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Feeney Semi-Annual Photo Contest's deadline for Submission is almost up! Hurry!

 

Here's your chance! Send in your project photos using Feeney Architectural or Feeney Garden products, and you have a chance to win BIG cash prizes. See when to enter for submission deadlines. Complete rules below.

For ideas, see current and past contest winners.

Feeney Semi-Annual Photo Contest's deadline for Submission is almost up! Hurry!

Who May Enter

Anyone age 18 and over. Employees of Feeney, Inc. (Feeney), subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and the immediate family members of each are not eligible. No purchase is necessary.

What To Enter

Photos of projects using our Feeney Architectural and Garden Products (CableRail, DesignRail®, Feeney Trellis kits, Sta-Lok® rod assemblies or Lightline® canopies). Projects may include decks, fences, trellises or other applications in exterior, interior, commercial or residential settings. We're looking for photos that show our products being used in interesting architectural designs, in beautiful settings or in unusual or creative ways. Of course, if you have any really cool, surreal or artistic shots incorporating our products, we'd love to see those too.

Cropped photographs are eligible, but those that have been digitally or otherwise enhanced or altered are not. The products shown in the photos must be of the CableRail, DesignRail®, Feeney Trellises, Sta-Lok® or Lightline® brand(s). Please note, for all railing photos, the railing installations must meet International Building Codes in order for the photo to be considered.

When To Enter

Two contests will be run during each calendar year. The first will include all entries either received by email or postmarked by the end of June. The second will include entries either received by email or postmarked by the end of December.

How To Enter

Please submit photographs as digital files or color prints. Give the subject heading "Feeney Photo Contest" to ensure us receiving your entries.

Digital Submissions

Be sure to shoot the original photographs in the highest resolution possible. Submitted photos must be a .jpeg or .tif format, 5" x 7" (or larger), at 300 ppi resolution. Files must be sized for emailing, we can provide an ftp option for larger than 5 Mb sizes. All prize winners will be asked to submit a copy of the original high-resolution file.

To submit, please email us and provide your name, address and phone number, photo location (city and state), the Feeney Architectural or Garden Product used (CableRail, DesignRail®, Feeney Trellis kits, Sta-Lok® rod assemblies or Lightline® canopies), type of project, description of project, and don't forget to attach a photo! Each photo entry must contain the above information for consideration. Multiple photos are encouraged to give our staff additional choices.

Color Print Submissions

Send via U.S. Mail an unmounted, glossy color print that's at least 5"x 7" in size to the following address:

Photo Contest
Feeney, Inc.
2603 Union Street
Oakland, CA 94607-2423

Affix pertinent contact & descriptive information (see above - Digital Submissions for list) to each color print. Prints without attached information will be disqualified. All prize winners will be required to submit an original negative, transparency or high-resolution file.

By sending your submission and entering the Contest, you certify that you have read all of the Official Contest Rules and accept and agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of Feeney, which shall be final, binding, and conclusive on all matters. All entries and photographs become the exclusive property of Feeney and will not be returned or acknowledged.

Feeney will not be responsible for lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected or illegible submissions or any computer, telephone, cable, network, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures or unavailability. The contest is void where prohibited, taxed or otherwise restricted by law.

Prizes

First Prize: $500.00 cash
Second Prize: $250.00 cash
Third Prize: $100.00 cash

Judging

Judging will be conducted by a panel of Feeney employees who will reserve the right to evaluate entries in a completely subjective manner while quaffing a few cold ones. However, no bribes of any kind will be allowed or accepted. The judging panel's decision is final.

Winners

The three prize winners for each contest will be notified by e-mail or U.S. Mail within 30 days of the judging of each contest and at that time they will be asked to submit an original slide, transparency, negative or digital file (digital files should not be less than 300 dpi at 5x7 or four megabytes). Those materials will be returned. Please allow 8 to 10 weeks after Contest has ended for prizes to be delivered. Winners will be posted on the appropriate Feeney, Inc. web site within 60 days of the end of the contest and certain non-winning photos may also be posted. Prize winners may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibilty/Originality and Publicity/Liability Release. All required documentation must be returned within 14 days from the date appearing on the letter of notification or the prize will be forfeited. Winners will also be responsible for paying any taxes they may owe on a prize. Prizes are non-transferable. In the event of non-compliance with these requirements, the prize will be forfeited and the entry with the next highest score will be declared the winner. Feeney reserves the right to disqualify entrants and/or cancel or suspend the Contest should unauthorized intervention or other causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Contest.

Rights to Photograph

An entrant must hold all rights to a photograph. Submission of an entry grants Feeney and its affiliated companies the unrestricted right to modify, edit, adapt, alter, publish and/or use the submitted photograph in any way, at any time and in any and all media in connection with the advertising or promotion of Feeney's products or services, without consideration or payment to the entrant or to any other third party. At its discretion, Feeney also reserves the right to include the name of the entrant as well as the city and state in which the photo was taken in any and all such above described advertising and promotional activities. The entrant represents that any person depicted in the photograph (or, if a minor, the minor's parent or guardian) consents to Feeney's use of the photograph in accordance with these Official Rules. The entrant is solely responsible for obtaining necessary authorizations (e.g. model release forms, etc) from all persons, the parents or legal guardians of minors, and the owners of all private property and trademarks appearing in the photograph to take the photograph and to grant Feeney the rights herein granted. Entrant further represents that the photo does not infringe or violate any third-party rights.

Release of Liability

All entrants release Feeney and each of Feeney's affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, agents and employees and all others associated with the development and execution of this Contest, from any and all liability with respect to, or in any way arising from, this Contest, and/or use of the prizes, including liability for personal injury. Feeney is not responsible for printing, production, or typographical errors or omissions, or other similar errors or omissions.

By sending your submission and entering the Contest, you certify that you have read all of the Official Contest Rules and accept and agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of Feeney, which shall be final, binding, and conclusive on all matters. All entries and photographs become the exclusive property of Feeney and will not be returned or acknowledged.

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