Alabare Photography Competition Terms and Conditions

This competition is open to anyone. The subject of the photograph submitted must have a link to the themes given. All information detailing how to enter this competition forms part of these terms and conditions. It is a condition of entry that all rules are accepted as final and that the competitor agrees to abide by these rules. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Submission of an entry will be taken to mean acceptance of these terms and conditions:

All images submitted if they are to be considered for the calendar must be in landscape, a high resolution and saved at their original size, as large as permissible (min size 1MB). Entrants should complete the form entirely. We regret that we are unable to accept postal entries.

All entries must be received by the advertised closing time of 5pm on 1st September 2020.  Any entries submitted after this time will not be considered.

Entry to the competition is a minimum of £3 per image.  This donation will fund the work of Alabaré to support more homeless and vulnerable people in our communities.

All images submitted must be the work of the individual submitting them.  We are very happy for you to submit an image that has been published elsewhere or even won a prize (good for you!). It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the permission of the subject and do not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws. Entrants must warrant that the photograph they are submitting is their own work and that they own the copyright for it.

Copyright in all images submitted for this competition remains with the respective entrants. However, each entrant grants a worldwide, irrevocable, licence to Alabaré Christian Care & Support for a period of two years, to feature in any of the charity’s publications, their websites and/or in any promotional material connected to this competition or any means the charity wishes to pursue that will raise additional funds for the charity.

All entries, if they meet the quality required, will be considered for inclusion in Alabaré’s 2021 Calendar.

There is no limit to the number of entries per person. Late, incomplete or corrupt entries will not be accepted. No responsibility can be accepted for lost entries and proof of transmission will not be accepted as proof of receipt. Entries must not be sent through agencies or third parties.

Alabaré Christian Care & Support and its representatives reserves the right to reject any image which it deems inappropriate or inflammatory.

The judges and the photography working committee are not allowed to win the competition.

The judges will choose 80 images to be exhibited at St Thomas’s Church, Salisbury between 13th – 18th October 2020.  Successful photographers will be notified by 1st September 2020 and given and invitation to share with friends.  The judges will then choose 12 for inclusion in the calendar.  The twelve winners (one for each month, including the Overall Winner) will be announced at the evening reception on Tuesday 13th 2020 at St Thomas’s Church.  

The details of this exhibition are open to change depending on Government guidelines around safe distancing for COVID-19. All successful photographers will be notified of any changes to the dates or venue of the exhibition as soon as possible.  This information will also be shared on the event page on Alabaré’s website.

The winners may be required to take part in publicity and provide PR quotes for regional media contact.

The winners names may be disclosed in post-competition publicity.

The following prizes will be awarded:  First Place: £500     Second Place: £100   Third Place: £50    Prize for under 18 year olds: £50 voucher.

The prizes as described are available on the date of publication. 

Events may occur that render the competition itself or the awarding of the prizes impossible due to reasons beyond the control of the Promoter and accordingly the Promoter may at its absolute discretion vary or amend the promotion and the entrant agrees that no liability shall attach to the Promoter as a result thereof.

English law applies and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts shall prevail.