Ecological Expression Contest!

The Center for Earth Jurisprudence announces its first Ecological Expression Contest!

In order to live in harmony with our Earth community we must understand and appreciate all beings that make up the natural world. That appreciation comes in many forms. The Center for Earth Jurisprudence is accepting your submissions depicting your appreciation of the natural world. Send us your photos or depictions of your original works of art showing your love for our Earth community!

Nothing is art if it does not come from Nature.
— Antoni Gaudi

CEJ will choose the top three submissions who will receive $100.00 (first prize), $50.00 (second prize), and $25.00 (third prize) gift cards to EarthHero, an eco-friendly online marketplace where you can pick from products that are sourced, manufactured, and shipped in a way that protects our planet’s future.

Submit your photo or work of art to mstewart@barry.edu with the subject line "CEJ ECOLOGICAL EXPRESSION CONTEST" by August 30, 2019 for a chance to win and to have your photo appear on all of our online platforms. Please submit your photo or work of art with the following information:

  1. Your Name

  2. Your Preferred Email

  3. Your Preferred Phone Number

  4. Your Submission (.jpeg file format recommended)

  5. Any Caption to Accompany the Submission

  6. Any Social Media handles and/or website information

Through artistic expression, let’s show what it is we are fighting for!


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Contest Details

By entering this photo contest, you are granting the Center for Earth Jurisprudence permission to use your photo on our site and our other media channels in conjunction with this contest without any additional written permission. Unless otherwise instructed, the Center for Earth Jurisprudence reserves the right to use photo submissions on our site and other media channels aside from the contest. If you do not wish to give the Center for Earth Jurisprudence permission to use your photo aside from the current contest that you are participating in, please let us know within your email submission by stating, "No, I do not want to give the Center for Earth Jurisprudence permission to use my photos in other media aside from the current photo contest that I am participating in." Credit will always be attributed to the original entrant.

  • Photo submissions must be original work of the contest entrant.

  • The winners’ names will be announced alongside the winning submissions.

  • Photos that have already been submitted to other contests currently ongoing or have already won prizes in other contests are not eligible.

  • For a photo in which a person is recognizable, you must be prepared to provide a model release from the subject or, in the case of a minor, the subject’s parent or guardian, to the Center for Earth Jurisprudence upon request.

  • Image files created through any device capable of taking still images, such as smartphones and digital still cameras, will be accepted.

  • Color and monochrome images are valid for entry.

  • After judging concludes, the winners will be notified by email sent to their listed email address. The EarthHero gift cards will be sent to the same listed email address.

  • The Center for Earth Jurisprudence will not share your personal information with any third parties aside from the announcement of the contest winners which will include your name. We will include your social media information if you request.

Disclaimers

  • The Center for Earth Jurisprudence reserves the right to void entries that depict brand logos or other intellectual property, whether on electronic signs, posters, or in other forms, or that in its judgment are harmful to public order, go against standards of decency, or are conflicting to the goals of the contest.

  • The Center for Earth Jurisprudence is not responsible for the resolution of legal issues arising from the entrants' submitted photos and will not pay any costs thereby incurred.

  • The Center for Earth Jurisprudence does not bear any costs to the entrants that are incurred by entering the contest.

  • Submitted entries may not be withdrawn or returned.

  • The Center for Earth Jurisprudence reserves the right to cancel the contest or modify these rules at its discretion. In the event of a dispute regarding the winners, the Center for Earth Jurisprudence reserves the right to award or not award the prizes in its sole discretion. The Center for Earth Jurisprudence reserves the right to disqualify any entrant whose entry or conduct appears in any way to: inhibit the enjoyment of others; tamper with the competition; violate these rules or other applicable law or regulation; infringe on the rights of third parties; or act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.