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2018 Photo Contest

Whether you’re a professional photojournalist or an amateur shutterbug, we'd love to see your best photos! The Mankato Sports Commission is running a sports photo contest.  Submit photos of your local area athletes/kids playing their favorite sport, game or activity.  We will be awarding prize packages to each of the top 3 winners.  Full contest rules and terms below.  

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First Place

  • $50 Scheels gift card
  • Two Minnesota State University, Mankato Mavericks athletic tickets

Second Place

  • $25 Scheels gift card
  • Two Minnesota State University, Mankato Mavericks athletic tickets

Third Place

  • $10 Scheels gift card
  • Two Minnesota State University, Mankato Mavericks athletic tickets

 

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Submission Process:

  • Photos can be submitted between September 10, 2018 and 11:59 p.m. CST September 30, 2018.
  • Each submission must be accompanied with completing the contact information form. It will be the contact used by the Mankato Sports Commission for all information related to the submitted photo.
  • Each submission will be reviewed by the Mankato Sports Commission.

How the photos will be used:

Photos will be used by the Mankato Sports Commission for promotional and marketing purposes.

Thank you partners!

Click the logos below to visit photo contest partner websites

Rules:

  • Contest is open to any person or family.
  • Photo must be recent, taken at a local sporting event or activity or with local athletes and kids.
  • Photos must be new photos and cannot be previously-submitted in prior Mankato Sports Commission photo contests.
  • There is no limit to the number of photos a person can submit. However,  to increase your chances of winning, you can choose to reserve photos for a future photo contest.
  • Photos must be in color and high resolution.
  • Entrant must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Photo content must not contain activity that breaks any laws or endangers any humans or animals.
  • Photos must be factually accurate and respectful, unless the intent is satire and that intent is obvious to the average viewer.
  • Contestants must follow the SUBMISSION PROCESS to qualify.
  • Contestants are responsible for complying with copyright laws. Please do not submit photos you did not take or do not own.
  • Contestants agree that any submissions can be used by the Mankato Sports Commission for promotional purposes without any compensation to the contestant.
  • Contest ends at 11:59 p.m. CST September 30, 2018. Any entries received after this time will not be eligible.
  • Winners will be announced by 5 p.m. CST October 12, 2018. One winner per household.
  • Winners agrees to allow the publication of pictures; however, the Mankato Sports Commission will not use the name of the winner for personal privacy.
  • Winners will be contacted by the Mankato Sports Commission and given further details of prize package.
  • The contest will run from September 10, 2018 and 11:59 p.m. CST September 30, 2018.
  • The Mankato Sports Commission's decisions regarding all contest matters are final and non-appealable.

Submission Process:

  • Photos can be submitted between September 10, 2018 and 11:59 p.m. CST September 30, 2018.
  • Each submission must be accompanied with completing the contact information form. It will be the contact used by the Mankato Sports Commission for all information related to the submitted photo.
  • Each submission will be reviewed by the Mankato Sports Commission.

Questions:

Please contact Joy at jleafblad@visitmankatomn.com.

 

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