2014 Go Fish BC Photo Contest

The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC is accepting submissions for our 2014 “Go Fish B.C. Photo Contest”.

We are looking for great photos of people FRESHWATER FISHING - on lakes and streams while enjoying B.C.’s great outdoors. We need images that convey the serenity, companionship, or excitement of fishing; fishing images that feature B.C.’s incredible landscapes; and images of B.C.’s beautiful fish - either being held by anglers or on their own.

$1,500 in cash prizes will be awarded to the winners in each category: three $300 first prizes, three $150 second prizes, and three $75 third prizes.

Photographs will be used by the Society to market and promote freshwater fishing in B.C. By entering, you give the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC permission to use your photograph. Of course, photo credits will be given wherever possible.

Categories:

  1. People Fishing in B.C.
  2. Fishing in beautiful B.C. Landscapes
  3. B.C.’s Fish

Term:

The 2014 Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC “Go Fish BC Photo Contest” (the “Contest”) begins June 2, 2014 and ends September 30, 2014, 12:00 p.m. Winners will be notified by November 1, 2014. Winning photographs will also be announced on our website, gofishbc.com, and in our e-newsletter.

Who May Enter:

Contest is open only to individuals who have reached the age of majority at the time of entry. Employees or affiliates of the Freshwater Fisheries Society and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such employees, whether or not related are not eligible.

How to Enter:

Photos must be submitted via email to: photocontest@gofishbc.com. Please include an appropriate caption, as well as your name, mailing address and phone number with each entry. Contact us at photocontest@gofishbc.com if you are having problems emailing your photo or would like to arrange an alternate way to submit your photo.

The Categories for entries are: (1) People Fishing in BC; (2) Fishing in beautiful BC landscapes; (3) BC’s Fish (the "Categories"). You may submit an unlimited number of photos in each category. However, photographers will not be awarded more than one prize. Each entry must comply with the following requirements (the "Photograph Requirements"):

  • Photographs must be in digital format. All digital files must be 10 megabytes or smaller, must be in JPEG or .jpg format, and must be at least 1,400 pixels wide (if a horizontal image) or 1,400 pixels tall (if a vertical image).
  • Photographs must have been taken within two (2) years before the date of entry
  • All winners will be required to submit a high resolution JPEG.

Releases:

If any person appearing in any photograph is under the age of majority in their province/territory of residence the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release.

Upon request, each entrant must be prepared to provide (within seven (7) calendar days of receipt of request) a signed release from all persons who appear in the photograph submitted.

Good Luck!