April 29, 2014

#kidszoofun Photo Contest Official Rules

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo (FWCZ) #kidszoofun Photo Contest Official Rules:

The contest submission period runs from May 1, 2014 at 9:00am through May 29, 2014 at 5:00pm.  No new entries will be accepted after the end date/time.  FWCZ’s #kidszoofun will run as a weekly contest with a total of four (4) winning photographs.  Each weekly submission period ends on a Thursday at 5:00pm and the winner will be announced on the subsequent Monday.  Prizes will be announced each week and are subject to change based on availability.  There will be one (1) winner and one (1) prize each week.

Photographs must be submitted digitally in .jpeg format in a size that can be displayed on Facebook.  Entries must be submitted via one of two social media platforms:  Facebook or Twitter.  Facebook entries must be posted to the FWCZ’s timeline and include the hashtag #kidszoofun in the comments section.  Twitter entries must tag @fwkidszoo and include the hashtag #kidszoofun within the tweet.  Participants are limited to one entry per week per social media identity. UPDATE: If an entrant exceeds the maximum number of entries during a weekly period, the FWCZ may count additional entries as eligible for future weeks. (updated 5/12/14)

Professional photographer status does not disqualify an entrant and persons of all ages are welcome to submit a weekly entry.

Photographs must have been taken at the FWCZ any time from 1965–2014.  FWCZ Volunteers are eligible to enter the #kidszoofun photo contest, but all submissions must be from public areas at the FWCZ.  Judges will give preference to photos that depict a fun experience at the zoo.

All submissions become the property of the FWCZ and may be used in future publications and/or promotions.