23rd Annual AMC Photo Contest

July 6, 2017
AMC Photo Contest
Tony NgJudges selected Tony Ng’s “Ice Chrysanthemum” as the grand prize winner in the 22nd annual AMC Photo Contest.

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One grand-prize winner, selected by a panel of professional photographers, will receive a free stay at an AMC full-service lodge. The first-place winner in each category, chosen by the judges, and the People’s Choice winner will receive outdoor gear prizes donated by Deuter, ENO, Forty Below, LEKI, and LifeStraw.

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  1. Eligibility: Open to all current AMC members except contest judges and AMC employees. Grand prize, first-place, and People’s Choice winners from the previous year are not eligible for the current contest.
  2. By entering a photo in the contest, you grant AMC nonexclusive, royalty-free rights for unlimited reproduction in AMC print and electronic publications and promotional materials for an unlimited period of time. We will provide photo credit if we publish your image.
  3. You may submit up to three entries in each category (12 images total). A maximum of one photograph per entrant per category can be selected by the judges. One of your entries may also be designated for the People’s Choice contest (grand-prize and category winners will not be eligible). AMC reserves the right to move entries from one category to another.
  4. Be prepared to provide AMC with the written consent of anyone who appears in a photograph.
  5. Photos must depict the Northeastern or Mid-Atlantic United States or, if from outside the region, must have been taken on an AMC Adventure Travel or other AMC-sponsored trip.
  6. All photographs must have been taken between October 1, 2016, and August 14, 2017.
  7. All entries will be displayed on AMC’s website once they have been reviewed and approved.
  8. All entries must be received by 11:59 a.m. (EST) Monday, August 14, 2017.
  9. Decisions of the judges are final. Winners will be notified by November 2017.
  10. The winning photos will be published in a 2018 issue of AMC Outdoorsand on outdoors.org.

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