To our Show Us Your AK Summer photo contest winner
for her wonderful photo submission titled Natural Beauty
A BIG thank you to everyone who participated, all of your photos were fantastic, and is so great to see everyone out and enjoying their Summer in beautiful Alaska.
Terms and Conditions
The five contest categories from which photo submissions will be considered are:
- Wildlife: Animals native to Alaska. (Images of animals in captivity will not be considered.)
- Alaskan Life: Alaskans and/or their way of life, traditions, adventures, or authentic “only in Alaska” moments.
- Scenic: Dramatic Landscapes and scenes of Alaska. Can be with or without humans.
- Adventures: Hiking, biking, floating, fishing or whatever activity or adventure truly embodies the essence of a Summer in Alaska
- Cultural Heritage – Native and indigenous practices, traditions or tributes.
How to Enter
Follow us on Facebook and Instagram
Post your Alaska summer photo on your Facebook or Instagram profile and tag us @toastofthetownak in the caption.
Include the hashtag #ShowUsYourAKSummer in your post.
You can also upload your photo directly in the submission box below to enter to win!
Photos must be submitted in jpeg (.jpg) format with a minimum width of 1024 pixels, although a width of 2048 pixels or wider is preferred. Photos must be free from watermarks. Entries that do not follow contest submission rules may be disallowed at the discretion of the Toast of the Town contest judges.
Each entrant may submit up to five photos. Each photo must be an original photo personally taken by the entrant in Alaska. Photos from previous Photo Contests cannot be resubmitted.
All photos entered in the contest will become property of Toast of the Town. Copyrights remain with the entrant.By entering the Show Us Your AK Summer Photo Contest, the entrant grants Toast of the Town the right to display the photos online and to use the photos in print or online advertising and marketing. Any photograph reproduced by Toast of the Town will include a photographer credit if space allows. Toast of the Town will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.
All entries must be received by Toast of the Town by 2 p.m. Alaska Standard Time on August 31, 2023.
Photos must have been taken in Alaska and made by the entrant in the calendar years of 2022 or 2023. Photographs which have been obviously or overly altered with digital enhancements or composite imaging will not be accepted. Minor adjustments, including sharpening, contrast, and slight color or light adjustment are acceptable. If the judges determine that a photographer has overly altered a photo, they reserve the right to disqualify it.
For a photo in which a person is recognizable, you affirm you have explicit consent from the subject or, in the case of a minor, the subject’s parent or guardian, to use their image or likeness for the purposes of this photo contest and subsequent uses. Photos that violate or infringe upon another person’s rights, including but not limited to copyright, are not eligible.
Entries will be judged on how well they capture the experience of traveling in Alaska.
Judging of the annual contest will be conducted by the staff of Toast of the Town. Decisions of the judges will be final.
A grand-prize winner will be selected from photos submitted in the approved categories. Please do not contact us about the status of your entries.
Winners will be notified of their status and will appear on our website no later than September 15th, 2023. The contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Toast of the Town reserves the right to cancel the contest or modify these rules at its discretion. Decisions of the Toast of the Town judges will be final.
The Official Rules
PROMOTIONAL PERIOD. The promotional period for The Contest begins on 8/1/23 at 12:01 a.m. Alaska Standard Time, and ends on 8/31/2023 at 2:00 p.m. Alaska Standard Time.
ELIGIBILITY. This contest (the “Contest”) is offered by Toast of the Town, LLC. The Contest is open only to those who are at least 18 years old as of August 1st, 2023. This Contest is not open to residents of a state where state law prohibits such contests. Employees and directors of Sponsors and all of its subsidiary and related companies and the immediate family (spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, daughter or son, regardless of where they live) or members of their same households (whether related or not) of such employees and directors are not eligible. By entering this Contest, you agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of Toast of the Town, which shall be final and binding in all respects. No purchase is necessary to win, and purchasing any product will not improve your chances to win. Contest void in states where contest is not valid or allowed. Winners selected must accept all terms and conditions to qualify.
ENTRY. There is no cost or purchase required to enter The Contest. To enter by Internet, you must already have access to the Internet, as it is not required that you obtain Internet access solely to participate in this Contest. The computer used to enter the Contest must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology (now known or hereafter devised or discovered), which may be used by TOTT for the purposes of entry tracking. Complete the entry form by completing all requested fields and follow the instructions at the website. False or fictitious information is not allowed and may void the entry. All entries must be made manually. Entries submitted through the use of scripts, programs, or other electro-mechanical processes (other than manual entry) are prohibited. No responsibility is assumed for any computer, telephone, cable, network, satellite, electronic, or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, availability or garbled or jumbled transmissions, or service provider/Internet/website.
The Grand prize includes a 2-night stay to Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, AK, valued at $500. Blackout dates may apply. Additional restrictions may apply.
GENERAL CONDITIONS. The Contest is void where prohibited. Winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsors and their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to person, including death, and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize, participation in any contest related activity, or participation in this contest. To accomplish this, winners must execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Publicity Release, W-9 and Release from Liability within 10 days of notification. Failure to timely return this affidavit, or if prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, may result in disqualification with an alternate winner selected. Where permitted by law, a winner (and in those instances when an interim drawing has taken place, a potential winner who has been selected in the interim drawings) agrees to grant to Sponsor, and its licensees, affiliates and assigns, the right to print, publish, broadcast and use, worldwide in any media including but not limited to the world wide web, at any time or times, the winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and biographical information as news or information and for advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or website; to be in violation of the Terms of Service of the website, to be acting in violation of these Contest Rules. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed or like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods. In the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same email account, the authorized subscriber of the email account used to enter the Contest at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the participant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization, which is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address.
This contest is not sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Meta Platforms, Inc. or Alyeska Resort.
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