Symmes Township, Ohio – The contest will be held from October 1 through October 31. Prizes will be awarded to the first, second, and third place winners for adults 18 years and older. An Honorable Mention will be awarded to a youth under 18 years old. A panel of judges will review the entries and select the winners which will be announced in November. The decisions of the judges are final.

Who may enter:
Contestants must be amateur photographers and not associated with Symmes Township.

What to enter:
Participants should select images that best depict Symmes Township’s beautiful environment, active people, and vibrant community life. This includes but is not limited to parks, wildlife, streetscapes, landmarks, children or dogs at play or sports activities. Photos taken of locations not within Symmes Township will be disqualified as well as low-resolution images that cannot be well reproduced in printed materials. For best results, please be sure to set your camera or smartphone settings at the highest possible resolution. Any contestant who submits photos of people or property must have written consent from that person or property owner.

How to enter:
Contestants should submit high-resolution
digital photographs in a .jpeg or .gif format via email to lfelter@symmestownship.org. Each submission will require the following: Name, address, telephone number, valid email, location of photo, and age of participant if under 18 years old. Participants may submit up to three (3) photos each. Symmes Township reserves the right to publish any submitted photo with any Symmes Township materials (including print and electronic) or give to members of the media (including, but not limited to, newspapers, internet, television, and magazines) at any time. Photo credit will be applied where applicable but cannot be guaranteed.

Prizes:
• First place – $100 gift card of their choice
• Second place – $50 gift card of their choice
• Third place – $25 gift card of their choice
• Honorable Mention (Youth) – $25 gift card of their choice

By accepting a prize, winners agree to the use of the winning photograph for advertising or promotional purposes by Symmes Township.

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