Photo Contest

TAMBA invites all photographers to enter its first Photo Competition.
We are looking for stellar digital photos that showcase the great mountain biking here in Tahoe. We are especially interesting in seeing action photos of riders on the trails that shows the diversity in riding styles, trail types and highlights the Tahoe landscape. Your photographs help TAMBA display why Tahoe is such an amazing place to mountain bike.  Great photography of the riding and trails helps to preserve this area and expand our riding opportunities.  Thank you for helping to further our mission through your photography.

CONTEST RULES AND INFORMATION:

•    Submit as many photos as you like; only photos posted on the TAMBA Flickr Group at the end of the contest, March 31, 2012, will be considered.
•    Photos should be at least 2832 pixels by 2128 pixels large- in general this means 6 megapixel or better.
•    You MUST own the rights to any photos you submit for the contest and have the permission of any people in the photos to use their image – no exceptions!
•    Tell us about your photo: who’s in it, where you took it, and when you took it – the more info, the better!
•    By submitting your photos you grant the Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (TAMBA) the right to use your photograph – if you are chosen as a winner or not.  You will retain all rights to any photograph you submit — including ownership if applicable.  By submitting, you grant only TAMBA a royalty-free, nonexclusive right, in perpetuity, to use the photograph for website, emails, flyers, publications, promotions, etc.
•    Please do not submit any photos on illegal trails or of inappropriate behavior.  They will immediately be deleted.
•    TAMBA reserves the right to modify the contest rules at any time. Winners will be chosen by the TAMBA Board and the judges’ decision is final.

HOW TO ENTER:

Each photo must be submitted electronically, by one (and only one) of the following two methods, no photos will be accepted via email, do not email us your photos!
•    Via Flickr™ – To submit your photos via Flickr™, use your Yahoo!® ID to login to www.flickr.com. If you do not have an account, you can sign-up for free. After logging in, upload your images using the mechanism provided. If you are not already a member of the TAMBA group on Flickr™, join by clicking “Join this Group?” on the group’s homepage. Browse to the images you wish to submit for the contest, and use the “Send to Group” function to add your images to TAMBA photo pool.
•    Via Facebook – To submit your photos with your Facebook credentials, visit the TAMBA Facebook page.  If you do not have an account, you can sign-up for free at facebook.com. After logging in, confirm your information and upload your images using the mechanism provided.

QUESTIONS:

Questions and inquiries about contest rules can be emailed to info@mountainbiketahoe.org

WINNING PHOTOS:

The judging panel (TAMBA Board) will select multiple photos to be the contest’s Finalists. The Finalists will then be posted on Flickr and Facebook for the public to vote on. We hope to be able to select at least 3 grand prize winners which will receive a TAMBA a shwag bag including a TAMBA t-shirt, TAMBA socks and the coveted TAMBA pint glass. Plus you will receive recognition as an extraordinary action sports photographer!