Your photo capturing the best of Iowa in spring could be the DNR's next Facebook cover photo – just enter in our spring cover photo contest!
Entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. March 16 to [email protected] or via Facebook message, wall post or comment on a March 10 Facebook post about the contest. Keep in mind the dimensions of cover photos – horizontal photos work best. Feel free to submit photos of previous springs are welcome.
The DNR will select finalists and post those photos to Facebook at 8 p.m. March 19. The winning photo, as determined by popular vote on Facebook, will be posted as the DNR's Facebook cover photo on March 20 or soon after.
No purchase is necessary to enter or win, and this competition is void where prohibited. To be eligible to participate in the competition, you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. legal resident, and must be at least 18 years old on the date of the competition. Employees of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and their immediate family members (defined as spouse and minor children) are not eligible for any prizes that may be given away as part of the competition. To participate in the competition, you must submit a photo of Iowa’s outdoors in spring. The photo must be your original photo or you must have permission to submit the photo for use consistent with the rules described herein. Iowa DNR staff will choose finalists and place the finalists’ photos on Facebook, where Facebook users will vote for the winner. Photos may also be posted to the DNR’s Pinterest and Twitter accounts.
All information provided by participants, including photos, shall constitute a public record and shall be treated accordingly pursuant to Iowa Code chapter 22, including without limitation being made available to the public. By submitting a photo in this contest, you are certifying that you have taken the photo or have permission to submit the photo contingent on the rules herein on your behalf, and you are granting the Iowa DNR an unrestricted right to use the photo and any permutation or portion thereof in future promotions, publications and other materials. You are hereby notified that the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is immune from liability and suit for your participation in this competition, including your participation to the extent it effects third parties thereby.
The Linn Area Photo Club was established in November 2003 in order to bring together individuals in the greater Linn County, Iowa area who are interested in acquiring and developing an appreciation of the art and techniques of photography.