PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

EXPERIENCE THE NATION'S
PREMIER OUTDOOR SPORTS
AND MUSIC FESTIVAL!

MAY 19-21  I  RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

FRIDAY, MAY 19 - SUNDAY, MAY 21

Cash prizes are up for grabs! Photographers of all levels (pro to beginner) are invited to enter. Photographers may shoot for whatever portion of time period they deem necessary, and they may photograph any Dominion Riverrock personality, competition, activity or venue they choose. Back again in 2017, the top three winning shots will be published in the August issue of Outside Magazine!

PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

FRIDAY, MAY 19 - SUNDAY, MAY 21

Cash prizes are up for grabs! Photographers of all levels (pro to beginner) are invited to enter. Photographers may shoot for whatever portion of time period they deem necessary, and they may photograph any Dominion Riverrock personality, competition, activity or venue they choose. Back again in 2017, the top three winning shots will be published in the August issue of Outside Magazine!

Cost:

Through March 31
$10
April 1 - April 30 $10
May 1 - May 17 $15
On Site May 19-21 $20


Includes: a cool event t-shirt, post-race beer or soda, and a free concert.

REGISTRATION

SIGN UP ONLINE through 11:59 p.m. on May 17.

On site registration is located in the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar courtyard during the following times:
Friday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Sunday, May 21 beginning at 10 a.m. 

Entries are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Packet Pick Up:

All photographers MUST* check in the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar courtyard during the following times: 

Friday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

*Failure to check in will eliminate them from prize money consideration.

Age Requirements:

This competition is open to photographers of all ages.

Rules:

Photographers must submit no more than five (5) images as high resolution .jpeg files via email to riverrockphotocontest@gmail.com by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 22nd. All file names should include the photographer's name (i.e. Joe Millionaire - 1). Please include contact information in the email. Late submissions will NOT be accepted. No more than one image per photographer will be eligible for prize money. DO NOT include watermarks on the images.

A panel of judges will be looking for the one overall image that captures the spirit of Dominion Riverrock.  Photographers will be responsible for providing their own equipment.  Organizers will not be responsible for incomplete, late or damaged submissions. Photographers agree to share rights to all images submitted with Sports Backers and Venture Richmond. By entering a photo in the Digital Photo Contest, the entrant is granting Sports Backers and Venture Richmond a nonexclusive, transferable, royalty-free license to publish the photo for advertising, marketing and promotional purposes without attribution (in some cases), compensation, permission or further notification to the entrant. Employees of the Sports Backers and Venture Richmond are ineligible for the contest. 

Results will be announced on Thursday, May 25 on the Dominion Riverrock website.   

Awards:

Prize money will be awarded to the top three photos:   

1st $500
2nd $250
3rd $150


$50 honorable mention cash prizes will be awarded at the discretion of the judges to the top photos in as many as all of the following categories: Music, Kayaking, Stand Up Paddle, Bouldering, Trail Running, Mountain Biking, Freestyle Biking, General Festival, Plein Air, Slacklining, and Ultimate Air Dogs.

More Info:

Email the Sports Backers.

Cost:

Through March 31
$10
April 1 - April 30 $10
May 1 - May 17 $15
On Site May 19-21 $20


Includes: a cool event t-shirt, post-race beer or soda, and a free concert.

REGISTRATION

SIGN UP ONLINE through 11:59 p.m. on May 17.

On site registration is located in the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar courtyard during the following times:
Friday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Sunday, May 21 beginning at 10 a.m. 

Entries are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Packet Pick Up:

All photographers MUST* check in the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar courtyard during the following times: 

Friday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

*Failure to check in will eliminate them from prize money consideration.

Age Requirements:

This competition is open to photographers of all ages.

Rules:

Photographers must submit no more than five (5) images as high resolution .jpeg files via email to riverrockphotocontest@gmail.com by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 22nd. All file names should include the photographer's name (i.e. Joe Millionaire - 1). Please include contact information in the email. Late submissions will NOT be accepted. No more than one image per photographer will be eligible for prize money. DO NOT include watermarks on the images.

A panel of judges will be looking for the one overall image that captures the spirit of Dominion Riverrock.  Photographers will be responsible for providing their own equipment.  Organizers will not be responsible for incomplete, late or damaged submissions. Photographers agree to share rights to all images submitted with Sports Backers and Venture Richmond. By entering a photo in the Digital Photo Contest, the entrant is granting Sports Backers and Venture Richmond a nonexclusive, transferable, royalty-free license to publish the photo for advertising, marketing and promotional purposes without attribution (in some cases), compensation, permission or further notification to the entrant. Employees of the Sports Backers and Venture Richmond are ineligible for the contest. 

Results will be announced on Thursday, May 25 on the Dominion Riverrock website.   

Awards:

Prize money will be awarded to the top three photos:   

1st $500
2nd $250
3rd $150


$50 honorable mention cash prizes will be awarded at the discretion of the judges to the top photos in as many as all of the following categories: Music, Kayaking, Stand Up Paddle, Bouldering, Trail Running, Mountain Biking, Freestyle Biking, General Festival, Plein Air, Slacklining, and Ultimate Air Dogs.

More Info:

Email the Sports Backers.

SPONSORS

ABOUT DOMINION RIVERROCK

What better way to celebrate the Richmond riverfront than at the nation’s largest outdoor sports and music festival?! Dominion Riverrock, organized by Sports Backers and Venture Richmond Events LLC, puts the James River and downtown Richmond on display. From music to mud pits, bikes to beer, SUPs to pups, and climbing to kayaks, it’s uniquely RVA! Rock the day and night away, watch professional athletes thrill the crowd, and maybe even get a little dirty yourself. This isn’t your typical festival, but we’re not your typical town!

THANKS TO ALL OUR SPONSORS INCLUDING:

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THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:

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