2021 Calendar Photo Contest
7 WINNERS WILL RECEIVE A FULL PAGE FEATURE IN OUR BEAUTIFUL, FULL-COLOR, PROFESSIONALLY PRINTED 12X12-INCH WALL CALENDAR, PLUS A FREE COPY OF THE CALENDAR!
ALL ACCEPTED ENTRIES WILL BE FEATURED IN A PHOTO COLLAGE INSIDE THE CALENDAR, SO EVERYBODY WINS!
HOW TO ENTER: First, read the contest rules and submission requirements. Each entry (per photo) is $10. Email a high-resolution photo of your adopted or rescued pet (.jpg format only) to email@example.com, and include a screenshot or receipt for your $10 donation to Angels of Animals Inc. (see below for donation links, or mail a check to Angels of Animals Inc., Attn: Photo Contest, PO Box 534, Clifton NJ 07012 and write your pet’s name in the memo).
PLEASE READ THE CONTEST RULES AND SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS BEFORE YOU ENTER!
• JPG image files only, please. • No humans in your photo, please – animals only.• You may have multiple animals in your photo, so gather your pack or pride and snap a family pic!• All submissions must be of pets who have been ADOPTED FROM A NON-PROFIT SHELTER OR RESCUE or RESCUED FROM THE STREETS. All rescued pets are eligible, not just those adopted from AoA! No breeder, puppy mill, or pet store pets, please. This is a rescue calendar featuring rescued pets only!• All domestic animals that live inside your home are welcome, as long as you adopted them, so send us those cat, dog, guinea pig, lizard, bunny, and bird photos! We may be “mostly cats” but we love ALL ANIMALS, so show us your rescued pets!• Please provide the following: Photo (as a .jpg attachment), screenshot or receipt of your donation (or let us know to look for a check), your pet’s name, age, and where/when they were rescued or adopted from, plus your name. (Example: Cookiepuss, Age 6 months, adopted from Angels of Animals Inc., 2015, submitted by Bill Smith). Don’t forget to attach your photo and donation receipt! Email your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org.• To donate your entry fee(s), visit us on Paypal by clicking the “Donate through Paypal” button below, make a donation of $10 per photo, then send us a screenshot or forward the email that you receive confirming your donation. Or, donate through our Facebook page @angelsofanimalsinc by clicking the “Donate through Facebook” button below, and send us a screenshot or copy of the email confirming your donation. Or, mail us a check (see above for instructions).• $10 entry fee per photo. For multiple photos of the same pet, we will choose our favorite image for the collage of all entries. Enter as many photos as you like!
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:• Photos will be judged by image quality, creativity, cuteness, and composition by a professional commercial photographer and our calendar committee.• We are looking for sharp, in-focus, high quality images. The calendar is square, so keep in mind that we may need to crop your image for publication. (Please leave the cropping to us.)• We are looking for awesome photos! Set the stage, consider a theme or a fun backdrop, or just choose a drop-dead-gorgeous or funny and cute photo of your pet or pets!• By submitting, you certify that you own the rights to any photos entered, and grant Angels of Animals Inc. permission to publish your image both in the calendar, and in promotional materials related to the sale of the calendar (website, newsletter, social media, etc.)• Photos with excessive background clutter (no dirty carpets, messy rooms, or unmade beds, please, lol), offensive or violent imagery, or political content will be disqualified. We reserve the right to disqualify any image that does not meet our publication standards. Entry donations are not refundable.• All entries must be submitted no later than Sunday, September 27th to be considered. Late entries will not be accepted.• We will notify winners by October 5.• The sale site for our calendar will go live around October 20th for direct orders, which will be shipped to you by the company in early December. Calendars will be here in time for the holidays, and make a perfect gift for every animal lover in your life!• If you have questions or need technical assistance with your submission, please email email@example.com. MAKE YOUR ENTRY DONATIONS USING THE PAYPAL AND FACEBOOK LINKS BELOW! DON'T FORGET TO SAVE A COPY OR SCREENSHOT OF YOUR CONFIRMATION EMAIL TO SEND WITH YOUR SUBMISSION!