2024 ACC National Photo Contest

Calling all members!

Submit your favourite outdoor photos for a chance to have your image published and win some great prizes from The North Face.

We’re on the lookout for images that capture the ACC spirit: photos that portray the beauty of the spaces where we play and the passion that our members have for these environments. 

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Official Rules

1. SPONSOR, TERM AND ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER

1.1    The 2024 ACC Photo Contest offered is sponsored by The Alpine Club of Canada and The North Face (the Sponsors) and is open to all members of the ACC.

1.2    This contest will end at midnight on June 1, 2024 (MDT). Entries become the property of The Alpine Club of Canada.

1.3    No purchase is necessary or required to enter and to win, other than being a member of the ACC.

2. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

2.1    Participants may submit up to 20 photos and provide a brief description (describing subject matter where & when was it taken, etc.). Digital photo requirements: a jpeg file with a resolution of not less than 300 dpi at a minimum size of 8.5 x 11 inches (2550 pixels x 3300 pixels, or greater). Jpeg file should not exceed 20 MB. Photos not meeting these requirements may be excluded from the contest.

2.2   Submissions should not include copyright-protected material by third parties unless permission has been granted.

2.3  Entries to the contest must be made by submitting through the form at the link above before the contest closing date of June 1, 2024.

3. JUDGING AND PRIZE AWARDING

3.1  By June 15, 2023, at The Alpine Club of Canada office in Canmore, winning photos will be selected from among all entries received by an internal panel of judges and awarded one (1) of the following prizes:  

1. TNF Assault 3 FUTURELIGHT tent 

2. TNF Wasatch 0/-18 bag

3. TNF Cobra 65 pack

4. TNF Wawona blankets and an ACC swag prize pack.

Winning photos will appear in the summer issue of the ACC Gazette, and on ACC social media feeds.

Judging will be based on criteria such as photo composition, originality and how well the submission reflects the spirit of the ACC. Decisions of the judges are final.

3.2   The prizes are non-transferable, and must be accepted as awarded. The prizes are guaranteed to be awarded. By entering the contest, entrants agree to abide by these rules, and the decisions of The Alpine Club of Canada are final on all matters regarding this contest. The winners will be notified by email, shortly after they have been identified as winning entries. If a prize is unclaimed the next eligible person will qualify to win it.

3.2   Shipping is available for Canadian addresses only.

4. CONDITIONS

By entering, the entrants warrant and represent the following with respect to their submission: (a) entrant is the sole and exclusive owner of the submission and its copyright; (b) photo was taken by the entrant and (c) the submission will not infringe on any rights of any third parties.

By submitting an entry, entrants acknowledge and agree that all submissions will be added to the ACC’s photo library and as such may be reproduced and published (without notice or compensation, but with credit) by The Alpine Club of Canada, any electronic media and any printed material such as books, catalogues published by the ACC and affiliates, as well that an agreement has been secured from a third party copyright holder of the submission.

Submissions may be cut, reformatted, rearranged, combined with other materials and/or otherwise modified. Participation in the contest and acceptance of prize constitute the winner’s permission (or that of the copyright holder) for The Alpine Club of Canada to use their names, photographs, biographical information, and/or any statements made by each winner regarding the contest without notice or additional compensation.

The Alpine Club of Canada reserves the right to refuse submissions deemed inappropriate or offensive in any way.

 

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