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2018 Railroad Calendar Contest

40th Edition - Cash Prizes!

Do You love to take photo's of trains? Have you always wanted to see your train photos in print? Now you have the chance.. Enter your photos in our contest and you could see your images printed in full color and distributed around the world!

 

Contest to be held on Saturday February 3rd, 2018
Deadline for photo submission is Saturday December 16th, 2017

 
CONTEST RULES:
1. Each participant must be a member in good standing.
2. All photos must be taken within the six states of New England: CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT.
3. No participant may submit more than 10 photos.
4. Photos printed in past MVRS calendars must not be resubmitted.
5. All photos MUST be in landscape (horizontal) orientation.
6. If a person's face is recognizable in the photo, written consent of that person must be included.
7. Photos can be submitted as 35mm slides or as digital images.
8. The following are not acceptable: copies of 35mm slides, prints on paper, or digital reproductions of either 35mm slides or prints.
9. Digital cameras shall have at least 6 megapixels (3000 x 2000), and should be set to the highest resolution and lowest compression (highest quality).
10. Digital photos should be submitted unaltered (as downloaded from the camera) in JPEG, TIFF, or RAW formats (if supported by the camera) on a recordable compact disc (CD-R, DVD-R) or USB flash drive.
11. Entries must be accompanied by a signed MVRS entry form. Entry forms will be printed in the December 2017-February 2018 Waybill (photocopy acceptable) or else can be downloaded from http://www.mysticvalleyrs.org
12. A caption must be supplied for each photo, and, if possible, submitted electronically (Word, PDF, or any other text file format).
13. Digital photo files must be numbered (1-10) so that photos and captions can be matched.
14. Entries must be postmarked no later than 11:59pm December 16, 2017.
15. A prize of $150 will be awarded for the front and back cover; $100 for each calendar month.
16. The final selection of photos for the Calendar is at the sole discretion of the Board of Directors. The decisions of the Board shall be final and non-appealable. The Board will be under no obligation to provide any reasons for its decisions.
17. Winning entries become the property of the MVRS, Inc.
18. Non-winning entries will only be returned if a self-addressed stamped envelope or package with correct postage was supplied at the time of submission.
19. The MVRS is not responsible for any loss or damage to items sent through the mail.

Click HERE for entry form.

 Please complete, attach your photos & email back to - contactus@mysticvalleyrs.org

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