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|| SportsShooter.com: News Item: Posted 2000-01-24
Sports Shooter Contest Deadline Nears
By Robert Hanashiro
The deadline for the 2nd annual Sports Shooter Contest is midnight, Jan. 31, 2000.
We are proud to announce this year's contest features over $7,000 in prizes donated by our wonderful sponsors.
There will be a few changes in this year's contest. We will be accepting entries via email only. All entries must be received at SptShtr@AOL.com by midnight Pacific time on January 31, 2000.
Entries must be 72 dpi with dimensions not to exceed 6 inches. Images should also be compressed at a Photoshop JPEG setting of 4. You can enter up to two images per category in up to two different categories with a total limit of 4 images.
All entries must have been TAKEN between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 1999.
Entries must have complete captions, including when it was taken, in the Photoshop "file info". Your name, address and the publication the image was shot for should also be included somewhere in the "file info."
Failure to include complete entry info will result in disqualification.
NOTE: The contest is open to only Sports Shooter subscribers. If you aren't already a subscriber (it's FREE), just email Robert Hanashiro to be put on the mailing list.
This contest is for fun and a little recognition, so please accept the rules and decision of the judges in the spirit of this contest.
All winners will be posted on the Sports Shooter Archive web site.
To take a look at last year's contest winners, go to:
NOTE: do not mail entries to my MindSpring email address. The contest entries must be emailed to SptShtr@AOL.com. You don't want to make me mad by clogging this email address with your contest entries. Remember, I am one of the judges and you wouldn't want me mad at you!
Tentative judges are Robert Hanashiro of USA TODAY and Peter Read Miller of Sports Illustrated.
Thanks to Bruce Kwitny at Roberts, Jason Ness and Wayne Shipman from Eastman Kodak; Chuck Westfall from Canon, USA, Ron Taniwaki from Nikon, Bob Luce of Fujifilm, Jeff Snyder from Penn Camera and Larry Nolan of Versa-Flex Inc. for helping to make the 2nd Annual Sports Shooter Contest
- Sports Action Photo of the Year (Film or Digital) 1st Nikon F100 camera body 2nd 50 rolls of Kodak E200 film 3rd Fuji backpack
- No Pro, No College (Digital) 1st Vera Flex MU1732.08 Multi Use Case and Microtech USB Dual Card Reader (from Penn Camera) 2nd LowePro Stealth Camera Bag (from Roberts Distributors) 3rd Fuji backback
- No Pro, No College (Film) 1st Canon 10 x 30 IS Binoculars 2nd 50 rolls of E200 film 3rd Fuji backpack
- No Ball (Digital and Film) 1st Canon 10 x 30 IS Binoculars 2nd 50 rolls of Kodak E200 film 3rd Fuji backpack
- Best Jube/Dejection (Film) 1st 100 rolls Kodak E200 film 2nd 50 rolls of Kodak E200 film 3rd Fuji backpack
- Best Jube/Dejection (Digital) 1st Vera Flex MU1724.08 Multi Use Case and Microtech USB Dual Card Reader (from Penn Camera) 2nd Vera Flex MU1417.06 Multi Use Case 3rd Fuji backpack
(All prizes subject to change due to availability.)
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