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ELIGIBILITY

Photographers, professional and non-professionals, from anywhere around the world, are invited to participate in CHILD PHOTO COMPETITIONS.

See our page OPEN COMPETITIONS to find our more about rules, judges, fees and prizes for each competition.

CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION is open to professional and amateur photographers, using traditional or digital methods.  We encourage emotionally strong images, new creative ideas and photographers with artistic eye.

Digital images and images made on film or wet plate are welcome, as well as digitally manipulated images.

Employees of  CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION are not allowed to enter. Judges are not permitted to enter into any competition in which they are a member of the judging panel, but judges are welcome to participate in other competitions in which they have no direct involvement.

CHILD PHOTO COMPETITIONS are not valid in any countries, states or provinces where rules translation, registration or bonding are required, and are non-valid where prohibited.

Further eligibility criterias such as age- and country-restrictions may apply. Please see specific competition’s call-for-entry in our OPEN COMPETITIONS listing for further details.

False declarations with respect to your professional status or eligibility for a competition will result in you being stripped of any awards and prizes won for that competition.

CLOSING DEADLINE

Every competition will have its own closing deadline. Specific competition’s closing deadline can be viewed  in our OPEN COMPETITION listings.

IMAGES

Images must be in JPG/JPEG format, 8 bit, 1500pixels on the longest side, 72 dpi, and have maximum file size of 400KB. Colour space should be RGB or sRGB. Images must have no border, nor marks or logos identifying the artists.

PRIZES

Every competition will have 1st Place Winner, 2nd Place Winner and 3rd Place Winner in Professional Photography Category and Amateur Photography Category. Our Competitions have a goal to gather the best photographers from all over the world, both professional and amateur.

Competition winners will be notified via email. Winning images will be featured in our online winners galleries, CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION WINNERS E-BOOK, our social media websites and possibly other digital/print promotional materials.

In addition, every competition may have its own prizes. Please see specific competition’s call-for-entry in our OPEN COMPETITION listing for further details.

If the prize available is money then it will be paid to the winner via PayPal. Transferred funds to your PayPal account will be subject to PayPal’s fees. Payment of PayPal’s fees are the responsibility of the winner.

Details relating to any prizes will be sent to the winner via email within 30 days of the winner being announced.

The prize winners are responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes on prizes.

FEES

Fees are specified for single entries as well as package specials. All fees are in USD.

Every competition will have its own fees and package deals. Specific competition’s fees details can be viewed on OPEN COMPETITIONS page and in each specific competition’s call-for-entry.

To enter electronically, please visit www.childphotocompetition.com to register. Once the registration process has been completed, you will receive an e-mail confirmation. Simply log onto the Web site and follow the online instructions to upload images from your computer. Images must be in JPG/JPEG format, 8 bit, 1500pixels on the longest side, 72 dpi, and have maximum file size of 400KB. Colour space should be RGB or sRGB. Images must have no border, nor marks or logos identifying the artists. For more information on electronic submission guidelines see our FAQ.

Should CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION elect to cancel or terminate a competition prior to its closing deadline, CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION will refund all paid entry fees.

JUDGING PROCESS

  • All CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION are ‘blind judged’ in which judges are not aware of any information about the authorship of entries.
  • Each Contest consists of two 2 rounds of evaluation.
  • (1) initial screening,
  • and (2) judge scoring.
  • In first step, submitted entries will be screen by CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION staff. The objective of this initial selection is to ensure that submissions meet a minimum level of technical quality and conform to the conditions set out in the Images section of our “How to Enter”. Submissions which passes the initial screening will be forwarded to the competition’s panel of judges for scoring. Every competition will have its own panel of judges.
  • Sponsors reserve the right not to award all prizes in the event an insufficient number of eligible entries meeting the minimum judging criteria are received, as determined by Sponsors and Judges in their sole discretion.

PRIVACY POLICY

Your information are protected with us. We will never share or sell your personal information. Information submitted to us is only used for the purposes of contacting you about the awards. We may contact you by email or by mail.

COPYRIGHTS & RELEASES

You must be the copyright owner of any works submitted and you also confirm you have the necessary permission from people who may appear in the photo. You warrant that submitted artworks have been created by you, and that you own all necessary rights to use the artworks for participating in CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION’s contests. In particular, the artwork must not violate or infringe on any copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and no other party must have any rights, claim or interest in the artwork.

Artworks that fail to comply with these copyrights conditions will be disqualified.

Entrants agree to grant CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION permission to use the work for promotional purposes in any of its printed or digital publications or on the website and other electronic media, or at exhibition or trade show without further permission or remuneration.

Entrants also understand the work may be published in 3rd-party publications including newspapers, magazines and periodicals, solely for the purpose of promoting the work, the photographer, and the CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION.

Photographer’s name will be listed with the photograph.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION will not be liable for any loss, damage or personal injury, whatsoever, suffered or sustained by any person or entity that results from or arises out of submissions to any CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION’s contests. The entrant indemnifies CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION against any loss, damages, costs or claims arising out of a breach of the Terms and Conditions by the entrant.