Tips for Great Pet Photos
Tips for Great Pet Photos
Contest has ended.
EVERY PET IS A WINNER
Even if your pet doesn't win one of the top prizes, he or she will be included on the special
pages inside the calendar and you will receive one free copy of the calendar (to be picked up at the shelter).
THE GRAND PRIZE FOR YOU AND YOUR PET!
Prizes will be awarded based on fundraising totals. The Grand Prize will be awarded to the participant who places first in amount of votes received at the end of the contest. The grand prize winner will:
Be featured on the cover of the 2016 AWLA Calendar (which is sold in stores throughout Alexandria);
Receive a cover photo shoot and prints donated by
Shelley Castle Photography
. AWLA will select the cover of the calendar from among these photos. The winning photo that was submitted will be featured on the inside of the calendar along with a photo of his/her owners;
Receive a professional photo shoot and prints of his/her owner compliments of
Gena Roma Photography
Be recognized as the 2016 Alexandria Animal(s) of the Year and be invited to lead the 2016 Alexandria's Walk for Animals and to
participate in other events throughout 2016 to represent animals in the City. If the animal is unable to walk in the parade, the animal will be represented with his/her photo from the contest carried by his/her owner or AWLA volunteer at the head of the parade;
Be featured on
from the end of the contest to the beginning of 2016;
Receive 25 free copies of the calendar to give to his/her fans to be picked up by the winner.
Four winners, 2 through 5 in vote placement, will each be featured as a full page in the calendar. The highest winner will get first choice of month for their calendar page and the consecutive three will also have their choice in order of placement of votes received.
They will each be featured on AWLA's website during the month that they are featured in the calendar.
First prize winners will also receive 10 calendars each to be picked up or shipped by the winners.
Eight winners, 6 through 13 in vote placement, will have receive a half page photo in one of the months of the calendar (determined by AWLA).
They will each be featured on AWLA's website during the half month that they are featured in the calendar.
Second prize winners will also receive 5 calendars each to be picked up or shipped by the winners.
Sixteen winners,14- 30 in vote placement, will receive placement within one of the months of the calendar. Size will be determined based on space. Third prize winners will also receive 2 calendars each to be picked up or shipped by the winners.
: AWLA reserves the right to request a replacement photo in order to best represent the pet within the constraints of the prize they have won. For example, first prize winners may be asked to submit a photo with horizontal orientation, and second prize winners may be asked to submit a photo with vertical orientation. Additionally, if two photos of a similar theme both win first or second prize, preference will be given to the higher fundraiser. (New photo to be provided at the owner's expense)
Please note, the computer tabulation of online votes at times may have up to a 15 minute delay between when a gift is received/recorded and when it is reflected in the leaderboard. The contest will end at 12:00PM** EDT on September 17 and the amount listed on the board at that time will be the final results. We will be unable to refund votes submitted that are not listed in the final results or votes submitted after the deadline. Participants can check the website for final results and winners will be contacted on or about September 18, 2015.
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