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Minnesota Zoo ADMIN October 21, 2011
One photo per category please!
Be sure to label your photos with your name and category!
Only your first photo entered in each category will be considered for the contest.

Group Description

TIMELINE
June 16, 2011 – First day contestants may start entering photographs
September 12, 2011 – Last day contestants may enter photos
September 26, 2011 to September 30, 2011 – Online voting for your favorite photo on Facebook
October 7, 2011 – Category and Grand Prize Winners are announced
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CATEGORIES (13 & Older)
Tropical Animals
Photos from the Tropics Trail
Penguins!
Photos of the new 3M Penguins of the African Coast exhibit
Northern Treks
Photos from the Northern Trail, Medtronic Minnesota Trail, Russia’s Grizzly Coast and Snow Monkey exhibit
Barnyard Animals
Photos of the Wells Fargo Family Farm animals
Deep Sea Wonder
Creatures featured in Discovery Bay and Coral Reef
People and Places
People and places around the Zoo
If people are in the photo, please fill out a release form at www.mnzoo.org/photocontest and email it to sara.benson@state.mn.us

KIDS CATEGORY
Wild About Animals
This category is for kids age 12 and under
Photos must be of animals

PRIZES
13 & Older Categories
The Honorable Mention winners from each category will receive a $25 gift certificate to National Camera Exchange.

The First Place Winners from each category will receive: Nikon Coolpix S3100 Kit

The Grand Prize Winner (selected from the category winners) will receive:
Nikon D3000 SLR: Breathtaking Nikon digital SLR image quality and easy operation highlight the 10.2-megapixel D3000 - Nikon's friendliest D-SLR ever!

12 & Under Category

The Honorable Mention winner will receive: Zoo gift basket

The First Place Winner will receive: One complimentary week for Zoo Camp 2012

Group Rules

By submitting photos, you are giving the Minnesota Zoo permission to use these photos.

Step 1. Enter ONE digital photo into each of the six adult categories; one child category between June 16 – September 12, 2011 online at www.flickr.com/groups/MNZooContest11.

Step 2. 10 finalists from each category will be selected by September, 26 2011. The finalists’ photographs will then be posted in photo albums on the Zoo’s Facebook fan page (www.facebook.com/mnzoo). Fans will be able to vote for their favorite photo by using the “like” button on each photo. The photo with the most “likes” in each category will be our categirt winner.

Step 3: “Like” your favorite finalist photo between September 26, 2011 and September 30, 2010.

Step 4: Winners from each category will be announced October 7, 2011, on the Minnesota Zoo’s Website along with the overall grand prize winner.
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TIMELINE
June 16, 2011 – First day contestants may start entering photographs
September 12, 2011 – Last day contestants may enter photos
September 26, 2011 to September 30, 2011 – Online voting for your favorite photo on Facebook
October 7, 2011 – Category and Grand Prize Winners are announced
_______________________
PRIZES
13 & Older Categories
The Honorable Mention winners from each category will receive a $25 gift certificate to National Camera Exchange.
The First Place Winners from each category will receive: Nikon Coolpix S3100 Kit
The Grand Prize Winner (selected from the category winners) will receive:
Nikon D3000 SLR: Breathtaking Nikon digital SLR image quality and easy operation highlight the 10.2-megapixel D3000 - Nikon's friendliest D-SLR ever!

Additional Info

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