photos of PBGVs and their favorite kids!)

RULES & REGULATIONS

  • There is an entry fee of $5 per photo, to be received by May 12, 2020. Payment can be done via PayPal when completing the online registration form. To pay by mail, please make a check out to PBGVCA and send it to the following: PBGVCA Treasurer, PBGV Club of America, PO Box 307, Williston, SC 29853
  • All photos should be submitted via E-Mail to PBGVPhotoContest@gmail.com . When submitting your photos, please identify each photo with the dog's name, theme associated with the photo, and the name of the submitting member. If you are unable to submit your entry by email, please contact Coady Egan at PBGVPhotoContest@gmail.com
  • Photos must be at the highest resolution available (300 dpi). The Photo Contest Chairperson reserves the right to request a supplemental photo be sent in, if the original is not high enough resolution.
  • There is a limit of four entries per category per member
  • No official dog show photos will be accepted. These should be candid photos taken by the owners, or taken with permission by the owners.
  • Photos may not have been entered in the PBGV Photo Contest before.
  • Photographer must be a member of the PBGVCA.
  • The main subject of the photo should be PBGVs. No other species should be included in these photos. All photos including minors must be taken with parental consent.
  • All photographic prints, if submitted by mail, will become the property of the PBGVCA and will NOT be returned, so please make sure you have your own copy!

HOW TO ENTER

Please complete online registration form and pay online via PayPal with major credit/debit cards or PayPal Account. You will need to login with your member email and chosen password.

Note: Once "Register" button is selected, please complete ALL information.

ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM (MEMBERS ONLY) Click Here

Then, send your photos separately via email attachment from your personal email account to PBGVPhotoContest@gmail.com with the dog's name, theme associated with the photo, and member's name. When these steps have been completed, photos will be stored until voting opens.

SELECTION PROCESS

  • The Photo Contest Committee reserves the right to refuse any entries that they find not acceptable. E-mailed photos must be at least 300-dpi to print in Saber Tails.
  • By submitting a photo, the photographer grants non-exclusive rights to PBGVCA to use that photo in any medium, printed, electronic or other form.
  • Photographers will be credited when PBGVCA publishes or otherwise uses a submitted photo.

VOTING ONLINE

The membership will vote online where members will select their favorite photos, selecting two winners from each category.

Please note that each member will only get one vote. 2020 online voting will end mid-May.

The overall winner will be published on the cover of Saber Tails, and category winners will be featured in the same issue of Saber Tails Photos will also be used in the 2021 calendar.

QUESTIONS:

Coady Egan Chairperson, PBGVPhotoContest@gmail.com

ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM (MEMBERS ONLY) Click Here

Then, send your photos separately via email attachment from your personal email account to PBGVPhotoContest@gmail.com with the dog's name, theme associated with the photo, and member's name. When these steps have been completed, photos will be stored until voting opens.