QACHS Summer Contest!!

 Students! Parents! Staff!

Summer is upon us!

For the summer of 2019, we are going to hold our first annual

QACHS Summer Spirit Contest!

Show us what you're doing this summer in  QACHS gear!!

TERMS of the CONTEST:

Queen Anne's County High School's Summer Spirit Photography Contest begins June 18, 2019, and ends August 24, 2019, at 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. By submitting an entry, each contestant agrees to the rules of the contest whereby the subject(s) of the photo are current students, families, or staff members, of Queen Anne's County High School and agrees that their photo may be used on Queen Anne's County's High School's webpage. The individual(s) in the photo must be representing Queen Anne's County High School either through clothing (hats, t-shirts, sweatshirts, etc), promotional items (lanyards, key-chains, etc), or other items with "QACHS Lions" or "Queen Anne's County High School" written, drawn, or painted upon the item in clear view.

WHO MAY ENTER:

Any current students, current families, or current staff of Queen Anne's County High School.

SPONSORS: 

The QACHS Athletic Department and Lion's Den Roar Store

WHAT TO ENTER:

The following four contest parameters will be used in the final judging for the single winning picture:

  1. CREATIVITY:     The use of imagination or original ideas incorporating QACHS clothing or other QACHS logo items.
  2. DESTINATION PHOTO WAS TAKEN:     Locales, peoples or activities in the United States and abroad.
  3. ACTIVITY:     Particular summertime experiences or activities.
  4. AMOUNT OF GARB:     The amount of items being worn or shared in the photo.

To be eligible for the contest, a photograph must have been shot by the entrant between June 18, 2019 and August 24, 2019. The contestant certifies that he/she is the sole creator and copyright owner of the submitted photograph.

Photos that violate or infringe upon another person's rights, including but not limited to copyright, are not eligible.

Photos that contain explicit, obscene, violent or other objectionable or inappropriate content, as determined by the Webmaster and Summer Spirit Contest Team in its sole discretion, are ineligible for this contest.

ETHICS:

The welfare of a subject and its environment must be placed ahead of the desire to capture a photograph. Upon entering the contest, entrants certify that subjects were treated with respect and dignity, and that no people, wildlife or the environment were harmed in creating a photograph.

HOW TO ENTER:

Please submit photographs online via email: jason.woodward@qacps.org and attach the photo; please entitle the email "QACHS Summer Spirit Contest". In order to be displayed in our online gallery without being stretched or distorted, photographs must be submitted in .jpeg, .jpg or .gif format, edited for web in sRGB color space, at least 2,000 pixels wide and no larger than 10 MB. 

We do not accept photographs submitted through the mail and do not accept more than one contestant per student, family or staff member. High-quality scans of non-digital photographs are acceptable. Digital photographs should be taken at the highest resolution possible. Mobile photographs are exempt from this size requirement, but must be submitted at their highest resolution upon request.

You retain your rights to your photograph; however, by entering the contest, you grant the Queen Anne's County High School Webpage a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to publicly display and reproduce the entries, in whole or in part.

ENTRY DEADLINE:

The contest begins on June 18, 2019. All entries must be received by 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time on August 24, 2019.

JUDGING:

Photo entries will be judged based on creativity, the destination where the photograph was taken, the activity itself, and amount of garb shown in the photo.

The QACHS Summer Spirit Contest Team will select 10 finalists, whereby the entire QACHS Staff will choose an overall Grand Prize winner. The Grand Prize winner will be notified of their status and appear on our website throughout the 2019-2020 school year. 

The Webmaster will notify winners via the contact information provided at the time of entry; the Webmaster may disqualify anyone who fails to respond to the notification within five business days.

Please do not contact us about the status of entries or judging.

PRIZES:

The Grand Prize will include a prize package for a family of five to a home football game of your choosing as well as a gift bag of QACHS Gear and Goodies.

Good Luck and Happy Summer!