First Place: Wins $1,000 – plus 20 custom U.S. stamps made from your photo.
Second place: Wins $300 – plus 20 custom U.S. stamps made from your photo.
Third Place: Wins $100 – plus 20 custom U.S. stamps made from your photo.
Ten Honorable Mentions: Will be awarded $50 each – plus 20 custom U.S. stamps made from your photo.
One “Audience Choice” award: Will be awarded 100 custom U.S. stamps made from your photo. Each stamp will be a 49 cent stamp that can legally be used for mailings.
Who Can Enter: Any resident or visitor to the Telluride area is eligible to submit one original photo. All photographs must be taken somewhere in San Miguel County on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017. Amateurs, professionals, and children are all welcome to enter.
Entry Fee: There is no fee to enter this photo contest.
Deadline To Submit: 12:00 noon July 5th. Submitted photos must be entered via our website anytime on July 4th or up to 12:00 noon on July 5th. Any photos received after 12:00 noon July 5th will not be eligible for the prizes.
How to Enter: Submit your photo to www.telluridehotshotphotocontest.com no later than 12:00 noon on Wednesday, July 5th. All submissions must follow contest rules and guidelines.
Judging Criteria: Entries will be judged on artistic expression, creativity, originality and the quality of the image. Judges are looking for the most memorable photo that captures the spirit of July 4th, 2017 in San Miguel County, Colorado.