Alpaca Blastoff Photo Contest 2016

THE CONTEST

Judge: Josh Bell

Completed Entry must be received by October 23, 2016 11:59 CDT

     

First thru third place images will be printed and displayed at the 2016 Alpaca Blastoff.

Alpacas of Oklahoma reserve the right to display the photos at the 2016 show or as advertisement for subsequent shows or Alpacas of Oklahoma events.

All appropriate credits will be displayed with the photos if and when used.

Your images will not be sold by Alpacas of Oklahoma. You retain the copyright to your photograph and the Sponsors may not sell your photo entry for a fee.

 

AWARDS

         $25 first place each  Adult division category and  $25 first place each Junior division category if 3 or more entries in category

         One $75 Judges Choice Adult Division and one $75 Judges Choice Junior Division.

         Ribbons will be awarded First thru Third place.

 

DIVISION: Adult and Junior will have the same categories

         Adult (18 and over)    $15 entry

         Junior (17 and under) $10 entry

 

CATEGORIES

         Alpacas and Friends

         Alpaca Close-ups

         Black and White

         Crias

         Farm Scene

         Humor

 

DEFINITION OF CATEGORES

         Alpacas and Friends: Photos of alpacas interacting with their friends.  Friends may be other alpacas, other 4-legged creatures, or even 2- legged creatures!

         Black and White:  Black and white photos of alpacas saved in the grayscale color space.

         Crias:  Photos of those loveable, huggable alpaca babies.

         Alpaca Close-ups:  Portraits of Alpacas.

         Farm Scene: Scenic photos of alpacas and where they live.

         Humor:  Photos of alpacas doing what makes us laugh.

 

JUDGING CRITERIA

         Focus: Distinctness or clarity of an image rendered by the camera.

         Depth of Field: Range of acceptably sharp focus in front of and behind the distance the lens is focused on.

 

 

TERMS, CONDITIONS AND AGREEMENT

THIRD PARTY RELEASES/LICENSES

Entrants authorize Alpacas of Oklahoma and/or Alpaca Blastoff to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the photograph entry, in any media now or hereafter in connection with the promotion of Alpacas of Oklahoma and/or Alpaca Blastoff.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

By participating, entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Alpacas of Oklahoma and/or Alpaca Blastoff, and each of their respective partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in this Contest or any Contest-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder.

Alpacas of Oklahoma and/or Alpaca Blastoff assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Contest entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms. Alpacas of Oklahoma and/or Alpaca Blastoff is not responsible for any problems with or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrants' or any other persons' computers related to or resulting from participation, uploading or downloading of any materials related to this Contest.