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2015 gotcha! photo contest

January 27, 2015

The ATA News invites you to get your ­camera out and start shooting those award-winning ­photographs.

GOTCHA! Contest rules

1    Photos taken by ATA members and associate members of ­­education- or school-related activities are eligible. Photos ­depicting action are best.

2    Entries must be submitted by the teachers who took them.

3    The two best photos will receive first- and second-place awards. ­Honourable mentions will also be awarded.

4    Each entrant may submit up to five photos. Prints must not exceed 5 x 7 inches in size. All entries must be unmounted. Don’t send slides or instant photos. Digital photos are welcome. The file size should be about 4 mb or 5 x 7 inches at 300 dpi. Send photos to

5    Photos taken between September 1, 2014, and May 16, 2015, are ­eligible.

6    Each entry must be accompanied by a description of the activity, the names (if possible) of the people in the photo and the date when the photo was taken. Please provide this information on a separate sheet of paper. Do not write on the back of photos or attach anything to the front.

7    Don’t forget to include your name, school, and school and home phone numbers.

8    Send your entry to the ATA News Gotcha! Photo Contest, 11010 142 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5N 2R1. ­Entries must be received by 5 p.m. on May 16, 2015.

9    A panel of individuals with photography and teaching experience will judge the entries.

10    First- and second-place winners will receive certificates of merit. The decision of the judges is final.

11    Winning photographs will be published in the ATA News.

12    Photos may be published in the ATA News, the ATA Magazine or other Association ­publications.

13    Read carefully. Failure to comply with any of these rules may result in ­disqualification.

14 Get snapping and good luck!

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