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2020 Pet Photo Calendar Contest

Welcome to the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society 2020 Photo Contest! The contest is a meaningful way to celebrate your pet while supporting SFAHS. 100% of the proceeds will be used to help our pets in need. Show off your adorable pet while helping the shelter pets awaiting their forever homes at SFAHS. Don't forget to encourage your friends and family to vote for your pet's photo. The top photos with the most votes will receive great prizes! And, with our Judge's Choice category, every entry has a chance to win!

Contact us at bethanyb@sfhumanesociety.com for any questions!


Grand Prize (Top Vote-getter):
Your beloved pet will be part of a specially arranged mini photo shoot* by Bethany Melvin Photography (see samples below) where the pet will be featured on the CALENDAR COVER of SFAHS 2020 calendar. Your pet's photo will also be featured on the month of your choice within the SFAHS 2020 Calendar.


2nd Through 11th Place Prizes (10 Winners):
The 2nd through 11th photos with the most votes will have their pet will be part of a specially arranged mini photo shoot* by Bethany Melvin Photography (see samples below) where the pet will be featured as the main photo in one month of the calendar.


Judges Choice (1 Winner):
One entry, independent of vote count, will be chosen by our judges for inclusion in the calendar. This winner will be part of a specially arranged mini photo shoot* by Bethany Melvin Photography (see samples below) where the pet will be featured as the main photo in one month of the calendar. Every entry has a chance at winning!

*Photo shoots are to be scheduled August 5th - September 30th (preferably between 7:30am-11am). If you are not available during those times or cannot make other arrangements with Bethany at bethanyb@sfhumanesociety.com. If you cannot come in for a photo, we will use the photo you provided or ask you to provide another suitable photo. The final photos and month assignments (except for the Top Winner) in the calendar will be chosen by th photographer and SFAHS. Mini Photo Sessions will last 5-10 minutes and will take place outdoors, except for cats. No props or costumes will be provided. You must be in the Sioux Falls Area, or willing to travel to Sioux Falls for the photos, at no expense to the SFAHS. You will receive (1) digital copy of the photo that appears in the calendar. No other photos are guaranteed or promised.  1 pet per entry preferred. We cannot guarantee placement in the calendar should you enter a pet that is over the rainbow bridge, due to not being able to fulfill the photo session portrait. We cannot guarantee all pets will be featured in the final month photo if you win, especially if they are different species (ex. cat and a dog). 


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Reserve an Empty Spot in the Calendar to Honor Your Pet!
Honor a pet's memory or other hallmark when you reserve an empty block for their photo. Just choose one favorite photo and donate! First come, first served. Each grid space is $15.



Want to Pre-order Your Calendar(s)?
Please consider pre-ordering a calendar. This will help SFAHS purchase the right amount of calendars so we don't waste valuable funds on extra stock.

Calendar Pre-order »

Leaderboard

1st
Tilly
450 Votes
2nd
Sadie
410 Votes
3rd
Emmy
289 Votes
4th
Skoot
265 Votes
5th
Bones, ruby, Oberyn
253 Votes
6th
Maggie
243 Votes
7th
Sir George Oliver
240 Votes
8th
Ruby
240 Votes
9th
Lizzy & Kita
238 Votes
10th
Chrissy
220 Votes
11th
Skye
185 Votes


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