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Preserve the Moment Photo Contest Submission Form

Grab your camera and participate in this year's photo contest! Upload your best photos monthly to be in the running for final contest judging and prizes. Find some inspiration in our Flickr Photo Gallery.

Photos entered will be published on this website and on our Flickr Profile, and may be featured in our print publications and other social media. In addition, the first-place winner will win a messenger-style bag with a laptop sleeve ($100 value), the second-place winner will receive a digital photo frame ($50 value) and the third-place winner will receive a Michaels gift card ($25 value). All who enter will receive a gift for participation.

Review the contest rules, make sure your photo was taken in a Will County forest preserve, and fill out the form below by December 31, 2017 to enter!

Participants are encouraged to submit their photos as they are taken, and are limited to submitting five photos per month. Each month will have a different category for submissions, and photos submitted that do no fall into that month's category will not be eligible to win. The categories are as follows: May (wildlife); June (wildflowers); July (sunsets); August (open category, any subject matter can be submitted); September (fungus); October (open category); November (structures); December (open category, any subject matter can be submitted).

As a reminder, photos must be taken in a Will County forest preserve. Photos taken elsewhere (state parks, your backyard, local park districts, etc.) will automatically be disqualified.

*** Note: All information fields are required. Failure to fill in any of the fields, including the location where the photo was taken, will prevent the submission from going through and will require the images to be attached again. 

Additionally, if you change your selection for the number of photos you're attaching after you start attaching photos, all photos will need to be attached again.

You will be redirected to a thank you page when the photos have been accepted by our system. ***

Number of Photos you will submit: 

Maximum of five photos allowed. Note: Updating this after submitting photos will require you to re-upload your images.
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I understand that by submitting my entry into the Forest Preserve District of Will County's "Preserve the Moment" Photo Contest, I agree to the contest rules, state that I am 18 years of age or older, and certify that I have the right to distribute this photo. For a photo in which a person is recognizable, I agree that I have permission to distribute this photo from the subject or, in the case of a minor, the subject's parent or guardian, and will provide written permission to the Forest Preserve District upon request. I also give permission for the Forest Preserve District of Will County to publish this photo at its discretion.
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Participants are encouraged to submit their photos as they are taken, and are limited to submitting five photos per month.

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