Guide Dogs for the Blind invites you to enter our Puparazzi Photo Calendar Contest! This is not your typical photography contest! We’re excited to be partnering with GoGo to offer an online, interactive voting platform that not only lets you be actively involved in your photo submission’s chance of winning a spot in GDB’s 2018 calendar, but helps raise funds for GDB’s mission as well. Here’s how it works:
- There are five different categories for photo submissions:
You can submit multiple digital photos to the contest according to the contest rules below. Our website will be open for submissions between Friday April 7, 2017 at 12:00:00 am through Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 11:59:59 pm.Voting by donation begins on Friday April 7, 2017 at 12:00:00 am through Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 11:59:59 pm. It costs $1 to vote, and there’s no limit on how many times people can vote. The voting proceeds are all tax-deductible donations to Guide Dogs for the Blind. All votes must be paid for online via the contest’s secure checkout system; you will receive a tax receipt by email when your transaction is complete.You'll want to spread the word about the contest to friends, family, coworkers and anyone you can think of and ask them to support your entry by voting for your dog’s picture. We will make it easy for you to get the word out, so when the contest begins you will able to link your entry in the voting gallery directly to your Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, email accounts and more. It’s up to you to spread the word, encourage people to vote by donation, and make sure your photo wins its category - all while supporting Guide Dogs for the Blind.The top vote getters (e.g., the first place winner) in categories 1-4 will be featured in GDB’s 2018 wall calendar. The top vote getters in all categories will receive ten copies of the 2018 GDB calendar. There will also be an overall winner, who will receive a $100 credit at the GDB store.
- Guide Dog Puppies (guide dog puppies wearing their current GDB puppy coats)
- Working Guide Dogs (GDB guide dogs in harness)
- GDB Breeder Dogs (ideally wearing their GDB breeder scarves)
- GDB Career Change Dogs
- Pet Pooches (any pet dogs of any breed – just great dog photos!)