Archive for February 1st, 2013

Enter the Chicago Chicken Enthusiasts Photography Contest

Enter an original photograph or digital art work to win a $10 gift card from Belmont Feed and Seed and the opportunity to have your photo or art featured on the cover of a 2013 Chicago Chicken Enthusiasts Resource Guide!
The Chicago Chicken Enthusiasts is sponsoring a contest to find the best photographs or original artwork to be featured on the cover of its upcoming 2013 Chicago Chickens resource guide.  The theme for the contest is “Chickens in Chicago”.

Anyone can enter. Join the Chicago Chicken Enthusiasts Google Group and post a photograph or digital image of an original work of art as a reply to the thread “[chickens] Official CCE Photo/Art Contest.” The image should be high resolution and suitable for printing.

Judging will be done by a committee of CCE volunteers in February of 2013.  Images of excellent quality that depict the theme of the contest will be given the best score.  Popularity among CCE forum participants will also be taken into consideration.  The winner will be announced on this forum and the prize will be mailed to the winner after judging is complete.
The Resource Guide will serve as a OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAdescription of raising chickens and other poultry in the city, as part of our outreach to policy makers and the wider public. It is anticipated that this booklet will be published in May of 2013.  Stay tuned for updates!
Fine Print: By entering this contest by submitting an image (photograph or digital artwork), you agree to the following terms and conditions.  You acknowledge that you are the creator of the image you submit and that you have not submitted a copyrighted image.  You give your permission for the Chicago Chicken Enthusiasts (CCE), and any successor organization, the right to use the image you submit for any educational, promotional or public relations purpose.  You also give CCE your permission to crop or make other minor alterations to your image in its publications or website.  Obscene or inappropriate submissions will be removed from the forum and disqualified from the contest at the sole discretion of the contest judges.  Non-winning images may also be used by CCE for the purposed listed above.  Please enjoy participation in this contest responsibly. CCE will do its best to give credit to the creator of the image in its publications and website, though failure to do so shall not be considered a material breach of these terms and conditions.  Photo contest judges and CCE forum administrators are ineligible for participation in the contest.