Photo Contest

Event Details
Time Various
Days All Outdoor Enshrinement Festival Events
Location Outdoor Events
Photo Contest FAQ

$1800 in Cash Prizes!

CLICK HERE to download Photo Contest Brochure with entry form.


Here is your opportunity to show us the Enshrinement Festival through your eyes. Submit unique and creative photos and you could win a cash prize and possibly have your photos in a future Enshrinement Festival publication!

Both professional and non-professional camera enthusiasts are encouraged to enter this exciting contest.

Photographers may enter pictures taken at any outdoor Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival event listed on the inside prize panel beginning with the Community Parade on July 23 and ending with the Drum Corps International Competition Tour of  Champions on August 7.

Cash prizes totaling $1800 may be awarded to Photo Contest winners. One of your photographs may even be used in the 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival brochure or other Enshrinement Festival publications!

PRIZES:

$250 BEST OF SHOW PRIZE will be awarded for the best photograph from all professional and non-professional photos submitted. 

$100 FIRST PLACE PRIZES may be awarded to each of the first-place winners in both the professional and non-professional divisions, for the following events: 

  • Community Parade
  • Balloon Classic & Fireworks
  • Up, Up & Away 5K
  • The Canton Repository Grand Parade
  • Drum Corps International Competition Tour of Champions

CLICK HERE to view the 2016 Photo Contest Winners.

PHOTO CONTEST ENTRY FEE

• Up to ten (10) photos may be entered for a single entry fee of $10
• All entries must be mailed or taken to the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, 222 Market Ave. N., downtown Canton, no later than 5:00 PM on Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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CONTEST RULES

    1. All pictures become the property of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival and will not be returned.

    2. Photographers may enter pictures taken at any outdoor Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival event listed on the nside prize panelbeginning with the Community Parade on July 23and ending with the Drum Corps International Competition Tour of Champions on August 7.


    3. The contest is open to professional and nonprofessional photographers. For the purpose of this contest, a professional photographer is defined as "a person who earns more than one-fourth of his or her income from photography." Any person who has a press pass, field pass, or all access pass must enter under the “Professional” category.

    4. Best of Show winner will be selected from all pictures entered in the category without reference to professional or non-professional category designation.

    5. No special privileges or admission to any Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival events will be granted to participants. Photographs taken at any indoor event will be disqualified and will not be judged.

    6. The Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival and the Pro Football Hall of Fame reserve the right to publish any photograph entered in the contest in future publications, promotional brochures, etc., without
    giving credit or recognition to the photographer.

    7. All entries must be taken or mailed to the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, 222 Market Ave. N., Canton, OH 44702 no later than 5 PM Wednesday, August 23, 2017. Photographs received via mail after August 23, 2017 will not be judged.

    8. Employees of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Photo Contest Committee are not eligible to enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Photo Contest.

    9. An entry form must be taped to the back, upper right corner of each photograph entered. Entry form may be duplicated.

    10. All photos submitted must be in color (no black and white accepted). Photos must be either 5x7 or 8x10, photos smaller or larger will not be judged.

    11. Minor burning, dodging, and color correction are acceptable. Hand tinting is acceptable, as is cropping. Fish-eye lenses are  acceptable. Any changes to an original photograph not itemized here are unacceptable  and will render the photograph ineligible for a prize.


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