2012 Contest Submissions

Posted on: April 1st, 2013

Have a look here at your submissions to our 2012/2013 Contest. Please keep in mind, more are uploaded on a regular basis. That means if yours isn’t showing up yet it will, pretty soon.

Videos Category | “Win a Houseboat Vacation” | $6200 Value

This video was submitted by Melinda Pedregosa.

This video was submitted by Liam Mullany.
The text he sent us along is the following:”3 days, 2000 kilometres, no sleep. After spending years looking at my computer’s desktop background of Moraine Lake, I decided to saddle up and make the trek, along with Patrick Hage-Moussa, from Vancouver to the Rockies to check it out first-hand.
The trip involved climbing one of the peaks overlooking Lake Louise, Mt. Fairview as well as a scenic drive home through Jasper on the Icefields Parkway.”

This video was submitted by Jean-Pierre Corp.
The text he sent us along is the following:”Mt. Fairview panorama, Banff National Park, Alberta.”

This video was submitted by Jean-Pierre Corp.
The text he sent us along is the following:”Mt. Allan panorama, Spray Valley Provincial Park, Kananaskis Country, Alberta.”

This video was submitted by Allen Gibson.
The text he sent us along is the following:”Shots of our expedition into the heart of Wells Gray Provincial Park, British Columbia.”

This video was submitted by Karla Parchoma.
The text she sent us along is the following:”I love British Columbia, Kelowna.”

This video was submitted by Stephan Meinke.
The text he sent us along is the following:”Summer 2011. Our family spent a week in Jasper and a couple of days in the Okanagan.”

This video was submitted by Stephan Meinke.
The text he sent us along is the following:”My daughter spent 6 months in Jasper National Park in 2011. I put together some of her video clips and pictures.”

This video was submitted by Stephan Meinke.
The text he sent us along is the following:”Summer 2011. I compiled a few clips from Ellison Provincial Park in the Okanagan and Jasper National Park.”

This video was submitted by Stephan Meinke.
The text he sent us along is the following:”Summer 2012. This is a summary of our holidays we spent that summer in BC and Alberta. We visited the Okanagan where we rode our bikes through Myra Canyon and enjoyed the beach at Ellison Provincial Park. We went to Calgary, Banff, Drumheller, the Badlands and Dinosaur Provincial Parks.”

This video was submitted by Stephan Meinke.
The text he sent us along is the following:”December 2011. This is about an hour’s hike from Cypress Bowl Provincial Park in West Vancouver. This is a fantastic view overlooking Howe Sound. At this place you only have to stretch out your arm and these whiskey jacks will land on it.”

This video was submitted by Stephan Meinke.
The text he sent us along is the following:”Summer 2012. This is a really special place with real Dinosaur bones! Awesome landscape, exciting programs and highly educational. Great fun for the whole family.”

This video was submitted by Stephan Meinke.
The text he sent us along is the following:”Summer 2011. We spent one week in Jasper National Park and saw lots of wildlife.”

This video was submitted by Stephan Meinke.
The text he sent us along is the following:”January 2013. Vancouver was fogged in but in Burnaby Mountain Park you were above the clouds. So I put my camera on a tripod and shot pictures in intervals of 4 seconds to produce these time lapses. In the background you can the Coast Mountains.”

This video was submitted by Stephan Meinke.
The text he sent us along is the following:”This was a great cycling trip in the Okanagan in the summer 2011 along the old Kettle Valley Railway route in Myra Canyon near Kelowna.”

This video was submitted by Stephan Meinke.
The text he sent us along is the following:”In summer 2012, we visited Banff National Park.”

This video was submitted by Laura Bentley.
The text she sent us along is the following:”Banff landslide, 2 km west of Banff on July 20, 2012, once in a lifetime experience.”

This video was submitted by Marshall Proctor.
The text he sent us along is the following:”My wife Marlene entered the contest with a video shot in Mt. Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks. This video was taken on August 20, 2012. The four cousins are our grand children, two from Coldstream and two from Calgary. They composed their own song at the end of the video.”
The text she sent us along is the following:”Join us as we experience the mountain parks in Kananaskis Country and Banff and Yoho National Parks: hiking, cycling, kayaking, photography, snowshoeing and a helicopter ride.”

Details about the prizes and categories can be found here.

Allow 24 to 48 hours for review and approval.
Please keep in mind your photos might be optimized according to best practices for Web display.

Please make sure you send us your photos/videos descriptions, dates and locations. This is critical, as without this valuable information we won’t consider your submissions for any prizes. We still might post them on our website though.

This year there are four categories;
– Dream Getaway to Banff (Only photos in the Flowers & Wildlife Category will be considered)
– Dream Getaway to Jasper (Only photos in the Landscapes & Sunsets Category will be considered)
– Dream Getaway to Revelstoke (Only photos in the friends & Family Category will be considered)
– Houseboat Vacation (Only “Experiences Videos” will be considered).

Good luck all!!

Contest rules

Eligibility: Employees of CMI Publishing and the contest sponsors are not eligible. There is no limit on the number of entries that any one contestant can submit. The entry deadline for all four prize packages is March 31, 2013.

Submissions: Are limited to photos taken within the mountain parks of Alberta, British Columbia, and Montana. Digital images should be saved as JPGs, in CMYK mode at 300 DPI.

All images should have minimum dimensions of 4” by 6”. All entries must include the name and contact information of the photographer, a caption for the photo, and specifics on the date and location as to when the image was taken.

Here’s how to enter:

Mail your entry to: CMI Publishing, 116 Parkview Way SE, Calgary, AB, T2J 4M8.
Drop off your entry to The Camera Store, 802 – 11th Ave SW, Calgary, AB, T2R 0E5.
Upload your image(s) above.
email your entry to Contest@ExperienceMountainParks.ca.

Selection:
Photo submissions will be reviewed and selected on technical quality, creativity, composition, and overall impact. The winners hereby agree to have their names, photos, and entries published in the 2013 edition of Experience The Mountain Parks, and online at www.ExperienceTheMountainParks.ca. Judging of the entries will be conducted by a panel of professional photographers. All decisions by the judging panel will be final.

Rights:
Photographic submissions remain the property of the photographer. The sponsors reserve full usage rights of all entries for a period of three years, without cost, for use in tourism brochures, and any other corporate promotional materials. CMI Publishing reserves the right to showcase all winning and honourable mention photography indefinitely within Experience the Mountain Parks, on the contest website and within contest promotional material. Sponsor rights shall not include the sale of submitted photographs to other parties or other commercial use. Photo credits will be provided where possible at the discretion of the sponsors.

More opportunities to win! Throughout the year, we will post other contests and specials, so refer to our blog page weekly and follow Bob on Twitter (close to 16,000 are!!)

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