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2019-2020 Photo Contest Rules

Official contest rules:

 Guidelines: Photos must be taken in Ithaca, NY and can range from food and sunsets, to waterfalls and people. #PictureITH is open to all forms of photographic image-making, in color or black/white, and in any process or technology, current or historical. Images submitted should be representational; however, image manipulation will be considered. All work mustbe your original creation.

Copyright: Artists maintain copyright of all of their work. By submission, artists grant ITH the right to use their images for the purposes of marketing the gallery in the terminal, and for reproduction online, specifically the ITH Facebook page, Instagram, and website. Artists grant ITH rights to use images for online promotion of future contests. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact or compensation from ITH. Artist’s recognition is provided with any use. By participating, each entrant grants Ithaca Tompkins International Airport permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments for publicity purposes without payment or additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

Eligibility: This contest is open to any U.S. resident 18 years or older. Photographers of all levels are eligible, but images must original. Employees of the Ithaca Tompkins International Airport are not eligible for this contest, but employees of other Tompkins County Departments are eligible.

Printing & Framing: Artists are welcome to print and frame their own photos, but the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport has partnered with Gnoman Copy and The Frame Shop in Ithaca, NY to print and frame all photos, with sizes of 16×20 or 20×24.

Artist Recognition and Honors: All selected artists whose work is included in the exhibition will be acknowledged with a 3”x5” wall placard that includes name, image title, caption, year and web address/social media info (if desired). Three prize winners will be selected and awarded vouchers, and seven Honorable Mentions will be awarded to seven individual artists whose work will also be featured in the gallery.

Prizes: The first-place winner will receive one (1) $500 travel voucher, second place will receive one (1) $250 travel voucher and third place will receive one (1) $125 travel voucher. Announcement and instructions for claiming prize will be sent to the contact information supplied on the potential prize winner’s entry form. Travel vouchers can be used only for reimbursement of a one-time purchase of airline ticket(s) to or from the Ithaca Tompkins International Airport. Winner must provide original travel voucher, proof of purchase and travel documentation. Balance not redeemable in cash. Vouchers must be redeemed by specific date listed on voucher. No prize substitutions, assignments or transfers. If travel cannot be used by date specified, then voucher will be forfeited.

Winner selection: The administrative staff of the Ithaca Tompkins International Airport, along with Communiqué Design & Marketing employees will judge the photo submissions to determine first, second and third place prize winners, as well as seven honorable mentions, all of which will be displayed in the new terminal. Winners will be announced by 5:00 pm EST on January 6, 2020. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her email account for prize notification and receipt or other communications related to this contest. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached by an Administrator within 15 days, using the contact information provided at the time of entry, or if prize is returned as undeliverable, that potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize.

COPIES OF THE RULES: Requests for copies of these Official Rules may be sent to Administrator, Attn: “ITH 2019-2020 Photo Contest”, c/o Communique Design & Marketing, 101 East State St., PMB 239 Ithaca, NY 14850