Mount Holly Community Garden Photo Contest 2016


  • There is no cost to enter or to win. This contest is open to U.S. residents, ages 5 and up. This contest is void where prohibited by law.

  • This contest is sponsored by the Mount Holly Community Garden (MHCG). MHCG reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the contest if necessary for any reason, including without limitation technical reasons such as computer viruses, bugs, tampering or any other technical failures.

  • The contest is open to amateurs and professionals. Board members of MHCG are prohibited from entering this contest.

  • Entries must be submitted by midnight, November 30, 2016.

  • MHCG assumes no liability for lost, late, illegible, incomplete, or misdirected entries or for any problem with internet connection or technical problems that might hinder the ability of any person to enter the contest.

  • Photographs must be taken on site and within the Mount Holly Community Garden. Photographs not taken on site will be ineligible.

  • Winners will be determined by a panel of community judges that includes MHCG board members

  • Winning photos and will be shown at a public viewing and awards ceremony.

  • Photos and will be judged in the following categories: Kids, Teens and Adults. Each age group will have one winner in each category of the following:  1. Insects/Animals, 2. Special Events, 3. People, 4. Plants, 5. Funny Vegetables and 6. Sky/Weather

  • Photographic entries can be color or black and white. Photos should be submitted in JPEG format to the following link:   Entries may also be mailed in an 8x10 printed format to the Mount Holly Community Garden, 142 Oakland St, Mount Holly, NC 28120.  Please include the photographer’s name, phone number and email address on the back of the photo, in addition to a completed submission form (click HERE for the downloadable form).

  • If photographs contain people, the people shown must sign a model release form (click HERE for the downloadable form).

  • Submitters retain copyright of their photographs. By entering this contest, you agree to allow the submitted photograph, along with your name and any caption MHCG deems necessary to be publically displayed royalty-free at the MHCG and posted on-line at the MHCG website and social media accounts at the MHCG’s discretion. Your work will be credited to you as the creator of the work. MHCG agrees not to put up for sale copies of the work and to refer all inquiries about purchase to you, the submitter

  • Photographs will not be returned unless you include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your submission, or you arrange to pick-up your submission in advance. Photographs that are not retrieved within 6 months will be donated to charity or destroyed.

  • No more than one photo per category may be submitted by one individual.


Contest Rules and Entry Forms