2. Kids only... 12 years and under, will be eligible to win
a monthly prize. You can only win the contest once. To
submit a photo or video to compete for a monthly prize,
the child's parent (or guardian) should help them create
an e-mail for their Entry Form. By including the parent or
guardian's name, it will verify the child's age and
birthday. (We need this information to verify the child's age and
eligibility and, if he/she wins, a mailing address to ship the prize to.
The e-mail address you use to enter will be how we will communicate
back to you in the event your photo or video is the winner.)
All personal information will be kept strictly private and protected!
Only one prize will be awarded for each month's contest.
Contests will only be held in those months when there is
a minimum of ten entries. If less than ten (10) entries
come in, those entries submitted will be held until a
month when enough have been submitted to hold a
3. The photo or video must feature the kid prominently.
Adults may appear in the photo or video, but the kid
must be the 'star'. (Please see the videos at the end of the 'Bluegill" and
"Crappie" fish ID videos. We hope to received many entries that are as entertaining
like these two videos and the photo below, are! Make your photo/video story telling.)
1. Photos or videos may be entered. Photos must be
digital and preferably in jpg format and of good quality;
the better the quality, the better your chances!
Video format should be in AVI, FLV, WMV or MP4.
4. All photo or video entries should be e-mailed to:
5. Each photo or video received will be entered in the
competition for the month during which it is received.
However, your photo or video may have been taken
at any time. If you have a great picture already, send
it in....so long as you were 12 or younger in the photo
Don't forget to tell me in your entry e-mail which of the
prizes (#1, #2 or #3) you would like.... should yours
turn out to be the winning photo or video for the
6. By e-mailing in an entry, the sender (child and parent
or guardian) agrees that his or her photo or video may be
used by Mel Hardman as he sees fit, without any further
permission or clearance, or compensation being due or
to be paid to the sender. All photos and videos
submitted to the contest effectively become the property
of Mel Hardman, i.e., Hardman has the [non-exclusive]
right to use them as he desires.
7. By e-mailing in an entry, Sender (both child and
parent or guardian) acknowledges that he or she has
read all of the above provisions and agrees hereto, and
that all information in their entry is true and correct.
Great photos like this will make the
contest very entertaining for everyone!
Be sure to put in your e-mail your name, your age, your
birthday, your parent or guardian's name and your
home (parent's) mailing address --no PO Box #. (If you
win, I need your mailing address to send your prize to
you. Your street address will NOT be published.)
Tell us where your photo or video was taken, when it
was taken and the name of anyone else appearing in
your photo or video and their relationship to you..
whether they are a family member or friend.
Also... tell us your story (how you caught your fish).
I will edit your email before putting it on the winner's
page with your picture so that only your name, age,
home town and your 'story' will be seen.