Contest Rules

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How do you interpret the word “culture?” Here’s your chance to let us know! Enter the CSCC Multicultural Fair Amateur Photography Contest for a chance to win a digital SLR camera, gift cards to local vendors, and more!

Who’s Eligible?

Students, members of the community, youth, and faculty and staff – as long as you are an amateur photographer!

Each photographer can submit up to 3 digital photographs (limit one per category).

Prizes:

“Favorites” – gift cards from local vendors

Viewer’s Choice – digital camera with high zoom features

Winning photographs will be displayed in the Cleveland State Library

Categories:

Americana – Photographs depicting the history, culture, folklore, or heritage of the United States.

Beyond our Borders – Photographs representing the history, culture, folklore, or heritage of the other countries.

People to People – Photographs depicting the lives of people within a culture, through daily activities, interaction with others, cultural practices, etc.

Special Categories:

Budding Artists –For photographers who are 17 years old or younger. Photographs depicting history, folklore, or heritage from any culture.  Can submit up to 3 photos, but can only win a maximum of one prize.

Faculty and Staff – For Faculty and Staff of Cleveland State. Photographs depicting history, folklore, or heritage from any culture. May submit up to 3 photographs, but can only win a maximum of one prize. Will not be eligible for the Viewer’s Choice Award.

How to Enter:

It’s easy. Submit all entries in jpeg format via email to rtedesco@clevelandstatecc.edu with the subject “Photo Contest.” One entry per email please.

Include in your email:

Photographers name, phone number, email address, and age (if under 17 years old)

Name and/or description of the photograph,category wishing to be entered, location of the photograph, date (approximation okay) photograph was taken

Entry Deadline:

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Judging:

All entries will be displayed at the CSCC Multicultural Fair on April 6, 2013. Fair attendees will serve as judges.

All entries will also be posted on this blog site for viewing, however comments will not serve as official votes.

Winners will be announced at the fair. If contestants are not present to receive their prizes, they will be contacted and given a deadline to collect their award.

*Fair Committee Members reserve the right to turn down any entry based on inappropriate content. If entry is not accepted, contestant will be notified and given the option to submit a different photograph.

**By submitting a photograph, you are guaranteeing that the photo is your own and not the work of another photographer.

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