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Photography Contest

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Southampton Township invites you to submit your most interesting and stunning images of our Township for display in our Offices and on our websites.



Contest ends: March 31st, 2017


Photo Eligibility
This contest is only open to Southampton Township/Franklin County residents. All photos must have been taken in Southampton Township/Franklin County recently.


Entries must be submitted by the original photographer. Do not submit a photo taken by someone other than you. Your submission of the photo and entry form is your guarantee that you are the author of the photo.


Photo Subject Restrictions
Photos must be appropriate for posting on a public website and township office building. Obscene, provocative or otherwise questionable content will not be considered. Southampton Township retains sole discretion as to what constitutes inappropriate content.


Ownership/Use Rights
Photographers retain the copyright to their photographs. By entering the contest, photographers agree that Southampton Township may display winning photos on their website and in the Township Office Building credited to the photographer named in the entry form. Entries (including non-winning entries) may be selected for display or use in other Southampton Township web pages and future publications without any fee or other form of compensation. Entries will never be used by Southampton Township in any manner for sale. In the event that ownership of any photograph submitted to the Southampton Township is contested in any manner, Southampton Township retains the discretion to disqualify that photograph and discontinue use of the photograph.


How to Enter
Digital photos are submitted using the online entry form found at and clicking on the “Photography Contest” link. If you are submitting multiple entries, a form must be submitted for each entry.  If technical difficulty is experienced using the webpage form, you may attach a copy of the photograph to an email including your name, phone number and email address to .


 Submitting Digital Images
Digital images must be submitted in a JPG high quality format. Images submitted that are smaller than 600 by 400 pixels may be rejected.  Please contact us if you have questions about image type, size or quality. The Township will grant artistic license to digitally enhance and/or edit the photograph.


Entries will be judged on the basis of creativity, photographic quality, and effectiveness in conveying the beauty and/or character of Southampton Township. A Southampton Township panel will judge the entries. Entries that fail to comply with the Official Contest Rules will be disqualified.


A team from Southampton Township will select five winning photos. Winners will receive $25 gift certificates. Winners will be notified by email using the information on the entry form. Winning photographs, along with the photographer’s name and information about the photo will be displayed at the Southampton Township Office Building.


Additional Terms and Conditions
Southampton Township is not responsible for computer system, hardware, software, or program malfunctions or other errors, failures, or delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Furthermore, Southampton Township is not responsible for: (i) lost, misdirected, misplaced, illegible, unintelligible, incomplete, or late entries or (ii) any act, failure to act, or delay regarding the transmitting or processing of entries. Southampton Township reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend all or any portion of this contest without notice if factors beyond Southampton Township’s control, including technical difficulties, disrupt or corrupt the fair or secure administration or operation of the contest. Void where prohibited. Southampton Township is entitled to interpret these rules as needed and its decisions are final. Southampton Township reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that Southampton Township has reason to believe is not the original work of entrant, or does not otherwise meet the contest rules. If a winner is disqualified or determined to be ineligible, an alternate winner will be selected using the same judging process/criteria described above. Alternate winners are subject to all requirements set forth in these Official Rules.

By participating in the contest, you agree to release and hold harmless Southampton Township and its employees from any and all damages, injuries, claims, causes of actions, or losses of any kind resulting from your participation in this contest, including infringement of intellectual property rights. Southampton Township and its employees assume no responsibility or liability for any damages, injuries, claims, causes of actions, or losses of any kind arising in whole or in part from this contest.

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