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ROCK AND ICE PHOTO CAMP CONTEST


Win a FREE spot in our exclusive climbing photo camp, valued at $1,599! For information on the photo camp, click here.

If you have climbing photos, you can enter.


HOW IT WORKS

1. Post no more than 10 of your best photos.

2. Photos should be “saved for web” and no larger than 1,000 pixels wide or tall. Smaller is OK, but if you want your shots to look their best, we recommend you size them around 1,000 pixels in either dimension.
3. Include a short caption for each photo in the photo caption box. Caption information should include the climber’s name, climb name and grade, and location.

HOW YOU CAN WIN: The editorial board of Rock and Ice will evaluate the photos and select the winner based on quality and creativity.


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS May 1, 2014

WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON ROCKANDICE.COM ON May 5, 2014.

 IF YOU HAVE PAID A DEPOSIT AND REGISTERED FOR THE PHOTO CAMP AND WIN THE CONTEST, YOUR TUITION WILL BE REFUNDED.


RULES
1. You may only submit photos that you have taken and own.
2. Professional photographers may not enter.
3. There is no cash value for the prize.
4. Winner must respond to winning announcement (emailed to the winner) within 7 days, or forfeit the prize.
5. Winner is responsible for paying any applicable taxes on the prize.
6. No purchase necessary to enter.
7. Winner is responsible for their transportation to and from the photo camp.

8. Rock and Ice and rockandice.com has the right to publish your photos in any form, for any use whatsoever, including for editorial and promotional purposes, for no compensation. Entering the Photo Camp contest will also enter you in Rock and Ice’s Everyman’s Exposed contest.

9. Contest rules are subject to change without notice.

10. Obscene photos, or photos of illegal activities are not allowed and disqualify you from the contest.

Submit Your Photos >>     View Contest Gallery

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