Contest Rules

  1. Entry forms and payment must be postmarked or emailed by July 4, 2018. B.O.N.E.S. is not responsible for lost or misdirected entries, whether via mail, delivery service, or the Internet. Photo submission fees and voting fees are not refundable.

  2. An entry form must be completely filled out and signed or submitted online and all photo submissions paid for in full before the photo will be eligible for the voting phase.

  3. Only digital photo files will be accepted with the following requirements: Digital photos must be in color and in JPEG (jpg), PNG, or GIF format. All photos must be submitted by May 13, 2018

  4. To qualify as a contender for a large month photo, your digital photo must be at least 145 dpi resolution at 12" by 12"; and must be in focus (no blurring or pixilation) when viewed at 100%. The digital file size should be no less than 1.08MB (1,300KB). All photos that do not meet these qualifications will be entered into the calendar photo contest as a contender for a small photo.

  5. Only beagles may be in the photographs. Please do not include any people, other breeds of dogs, or other animals. Photos must be original work, previously unpublished images, and taken with consent of the current owner. Beagles in full dress or costume will NOT be accepted. While most beagles are so tolerant that we can do just about anything with them, we love beagles and want to see their cuteness with no distractions. Accessories such as collars, harnesses, flotation devices (if shown swimming), and scarves are acceptable.(No hats or glasses please, let those cute faces shine!) Photos that are copyrighted, include trademarks or brand names will NOT be accepted (due to copyright laws). Photos taken by a professional photographer will NOT be accepted. Photos that appeared in a previous year's calendar will not be considered. Entrants will retain the rights to their photos, however all photos submitted become property of B.O.N.E.S. and will not be returned. B.O.N.E.S. retains the right to use the photos submitted for any purpose, including but not limited to B.O.N.E.S. publications, the calendar, social media, and on our website.

  6. The selection of photos for inclusion in the voting process, and in what category, is at the sole discretion of the calendar committee and all decisions are final. B.O.N.E.S. reserves the right to disqualify a photo for any reason including but not limited to content and reproducibility. Please see our photo tips to help you submit the best possible photos.

  7. By signing the entry form, or completing your form online, you authorize B.O.N.E.S. to use your name and/or your pet's name in the calendar and related advertising.

  8. Entrants who are selected for the voting process will not be individually notified. Winners of the voting will be notified by August 22, 2018. Please do not contact B.O.N.E.S. regarding the status of your entry.