High School Photo Contest — Rules and Entry Agreement
(this page must be returned with submission)


Photos must be unmounted, 8" x 10" or 8.5" x 11", and may be either black-and-white or color. Traditional photos must be submitted on photographic stock. Photos taken with a digital camera must be submitted as a high-quality print on photo stock and be trimmed to 8" x 10" or 8.5" x 11".

If photos are taken with a digital camera: an unmodified electronic file must accompany the submission. 
   (Small adjustments to brightness, ... is acceptable.)
Computers shall not be used to modify or enhance photos.
Only one photo per student. (Multiple small photos on one 8.5” x 11” sheet are not allowed.) Only one student per entry. (Photo cannot be taken by two or more people.) The student must take the photo.

The submission must include the following information both in hard copy and on a computer floppy, or CD (PC format: MS Word):

bulletStudent’s name, complete home mailing address and email address;
bulletStudent’s high school & complete school address;
bulletSchool phone number;
bulletTeacher’s name and email address;
bulletSpecify “Natural” or “Contrived” category entry;
bulletEssay of 250 words or less describing the physics in the photo. The essay should have a title and must be written by the student. (Hand-written submissions are not acceptable and will be disqualified.)

We cannot mail prizes if we do not have complete mailing addresses. Email and phone numbers may be used to contact you with questions, but will not be sold or otherwise used for marketing purposes.

Entrant grants SD-AAPT permission to post their submission on the SD-AAPT website, or to use it in SD-AAPT publications or marketing materials. Submissions will not be returned. Any submission which does not meet the above criteria will not be considered.

I have read the above rules and agree to all terms and conditions. I understand that if I omit or falsify information, or if I do not sign this form, I will not be eligible for this contest.

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Student signature                                   Date

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Home address                                        Student email address

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Student's High School                             H. S. Address

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School Phone Number                            Teacher's name & email

Is your photo 
(Circle one)    “Natural” or “Contrived

Send entry to:
Send submissions to:
James Stearns
15 North Fifth Street
Groton, SD 57445-2024