Celebrate 200 years with
St. Mark's Episcopal Church in LeRoy!
To highlight St. Mark's 200th anniversary in 2017, the church is sponsoring a Photo Contest.
The Photo Contest is open to all ages.
Photographers may enter up to two photos of the interior or exterior of the church. Photos may be either black and white or color and may be digitally enhanced. They must be received in an 11X14" frame, ready to hang. The photographers name must only appear on the back of the frame.
ENTRY SUBMISSIONS: Deliver framed photos to the church at 1 East Main St., LeRoy from January 2 through January 7, 2017 at the "Office" door on Church St. Office hours: Monday-Thursday 7:00 am - noon. The church will be open Saturday, January 7 from 9:00 am - noon.
JUDGING: A panel of three judges will select a Grand Prize. The decision of the Judges is final.
The People's Choice Award will be chosen by ballots available at St. Mark's Church and at Woodward Memorial Library duiring displays at those locations. The display at the church will take place from Friday, January 13, 2017 at 7:00 pm through Saturday, February 4. Photographs will be on display at Woodward Memorial Library, 7 Wolcott St., LeRoy from February 6 through March 31, 2017.
The winners will be announced on Saturday, April 2, 2017 at St. Mark's. Winners will be notified by phone, and winning entries will be announced on the church's Facebook page, webpage and in press releases.
PRIZES: The Grand Prize winner will receive a $50 gift certificate to Rowe Photo, Audio and Video and a 16X20" custom print from Jim DeLooze. The People's Choice Award winner will receive a $50 gift certificate to D&R Depot Restaurant, and the photo will be used on commemorative ornaments to be sold by the church starting during the anniversary year. The winner will receive three ornaments.
RIGHTS: Your photographs will help St. Mark's Church celebrate its long history in LeRoy and will bring attention to one of the most photographed buildings in western New York.
You will retain all rights to any photograph you submit. By submitting a photograph to the Photo Contest, you grant St. Mark's Church a royalty-free, nonexclusive right during the contest to:
*Display the photo in three locations
*Allow the Church and third-parties to share the photo on social media platforms
If your photograph is chosen as the Grand Prize Winner or the People's Choice Award, you grant St. Mark's Church a royalty-free, nonexclusive right, in perpetuity to:
*Retain a digital copy of your photograph
*Use the photograph on the Internet and in social media
*Use the photograph for the creation of a commemorative ornament
*Use the photograph in publicity or print materials for the church.
The Church will make every effort to credit the photographer whenever and wherever possible.
Display: In addition to the displays at the church and the Woodward Memorial Library, photographs will be displayed in St. Mark's Church during the month of April.
The Church office will be open Tuesday - Thursday, January 3-5, and Saturday, January 7
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