Hunting for the Best Shot - Moments in Conservation

INVITATIONAL WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION AND CONTEST

PURPOSE

The International Wildlife Museum is committed to wildlife conservation and this Invitational Photography Exhibition is designed to encourage photographers to capture a conservation message through photographs of live wildlife.

Conservation is the wise use of our natural resources, including wildlife. The International Wildlife Museum promotes science-based conservation
and sustainable use wildlife management.

ELIGIBILITY

The photo contest is open to legal residents of the United States. Employees of the International Wildlife Museum and Safari Club International/Foundation are not eligible to enter.

OFFICIAL RULES AND PROCEDURES

HOW TO ENTER

ENTRY PERIOD

The entry period of the photo contest begins on May 21, 2016 and ends on September 30, 2016. Entries submitted before or after the entry period will not be eligible.

JUDGING

POTENTIAL WINNER REQUIREMENTS

Potential winners may be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility, including proof of age, and liability/publicity release within 14 days. If a potential winner is a minor, his/her parent or legal guardian will be required to sign the documents on his/her behalf. If a potential winner fails to return these documents on time, an alternate potential winner may be selected in his/her place.

PRIZES

There will be one $100 prize awarded in each category (Amateur Youth Photographer, Amateur Young Adult Photographer, Amateur Adult Photographer, Professional Photographer, Digitally Altered/Photoshop category and People's Choice).

QUESTIONS

Questions about the contest can be emailed to amys@thewildlifemuseum.org

YOUR RIGHTS

Your photographs help the International Wildlife Museum spread the message of conservation and sustainable wildlife management. Thank you for helping to further our mission through your photography.

You will retain all rights to any photograph you submit -- including ownership if applicable.

If you submit a photograph to enter the Photo Contest, you grant the International Wildlife Museum a royalty-free, non-exclusive right during the Photo Contest to:

If your photograph is formally honored by the competition as a winner or an honorable mention, you grant the International Wildlife Museum a royalty-free, non-exclusive right, in perpetuity, to:

The International Wildlife Museum will give credit all photographs with the caption "Person's Name" when the full name is available.

RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

By entering, you agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, the International Wildlife Museum, Facebook, their respective parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (the "Released Parties") from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Photo Contest or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Photo Contest; (b) technical errors; (c) printing errors; (d) late or undelivered mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Photo Contest; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property. You waive the right to claim any attorneys fees and any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.