Win up to $500!
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Have you taken photos at a North Dakota lignite coal mine, power plant or reclamation site? Here’s your chance to share them with others!
The Lignite Energy Council will be hosting a Coal Calendar Photo Contest!
This photo contest is open to all professional and amateur photographers who are 18 and older.
Board members, employees, interns, or partners of the Lignite Energy Council, as well as their immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) are not eligible to enter.
Enter by submitting your photo below.
Photo should be landscape/horizontal.
The photos do not have to be recent.
Photos must be taken at a North Dakota coal mine, power plant, or reclamation site.
Contestants may enter more than one photo, but no more than one photo per contestant can win.
Photo should be in a .JPEG .jpg or .png format of at least 3000px in width.
If need be, winners will be messaged for a high-resolution (at least 3000 px in width and 240 dpi/ppi) photo to be sent via email.
The 2019 Coal Calendar will give credit to the winning photographers.
If you choose to include people in your submission, you are responsible for obtaining the necessary releases from the individuals depicted.
The Lignite Energy Council reserves the right to reject any entries that do not comply with these rules. By entering, you certify that the photo you entered is your own. By entering, you indicate your unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these rules. You cannot win a prize unless you comply with all requirements in these rules.
The 2019 Coal Calendar Photo Contest begins on August 1, 2018 and ends at 11:59pm (CDT) on Friday, October 12, 2018.
Photos entered after the entry period will not be eligible.
A panel of employees at the Lignite Energy Council will judge the photos. The panel will evaluate all valid entries and pick 12 winners for the 2019 Coal Calendar.
All judging decisions are final. The Lignite Energy Council will notify the winners via email.
- 1st place - $500, front cover of the 2019 Coal Calendar and five 2019 Coal Calendars to be given to friends and family
- 2nd place - $250 and five 2019 Coal Calendars to be given to friends and family
- 3rd place - $100 and five 2019 Coal Calendars to be given to friends and family
- 4th place-12th place - $50 & one 2019 Coal Calendar
Winning photo order will bear no resemblance to the order of the photos in the calendar.