Land O' Lakes Fish & Game Club Photo Contest

Land O Lakes Fish and Game Club Photo Contest

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Conserve School is pleased to partner with the Land O' Lakes Fish and Game Club for their Annual Photo Contest.

Photos will be judged by a panel of judges. Winners will be announced at the Fish & Game Club's Valentines Dinner on February 14, 2017 at the Gateway Lodge.

Winning photos will be displayed at the Headwaters State Bank in Land O' Lakes.

Photo Contest Rules

The deadline for submitting photos for the contest is midnight on January 31, 2017. However, earlier submissions will be much appreciated. Look through the pictures that you took during 2016 and select your best. You can submit photos taken up until the photo deadline so it’s not too late to grab your camera and head out into the Northwoods.

Four Categories

Photographers may submit photos in any or all categories, however each photographer can only submit a total of four photos.

  1. Close Ups of Nature (this category includes insects this year)
  2. Wildlife (animals)
  3. People and Pets Enjoying the Northwoods
  4. Northwoods Scenery

Key Rules

  1. Photos must be taken within 50 miles of Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin.
  2. Photos must be taken on or after January 1, 2016.
  3. Previous entries are not allowed.
  4. No heavy digital manipulations, no text added to photos, and no watermarks allowed on photos.
  5. Photographers acknowledge that they are submitting their own original work.
  6. Photographers acknowledge that they are responsible for obtaining the permission from all individuals (or their legal guardians) featured in their photos and that they have obtained that permission.
  7. By submitting your photo you are giving Conserve School and the Land O' Lakes Fish & Game Club permission to use your photo for noncommercial purposes.
  8. The Land O' Lakes Fish & Game Club reserves the right to reject any photo from inclusion in the contest. Typically this would occur for inappropriate content and/or content not in alignment with contest categories.

Recognition and Prizes

The top four photos as selected by our panel of judges will be recognized at the Land O’ Lakes Fish & Game Club Valentines Dinner at the Gateway Lodge on February 14 2017. Displays of the winning photos will be installed at the Headwaters State Bank in Land O’ Lakes and at Conserve School in Land O’ Lakes. The top four photos in each category will receive certificates of recognition. Additionally in each category there will be the monetary prizes of $15 for first place, $10 for second place, and $5 for third place.

Ways to Submit your Photos

Submitting Photos Online (preferred)

Criteria for Online Photos

  1. Photos must be in JPEG format.
  2. Photos must be at least 500 pixels in width and height.
  3. File size must be less than 10 MB (10,000 KB).
  4. You must be the photographer and have rights to upload the photo.

Click Here for the Online Photo Submission Form

Submitting Photos by Mail

You can mail photos to: Photo Contest, 5400. N. Black Oak Lake Rd., Land O' Lakes, WI 54540

When you mail in photos please include a note with the following:

  1. Your full name
  2. Preferred email address
  3. Phone number
  4. Your mailing address if you would like us to return your photos after the contest is completed.

Please label the back of each photo with:

  1. Your full name
  2. Category you feel best fits your photo
  3. Caption of your photo (optional)

Photos must be received by Tuesday, January 31st to guarantee consideration in the photo contest.

Submitting Photos by Hand

You can drop off photos during regular business hours (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) at the receptionist desk in the Lowenstine Academic Building at Conserve School.

Conserve School - 5400. N. Black Oak Lake Rd., Land O' Lakes, WI 54540

When you drop off photos please include a note with the following:

  1. Your full name
  2. Preferred email address
  3. Phone number
  4. Your mailing address if you would like us to return your photos after the contest is completed.

Please label the back of each photo with:

  1. Your full name
  2. Category you feel best fits your photo
  3. Caption of your photo (optional)

Photos must be received by Tuesday, January 31st to guarantee consideration in the photo contest.

2016 Land O' Lakes Fish & Game Club winning photos

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