“Occupy Now!” Photo Contest

LABOR HERITAGE FOUNDATION is pleased to announce:

“The Newspaper Guild – Great Labor Arts Exchange “Occupy Now!” Photo Contest.” $1000.00 in cash prizes to be given away.

The international union, The Newspaper Guild, is sponsoring a contest for best photo of the Occupy movement.  Contestant entries will be judged by participants at the 34th annual Great Labor Arts Exchange June 22-25, 2012 at the Conference Center @ the Maritime Trades Institute. Judging will be by secret votes. Winners will be selected based on the number of votes received. Deadline for submissions June 1, 2012.

Awards will given in three (3) categories:

Best of Student Photo (school age- college)
Best of Amateur Photo (any age)
Best of Professional Photo (anyone who has been paid as a photographer)

Each award will be $333.33 totaling $999.99 for the 99% of us that Occupy stands for.

Anyone is welcome to submit.  Submissions* should be sent to:
Labor Heritage Foundation
815 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Submissions should be no larger than 10 X 13 and no smaller than 4 X 6. Photos can be sent mounted or un-mounted.  Photos will not be returned unless return posted is included.  Submissions should include the name of the photographer, contact information, and category (as listed above).

Deadline for submissions June 1, 2012.

Register and attend the Great Labor Arts Exchange, Conference on Creative Organizing, or Camp Solidarity, strongly encouraged.

*Submissions to this contest confers permission to the Labor Heritage Foundation and The Washington Baltimore Newspaper Guild, Local 32035 to use, reproduce, and publish photos for advertisement, promotions, and announcement purposes; but does not include reproductions for sale of the photo.