Fall Farm Crawl Photo Contest

ENTRY DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30TH @ 5:00PM

On September 25th come out to our third and final Farm Crawl of 2021! Enter your favourite photos from your Farm Crawl experience for a chance to win prizes and be highlighted on the Hamilton Farm Crawl website and social media! Lots to photograph throughout the day!

Submission Criteria
All photographs entered in the Contest must be taken at the participating Farm Crawl Farms and taken on September 25th, 2021 anytime between 10am and 4pm.

Prizes will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place.
1st Place: Farm Crawl Basket (value $60)
2nd Place: Family Pack 2022 Tickets (value $35)

How to Submit Your Photos
Please email your photos to farmcrawl@gmail.com - Include the subject line “Photo Competition Submission Farm Crawl 2021”, the entrant's full name, age, and a description of your photo to be eligible.

Rules and Regulations

General 

These Rules and Regulations are final on all matters relating to Farm Crawl Hamilton Photo Contest (the “Contest”). By applying, all entrants agree to be bound by these Rules and Regulations. 

Sponsor 

The sponsor (“Contest Sponsor”) of the Contest is Farm Crawl Hamilton (782 HWY 52, Lynden ON, L0R 1T0. Email: farmcrawl@gmail.com

Eligibility 

To be eligible to enter the Contest or win a prize, you must be a permanent resident of Canada*. Participants under the age of 18 must have written consent guardian approval to participate. All photographs entered in the Contest must be of the participating Farm Crawl Farms taken on September 25th, 2021 anytime between 10 am and 4 pm EST. Participation in the Contest constitutes Entrants’ full and unconditional agreement to abide by these Contest Rules and Regulations and the Contest Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. 

*Legal considerations require restricting the Contest to Canadian residents (our apologies to members residing outside the country.) 

Personal Information 

Personal Information collected from Entrants by the Contest Sponsor will be used by the Contest Sponsor or its affiliates to administer the Contest and in connection with the publication of winning photographs. Neither the Contest Sponsor nor its affiliates will share personal information relating to Entrants with any third parties, except as necessary for the administration of the Contest or as may be required by law. The Contest Sponsor will not attempt to contact the Entrant for any other purpose than to administer the Contest or as may be required by law unless they have opted-in to receive relevant communications from the Contest Sponsor. The Contest Sponsor respects the privacy of everyone who enters the contest.

 

Format of Photographs for Submission 

Entries can be submitted electronically by email (farmcrawl@gmail.com) Submissions made by email must include the subject line “Photo Competition Submission Farm Crawl 2021”, the entrant's full name, age, and a description of your photo to be eligible. Suggested themes include; Enjoying the Crawl, Creatures of the Crawl, and Plant life.

Content alteration of digital files is not acceptable; cropping of photos is permitted, tonal or colour corrections are acceptable, including black and white conversion. Winning entrants must be able to provide a high-resolution version of each photo that they submit (uncompressed TIFF or maximum quality JPEG, Grayscale, or Colour (RGB)).

 

Publication 

By submitting a photo to the contest, the entrant hereby grants Farm Crawl Hamilton the right to use photos submitted to the contest. Farm Crawl Hamilton will have rights to use images digitally to (a) further expand on the print edition; (b) promote Farm Crawl Hamilton and Participating Farms; and (c) promote Farm Crawl Hamilton via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr, and other social media outlets. By submitting a photo to the contest, the entrant also hereby grants to Farm Crawl Hamilton the non-exclusive, perpetual right and license to reproduce, publish and distribute, and to authorize the reproduction, publication, and distribution of the photos, in print, on microfilm and microfiche, and in all electronic forms and media now known or later developed, including, but not limited to, on CD-ROM, over the Internet. By uploading a photo to the contest, entrants agree that any such reproduction, publication, or distribution may be the work alone and not in conjunction with the works with which it is first published by Farm Crawl Hamilton. Farm Crawl Hamilton reserves the non-exclusive right to publish any entry and/or use any entry in its material during or after the Contest without further compensation to the entrants. For Farm Crawl Hamilton, promotional material shall include without limitation any print or electronic advertising or marketing material such as posters, online images, newspaper ads, television ads, e-mails, and social media content. Waiver forms/ model releases are the responsibility of the entrant and must be available in the event the photo is selected as a winning photograph.

 

Copyright Notice 

With regard to any photograph submitted to this Contest, the owner of the photo’s copyright retains all copyright. By uploading any photograph to the Contest, you grant (or warrant that the owner of such materials expressly grants) Farm Crawl Hamilton a worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, and non-exclusive right and license to use, copy, adapt, transmit, communicate, publicly display and perform, distribute and create compilations and derivate works or merchandise from any such submitted photograph to promote the Contest. You represent and warrant that you have the right to grant the license set out above. In the event copyright of any

photograph submitted by an eligible entrant belongs to a minor, permission to enter the photo in the Contest, reprint, publish, or otherwise reproduce the images, as described above, must have been obtained, in writing, from the child’s parent or guardian prior to entry of the photograph in the Contest. Proof of such permission must be provided to the Contest Sponsor immediately upon request. 

Deadlines 

The contest opens September, 25th 2021 at 10 am and closes at 4 pm ET on September 25th, 2021. All photographic entries must be uploaded by September 30th, 2021 at 5 pm ET. Winners will be announced by October 4th, 2021. 

 

Entries submitted through fraudulent means or in any way tampered with, incorrect, unclear, forged, mutilated, illegible, indecipherable, or mechanically reproduced may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsor and/or the judging panel (referenced below). 

All entries become the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned. The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for entries lost, late, misdirected, illegible, or delayed for any reason. 

Judging 

The winners will be selected by a panel of Farm Crawl Hamilton judges. 

All photographs submitted to the Contest will be reviewed by Farm Crawl Hamilton and the Contest winners will be selected by Farm Crawl Hamilton representatives. All decisions of the judging panel are final. 

Responsibility 

The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software or any e-mail, online or internet entry lost due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or property related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material in the promotion. 

Chances of Winning 

The chances of winning a prize will depend on the number of eligible photographs received and the evaluation of the photographs by the judging panel. 

 

Prizes

There will be a 1st and 2nd place prize.

1st Place: Farm Crawl Basket (value $60)

2nd Place: Family Pack 2022 Farm Crawl Tickets (value $35)

 

Winners will receive no compensation, credit, or prizing other than as disclosed in these Rules or otherwise provided at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsor. Prizes are not transferable; no prize substitutions or equivalents are permitted, except by the Contest Sponsor at its sole discretion. In all cases, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any of the Contest Prizes. 

Prize Conditions (all prizes) 

All prizes must be accepted as awarded and may not be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion, sold, redeemed for cash, combined with any other promotion, exchanged for a different prize.

 

By accepting a prize, the prize winner agrees to hold the Contest Sponsor, Farm Crawl Hamilton and their respective agencies, affiliates, parent(s), subsidiaries, agents, advertising and promotion agencies, and anyone else involved in the development, production, or handling of the Contest and their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns, harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of acceptance or use of a prize. 

Disputes 

By participating in the Contest, each Entrant agrees to be bound by these Contest Rules and Regulations. In the event of any disagreement as to whether a person is an Entrant, a potential winner, or a winner, or as to the qualification of any Entrant, potential winner or winner to, or the adequacy of any prize or any substitute prize, the decision of the Contest Sponsor will be final.