Official Contest Rules
Photo Eligibility – This contest is open September 1 – November 1 to all ages and skill levels. Photos must be taken in the Railyard Park + Plaza within the past year.
Photos can be entered into one of four categories
- Youth (For photographers aged 18 and under)
Copyright – Entries must be submitted by the original photographer. You must be the sole owner of images you submit, and a submission to the photo contest acts as a guarantee that you are the sole author of the photo.
Number of Entries – Individuals may submit up to 3 photographs in any of the categories above. The submission fee, which acts a donation to the Railyard Park Conservancy, is applicable to each submission.
Entry Fees – Once you submit your photo in our online submission form, you will be redirected to PayPal to pay the $5.00 submission fee.
Use Rights – Photographers retain the copyright to their work. By entering the Railyard Park Photo Contest, participants agree to allow the Railyard Park Conservancy to use your photograph on their website and for marketing material, with credit given to the artist.
Judging – Entries will be judged by the Railyard Art Project Committee, a group of artists and arts educators who oversee the public art in the Railyard Park + Plaza.
Winners – Judges will select first, second and third place winners for each of the above categories and an overall winner. All winning photographs will receive one of our prize packages.
Prizes – Prize packages will consist of gift cards to local restaurants and businesses, outdoor gear, and art supplies. Prize packages are valued at hundreds of dollars each. (more info TBA)
Awards and Unveiling Party – All participants will be invited to an awards party to be held after the contest ends, where winners will be announced and prize packages will be handed out. Food and refreshments will be served. (details TBA)
How to Enter – A submission form can be found here, and on the bottom of this page. Once you submit your form, you will be redirected to PayPal, where you can pay the $5.00 entry fee.
Best of luck!