National Park Trips – 11th Annual National Park Photo Contest Presented By Tamron – Win their choice of one Tamron camera lens described below

11th Annual National Park Photo Contest presented by Tamron
Enter January 15 – August 31, 2021
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL
NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANGES OF WINNING.
1. ELIGIBILITY:
Open to Citizens of the 50 United States, age 21 or older at the time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico and where
prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor, its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising
and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers (and members of their immediate family and/or those living in
the same of household of each such employee) are not eligible. No person has yet won.
2. HOW TO ENTER:
During the contest period, go to http://www.nationalparktrips.com/contests/national-parks-photo-contest to
complete and submit the entry form pursuant to the on-screen instructions.
Entrants must have valid email address and it is the entrant’s responsibility to update Sponsor of any change
in email address.
3. ENTRIES:
By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to these Official Rules and warrants that his or her entry
complies with all requirements set out in the Official Rules.
Submission of a photo entry grants the Sponsor(s) royalty-free license to publish the entered photo image in
any medium without compensation to entrant and to use entrant’s submitted information for any purpose,
including marketing and promotion. Photographers retain ownership of their images and may grant
additional non-exclusive image licensing rights to other parties.
Photo entries must be digital in JPEG or JPG format and a minimum of 2,500 pixels wide (if a horizontal
image) or 2,500 pixels tall (if a vertical image). Images over 10MB in file size will not upload to our system.
The photograph, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by the Contest entrant. By
entering the Contest, entrant represents, acknowledges, and warrants that the submitted photograph is an
original work created solely by the entrant, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights,
trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and
that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph.
Photos should portray an American national park, national monument or other location managed by the
National Park Service such as a national historic park or national seashore https://www.nps.gov/findapark.
Up to (3) three photos may be entered into each of (3) three categories: Landscape, Wildlife, and Night
Skies.
Photos must not be significantly modified. Modifications that are permitted are: resizing, cropping, color
correcting (such as adjusting tone, saturation, etc.), removing red-eye, spot editing, sharpening, removing
noise, and similar modifications. Composite images are not allowed – This includes any photo that has
elements added or removed. Frames, borders, watermarks and copyright notices are not allowed; such
images will not be eligible for awards.
By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to receive email from National Park Trips and Tamron.
Unsubscribe anytime.
Entries using macro, robotic, script or other forms of automatic entry will be disqualified. Proof of submission
does not constitute proof of receipt. If there is a dispute as to the identity of the photographer, the prize will
be forfeited. Sponsor shall not be liable for entries and winner notification responses that are delayed, lost,
misdirected, mis-delivered, incorrect or incomplete, and such entries will not be eligible for this Promotion.
3. PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES:
There will be a grand prize winner in each of the three categories, Landscape, Wildlife, and Night
Skies. Prize winners will receive their choice of one Tamron camera lens described below. Prizes have no
cash value.
Tamron SP 15-30MM F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 ($1,299 value)
http://www.tamron-usa.com/product/lenses/a041.html
OR
Tamron SP 150-600MM F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 ($1,399 value)
http://www.tamron-usa.com/product/lenses/a022.html
Honorable Mention: Certificate
10 awarded in each of three categories
Expenses not specifically included in prize description and all taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.
Each prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied outside of
manufacturer’s limited warranty. No transfer, assignment or substitution of a prize permitted, except Sponsor
reserves the right to substitute prize for an item of equal or greater value in the event an advertised prize is
unavailable. All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply.
Camera lens prize winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility within seven days
following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of
the prize and selection of an alternate winner. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may
result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.
Honorable mention winners will be mailed their certificate to the address they provided during entry.
4. WINNER SELECTION:
This is a skill-based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of winners. Winners will be
selected from among all correct and eligible entries received on or about one month from the end of the
contest. Winner selection will be conducted by National Park Trips, a Pocket Outdoor Media company.
Decisions of the judges are final and binding. The odds of winning will be one camera lens prize out of the
number of entries received for each category.
Winners will be notified via email or postal mail, at Sponsor’s discretion. In the event that the winner does not
respond to notification within seven days, an alternate winner may be selected from among other eligible
entries submitted.
By accepting the prize, winner agrees to hold Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and their
respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns,
officers, directors, and employees harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by
participation in the Promotion or acceptance or use of the prize.
Sponsor is not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing of the
offer, administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of the prize.
5. INTERNET:
Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion,
defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of
entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software
malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information
by Sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any
website or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of
running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud,
technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity,
or proper conduct of this Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate,
modify or suspend the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received
as of the termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with
the entry process. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in a Promotion if it determines that said
entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception
or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten or harass other entrants. Caution: Any
attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the
Promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves
the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law.
6. DISPUTES/CHOICE OF LAW:
Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action
arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without
resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in Colorado, (2) any and
all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event
attorneys fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without
limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”), and (4) entrant hereby waives all
rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. Colorado
State law, without reference to Colorado’s choice of law rules, governs the Promotion and all aspects related
thereto.
7. SPONSOR:
The Sponsor of these Promotions is National Park Trips, a Pocket Outdoor Media company, 5720 Flatiron
Parkway, Suite C, Boulder, CO 80301, http://www.nationalparktrips.com.
Questions regarding this contest should be directed to the above address or email
explore@nationalparktrips.com.
National Park Trips is not liable for payment of any prize to entrants who have violated these official rules.
Void where prohibited by law. All federal state, provincial, & local laws & regulations apply.