Welcome to the Beaver County Humane Society's (BCHS) online pet photo contest! This is your chance to show off your favorite feathered, furry, or four-legged friend to family and friends everywhere - all while helping homeless animals in our community. Photo entry fee is $10.00
, and you can enter as many photos as you like.
Complete the online entry form and submit your photo in a JPEG, JPG, PNG, or GIF format. (JPEG/JPG is the preferred form.) Photo size must be at least 11' x 8.5' and 300 dpi in order to minimize photo distortion online and in the printed calendar. All submitted photos are subject to review by the BCHS.
Read the complete rules here
After you've uploaded a photo, it's time to campaign!
Ask family, friends and co-workers to vote for your pet. Each vote is $1
, with a minimum purchase of 5 votes. Votes may be applied to one entry, or spread over several entries. (You also will have the opportunity to submit a donation when you upload your pet's picture, which also counts towards your pet's total votes). The 12 pet photos that receives the most votes at the contest's conclusion will be our Grand Prize Winners and will be displayed in our 2022 calendar!
The contest ends at midnight on Sunday, May 29, 2021
All proceeds from the contest will help the Beaver County Humane Society, which depends entirely on philanthropic support to care for the animals and run its programs. The shelter receives no financial operating support from donations made to any regional or national animal welfare organizations and is not directly funded through local, state or federal tax dollars. The official registration and financial information of the Beaver County Humane Society may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1 (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
The 12 pet photos that receives the most votes at the contest's conclusion will be our Grand Prize Winners and will be displayed in our 2022 calendar. The winners of the photo contest will be determined by the top 12 entrants that get the most votes.Photo size must be at least 11' x 8.5' and 300 dpi in order to minimize photo distortion online and in the printed calendar. BCHS determines the placement of the photos within the calendar.
The pet receiving the highest number of new votes on the 15th
of each month over the course of the three-month contest will win mini contest prizes.
- Each pet may only win a monthly mini contest once.
- Since each pet photo may only win once, then the pet photo receiving the second highest number of new votes on the 15th of that month will determine that month's winner.
- In the event of a tie, a random drawing will be held between the highest vote getters of the month to determine that month's winners.
- If there are no winner with the most new votes for that month, a random drawing will be held for all eligible pets.
Winners will be notified by email or phone.