The 49th Parallel Grocery Photo Contest begins January 7, 2021, and the cutoff date for submission will be February 25, 2021. By submitting an entry, each contestant agrees to the rules of the contest and states that they are 19 years old or older.
Individuals affiliated with the 49th Parallel grocery, including employees, and their immediate families (children, parents, siblings and spouses) and others living in their households are not eligible to enter. 49th Parallel Grocery will determine winners’ eligibility in its sole discretion.
The 49th Parallel Grocery photo contest entries should be of the natural world, locales, landmarks, landscapes or geological features that are recognizable and/or evoke the feeling of living on and around the mid-island of Vancouver Island.
Please submit photographs and requested information online through our website: the49th.com or the49th Facebook page. You may submit up to a Maximum of 5 photos.
All photographs must be submitted in .jpeg, .jpg, .tiff, .png, or .pdf, no larger than 10 MB. You must complete a separate form for each photo submitted. Digital photographs should be submitted at the highest resolution possible.
The 49th Parallel Grocery will select 20 finalist photos. The chosen photos will appear on our website and/or various social media previous to the final selection of the 8 winning photographs.
Each winning photographer will receive a fifty dollar 49th Parallel Grocery gift card and their photo will be used as part of a photo montage on 49th Parallel Grocery’s reusable bag. Each photographer has the choice of having their photo printed on the reusable bag and displayed with or without their name in the corner of the photo.
By submitting a photo to the contest, the entrant hereby grants 49th Parallel Grocery the right to use photos submitted to the contest. 49th Parallel Grocery will have rights to use images digitally to (a) further expand on the print edition; (b) promote 49th Parallel Grocery; and (c) promote 49th Parallel Grocery via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media outlets. By uploading a photo to the contest, entrants agree that any such reproduction, publication or distribution may be the work alone and not in conjunction with the works with which it is first published by 49th Parallel Grocery. 49th Parallel Grocery reserves the non-exclusive right to publish any entry and/or use any entry in its material during or after the Contest without further compensation to the entrants. For 49th Parallel Grocery, promotional material shall include without limitation any print or electronic advertising or marketing material such as posters, online images, newspaper ads, television ads, e-mails, social media content or printed bags.