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GAPP PHOTO CONTEST RULES 2017

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CONTEST RULES
Photo submission period starts November 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59pm AKST on November 30, 2017. 

Any new or old photos that capture the spirit of the Alaska pollock industry can be entered. We are especially looking for pictures that convey the following themes:

  • Sustainability
  • Teamwork
  • Alaska scenery
  • The people behind the Alaska pollock industry
  • Alaska pollock fishing and processing operations

There is no limit to the number of photos any one person can submit.
Finalists will be selected from the photos entered for the People’s Choice voting, which will be held December 1 through December 14, 2017 at 11:59pm AKST on GAPP’s Facebook page.

IMAGE DETAILS

  • Photo submissions must be high enough resolution for printing and reproduction.
  • Please submit photos in JPEG or TIFF file formats, with a minimum size of 5”x 7’ at 300 dpi.
  • Images may be edited, but no captions or watermarks should be added to the photo file.

JUDGING

  • People’s Choice Award
    • Photos will be ranked based on the total number of positive Facebook reactions (like, love, wow, etc.) each photo receives on GAPP’s Facebook page during the voting period from December 1- December 14, 2017. The photo with the most positive reactions wins People’s Choice 1st Place. The photo with the second most positive reactions wins People’s Choice Runner-up.
  • Board of Director’s Awards
    • Photos will also be judged by the GAPP Board of Directors. Judging will be based on quality and alignment with the 5 themes listed above.

PRIZES
Winners will be announced on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 12pm PST on the GAPP Facebook and Twitter pages.

The following prizes will be awarded:

    • People’s Choice Award:
      • 1st Place: $250 Amazon gift card
      • Runner-up: $150 Amazon gift card
    • Board’s Choice Awards:
      • 1st Place: $250 Amazon gift card
      • Runner-up: $150 Amazon gift card

HOW TO ENTER
Photo submissions must be emailed to: info@alaskapollock.org before the contest deadline. Please include your contact details, a description of each photo submitted, and a statement that you have read and understand the contest rules with your submission. Please ensure that photo submissions follow the image guidelines outlined above in the “Image Details” section.

REPRODUCTION AND USAGE RIGHTS
GAPP reserves the right to free reproduction and altering of entered images in all media and the right to provide all entered images to promotional partners around the world for the purpose of promoting Alaska pollock. For each entered image GAPP will have unlimited usage rights in perpetuity for all formats and in all locations.

RESPONSIBILITY
GAPP neither assumes nor bears any responsibility for any form or type of loss, damage, or injury incurred as a result of participating in the GAPP Photo Contest. Content of all images submitted is the responsibility of each entrant, and he or she assures that all images are their original works and no copyright and/or trademark infringement rights have been violated.

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