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WORLDS BEST PHOTOS - CONTEST RULES

SECTION 1 - YOUR ENTRIES

  1. The contest is open to all countries. Photographers, amateur or professional, age 18 or over, are eligible to enter.

  2. The theme of the photo contest is totally open....you can submit photos of any subject.

  3. The image entry can be in colour or monochrome  and unlimited post-processing including the creation of composites and digital manipulation is allowed, subject to rule 4 of Section 1 of the Rules below.

  4. The photographic entry must be your own work. The use of third-party imagery such as stock photography is prohibited. Entries that have been plagiarised, either knowingly or subconsciously, may be disqualified. All winning entrants must be able, if requested, to supply proof of origin of each element used to create the final image. Failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification.

  5. You can enter as many times as you like. Use a new form for each entry. Each entry is US$20.

  6. You retain copyright of your work whilst granting Worlds Best Photos unlimited non-exclusive use of your image(s) for activities in all media, including social media, in relation to the photo contest, and all promotional activities for and under the auspices of the photo contest and any successor photo contest, without any remuneration being due.

  7. You represent and warrant that submission of the image does not breach any law, and further that no third party holds any claims or any objections regarding the rights granted to Worlds Best Photos as specified in Rule 6 of Section 1 of the Rules. You will hold Worlds Best Photos harmless of any claims from third parties related hereto.

  8. The image can be vertical, horizontal or square - there are no restrictions, it's your choice

  9. The file name of the image must be changed to show only the photographer's name, country and year of birth e.g. Johannes Brun Norway 1965.jpg. Failure to name a file properly will result in it's disqualification.

  10. Images entered in the photo contest must not contain any visible text or watermark.

  11. Once entered, an image cannot be withdrawn or the entry cancelled except in cases where payment for the entry has not been received or is not honoured by Stripe, our credit card merchant, or in cases of disqualification for breaches of these Rules. Refunds will not be given in any circumstances.

  12. There is no restriction as to when the entered photo was actually taken. You may already have a winning image sitting on your hard drive!

  13. There is no restriction on whether the entered photo has been entered in other photo contests previously or currently, or whether it is a previous photo contest winner.

  14. This is a digital photo contest. Prints will not be accepted.

 

SECTION 2 - OPERATIONAL PARAMETERS OF THE CONTEST

  1. When determining the winning entries Worlds Best Photos decision is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into. Winners will be announced in this website and notified personally by email.

  2. Worlds Best Photos may disqualify any Participant for breach of the Rules 

  3. There are no sponsors of this photo contest. Prize money and operating expenses are drawn entirely from entry fees.

    1. If you would like to be a sponsor please contact us.​

  4. The information in this website is current, is refreshed regularly, and over-rides any other information which may appear elsewhere on the internet.

  5. The Rules and any dispute, proceedings or claim of whatever nature arising out of or in any way relating to the Rules (including any non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by Western Australian law.

  6. Worlds Best Photos reserves the right at any time and without notice to modify, delete or add to these Rules.

  7. The term “Worlds Best Photos” as used in the Rules refers to the registered Australian business Million Dollar Contests ABN 77 242 966 291.

  8. Dollar amounts referred to in this website are US$

  9. Employees of Worlds Best Photos, as well as immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and other household members of employees are not eligible to enter this photo contest.

  10. If, for any reason, the photo contest is not capable of being conducted as anticipated due to computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the photo contest, Worlds Best Photos may extend, terminate, modify or suspend the contest as deemed appropriate OR If, the photo contest is not capable of being conducted as anticipated due to lack of entries Worlds Best Photos may extend, terminate, modify or suspend the contest as deemed appropriate.

  11. If the photo contest is terminated  pursuant to clause 10 in Section 2 of the Rules or for any other reason then Worlds Best Photos may at their option, provided all outgoing expenditure has been met, award prize monies on a pro rata basis.

  12. If the contest is extended pursuant to clause 10 in Section 2 of the Rules then the new deadline will appear on the homepage of this website. Entrants will not be advised individually.

  13. Subject to Rule 10 in Section 2 of the Rules the photo contest will close on the deadline shown on the website homepage or when the photo contest has reached 5676 entries, whichever is the latter.     

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