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The 9th Annual Worldwide WOW Photo Contest

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The 9th Annual Worldwide WOW Photo Contest is open to Professional and Amateur Canadian Photographers. Submit your best Digital Image(s) to win fabulous prizes (including $2000 Cash Prize in the Amateur and Professional categories).

Proceeds from the Worldwide WOW Photo Contest & Exhibition support The Canadian Women’s Foundation. The Canadian Women’s Foundation moves women out of poverty across Canada by supporting life-changing programs that get them on their feet both financially (through skill-based training), and personally (by supporting them in other aspects of their lives like building confidence, networking and securing child care). To date, the Canadian Progress Club Elevate and the Worldwide WOW Photo Competition have donate $70,000 to The Canadian Women’s Foundation.

Contest Categories

Professional Photographer
For the purposes of this contest, a professional is considered anyone who derives greater than 50% of his/her income from photography
And/or has been published as a professional photographer
And/or has a professional photographer designation
Amateur Photographer

When entering your photograph in one of the above categories, you will be asked to specify a “Theme” for your photograph. One of the options below must be selected:

Faces Around the World
Capture Canada
Global Travel
Nature

Fees:

Paid

Prizes:

Professional Photographer Category Prizes:

1st Place:
$2000.00 Cash Prize sponsored by National Captioning Canada
The winning photo will be featured by Photolife Magazine.

2nd Place:
$500.00 Cash Prize sponsored by National Captioning Canada
The winning photo will be featured by Photolife Magazine.

3rd Place:
$100 Gift Card from http://www.thecamerastore.com/
Bluetooth Subwoofer Speaker with cell phone answering capabilities
The winning photo will be featured by Photolife Magazine.

Amateur Photographer Category Prizes:
1st Place:
$1000.00 Cash Prize sponsored by National Captioning Canada
$1000 Gift Card from http://www.thecamerastore.com
The winning photo will be featured by Photolife Magazine.

2nd Place:
$250 London Drugs Gift Card sponsored by London Drugs
$50 gift card from The Keg Restaurant
$25 gift card from Chapters Indigo Canada
Hoverbase Bluetooth Docking Speaker with Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery ($150.00)
The winning photo will be featured by Photolife Magazine.

3rd Place:
$100 Gift Card from http://www.thecamerastore.com/
Veho VCC-004-ATOM-NPNP Micro Camcorder

Eligibility:

This contest is open to residents of Canada, except employees and members of CPC Elevate, employees of WOW Sponsors and their immediate families.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

Contestants must affirm that submissions are their original work. Contestants are solely responsible for obtaining model releases for any recognizable individual, if applicable. As such, contestants hold the contest sponsors harmless from any breach of copyright or other law in Canada, the USA and elsewhere and from consequential litigation.

CPC Elevate will retain the use of entries and reserves the right to publish photographs and/or use them in CPC Elevate promotional material & CPC Elevate charity fundraising events only, without compensation to the photographer. The photographer retains all rights to the image outside of CPC Elevate's use to promote future Worldwide WOW events and contests.

Theme:

Other Open Theme