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Albuquerque BioPark ADMIN August 5, 2013
We've kicked off our 2013 Photo Contest, which runs from August 1 - November 4, 2013. Enter to win great prizes!

Thank you for participating in our 2012 Photo Contest in celebration of the Zoo's birthday! Check out the winning photos on our Facebook page.

Group Description

Enter one digital photo per category between June 22 - September 3, 2012! Give your photo a title and include your name and the category in the description.

Ten finalists from each category will be posted on our Facebook page for voting from September 7 – 16. Winners will be announced on September 17.

Categories (13 & Older)
*Happy Birthday to Zoo - photos from the Zoo, which is celebrating its 85th birthday this summer!
*Splish! Splash! - photos from the Aquarium or other “watery” BioPark exhibits, such as Polar Bears, the pond in the Japanese Garden or Seals & Sea Lions.
*Green and Growing - photos from the Botanic Garden or other horticultural displays at the BioPark.
*A Day at the Beach - photos from Tingley Beach
*BioPark People - photos of people at the Zoo, Aquarium, Botanic Garden or Tingley Beach. For photos with identifiable individuals, you must submit a model release form.

Kids' Category (12 & Younger)
*Naturally Amazing Animals! - photos of animals at the Zoo, Aquarium, Botanic Garden or Tingley Beach.

Read full contest details here.


Group Rules

By submitting photos and entering the contest, you agree to all of the following:

Contest Rules
*Photos must have been taken at the ABQ BioPark.
*Photos must have been taken between June 2011 to present.
*Entries with an identifiable person or persons must be accompanied by a model release form (Available online at link below).
*By submitting photos, you give the ABQ BioPark permission to use them. The permission includes, but is not limited to, publication by the BioPark in printed materials, television broadcasts, web sites and internal communications. You will not be compensated for such use. However, where reasonable, we will give you credit for the photos.
*Photographs must be a minimum 300 dpi resolution.
*Each contestant may enter one photo per category. If more than one photo is entered in a category, the first entry will be used. Contestants may enter multiple categories.
*A judging panel will decide the top 10 photos for each category to be posted on Facebook for public voting. The judging panel will also select an overall grand prize winner.
*Current ABQ BioPark staff and their family members may not participate.
*The ABQ BioPark reserves the right to amend all photo contest rules.

Please do NOT enter photos that:
*Were not taken at the ABQ BioPark.
*Are older than one year.
*You did not take or that are copyrighted by someone else.
*Show nudity, drugs, violence or symbols or acts of hatred.
*Include a watermark or photographer logo.
*Are illegal or prohibited. We reserve the right to disqualify photos.

Read more about the contest, prizes and timeline here.

Additional Info

  • Accepted content types: Photos, Videos, Images, Art, Screenshots
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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