Limit 25 photos and/or 10 videos per guest per trip. Should Backroads choose to use a photo/video in a print publication, DVD, video, e-mail or on our website (excluding the voting page and our social media), $250 in Backroads trip credit will be awarded to you (the "Photographer/Videographer"). Trip credit is applicable to any future Backroads trip and has no expiration date. The Photographer/Videographer will be notified of use by e-mail after the publication has been printed or the photo/video posted online. Backroads retains the right to use any photo/video submitted at any time in the future. Once the Photographer/Videographer is compensated for a photo/video, Backroads retains the right to reuse it at will, for all time, for no additional payment.
Contest winners are chosen annually. Submissions for the 2014 contests are due by December 31, 2014. Winners will be notified by February 14, 2015. Submissions arriving after December 31, 2014 will automatically be entered in the 2015 contests. There are three Grand Prize winners in both contests: 1st place wins $3,000 in trip credit, 2nd place wins $2,000 in trip credit and 3rd place wins $1,000 in trip credit. Trip credit is automatically applied to the winner's account and is redeemable immediately. Trip credit is applicable to any Backroads trip and has no expiration date. Backroads retains the right to use any photo/video submitted at any time in the future. Once the Photographer/Videographer is compensated for a winning photo/video, Backroads retains the right to reuse it at will, for all time, for no additional payment.
Photographic submissions must be in JPEG (.jpg or .jpeg) format. Please provide only the original, unmodified digital camera image. Submissions will not be returned. Videos must be 2 minutes or less. Backroads will consider no submission that it identifies as obscene, provocative or otherwise containing objectionable content, nor will we consider submissions from employees of Backroads or their families.
By submitting a photo/video for consideration, you warrant and represent that the photo/video you submit (the "Submission") is your own original work, that you alone own copyright to the Submission, and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the Submission. You assert that any audio or music contained in the Submission is not copyrighted by a third party, or in the case of royalty-free music, that you have attained the proper license to use the material. You grant to Backroads and its licensees a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual license to display, distribute and reproduce the Submission, in whole or in part, in any medium now existing or subsequently developed for editorial purposes without further review or participation from you. You attest that the Submission was taken on a Backroads trip. In the event recognizable people other than Backroads guests appear in the Submission, you warrant that you have permission from the model or models, authorizing publication of the Submission. If you are selected as a finalist, you also grant Backroads the right to use your name on the Backroads website, in e-mails and print publications.
Backroads retains full editorial control over the selection of, and the decision not to select, any particular Submission for publication.
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