How much does it cost to enter?
The entry fee is $10 per photo.
How many photos may I enter?
You may enter as many (or as few dogs) as you want - there is no limit.
Do I have to create an account to enter the contest?
Yes, that is the only way to enter the contest. Your account allows you to see which photos you entered, pet days reserved, calendars purchased, vote balance and history.
Does it cost any money to vote?
Votes are $1 donation each, with a minimum donation of $5 for five votes.
Do I have to create an account to vote?
No, you don't have to create an account to vote. However, if you would like to cast votes for multiple entries, we recommend creating an account so you can purchase votes in advance to be stored in your voting bank until you are ready to use them.
How can I vote for more than one entry without having to check out each time I vote?
You will have to log in or create an account to purchase your votes in advance to be stored in your bank where you can award those votes to as many (or as few pets) as desired - no minimum of votes per pet, just a $5 minimum purchase. By purchasing votes in advance, you can give one pet 3 votes and another 2 votes or you could give 5 pets 1 vote each!
Can I vote by mail?
Of course - Mail-in votes must be received by 5:00 p.m. EDT on October 2, 2020 at the address listed below. To make sure a vote is credited to the correct photo, voters must identify the name of the dog, matching it exactly to the name on the website. Make checks payable to Tampa Bay Beagle Rescue.
Tampa Bay Beagle Rescue Calendar Contest
Attn: Maria Warden
7901 Lockwood Ridge Road
Sarasota, FL 34243-5073
Who gets on one of the calendar pages?
The thirteen (13) dogs (one cover and 12 months) with the most votes on October 4, 2020 at 10:00:00 pm EDT will win the opportunity to be featured in the 2021 Tampa Bay Beagle Rescue Calendar.
What are the Photo Image Requirements for the Calendar contest?
Photos need to horizontal with recommended size of 1280x720 (16:9 ratio) at a 300 dpi.
Can my photo be horizontal (landscape) or vertical (portrait)?
Only horizontal photos are accepted.
Does my pet have to be a beagle to be in the calendar?
To enter the contest, the pet must be a beagle or beagle mix. If the dog was adopted from TBBR, but not a beagle or beagle mix, they can still enter. However, other dog breeds and companion pets can purchase a Pet Day as any animal can participate.
Does my beagle have to be adopted from Tampa Bay Beagle Rescue to enter the calendar contest?
No, they do not need to have been adopted from us in order to enter. However, you can purchase pet days for all your other dog breeds and companion pets, as we welcome their participation.
I adopted my dog from TBBR, but they aren't a beagle or beagle mix. Can I still enter them into the contest?
Yes - if your dog is not a beagle or beagle mix but was adopted from Tampa Bay Beagle Rescue, they are eligible to enter to win one of the 13 calendar spots. Please indicate in your entry that they are a TBBR alumnus.