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Signs of Spring Photo Contest

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Welcome to Signs of Spring Photo Contest!
The contest is closed!
The submission period for this contest has closed. To view the entries, go to the "View Entries" tab above. Winners will be announced on Sunday, March 14 in the Life section of The News-Review and on

How does it work?
Entering is easy. Simply click on the 'Submit a Photo' tab above to send us your photo. staff reviews all entries before they are available for voting. Each person is limited to 3 submissions. Each photo submitted is one chance to win the Nikon Coolpix S230 Digital Camera Kit from The Camera Center, valued at $199.98.

What kind of photos can I submit?
We're looking for anything that shows signs of spring. From early blooms to spring sports, anything goes. Photos that are in no way related to the coming change of seasons will not be approved and will not be eligible to win any of the prizes. Please submit high-resolution photographs so they'll look great if we print them in the newspaper.

Can I still play if the contest has already started?
Absolutely. The contest opened on Monday, March 1 and will accept entries through noon om Wednesday, March 10. All entries have an equal chance of winning the Grand Prize and the Judge's Prize. To have the best chance at winning the Readers' Choice contest, enter as early as possible.

Are there prizes?
Yes, we have three great prizes!

The Grand Prize, awarded to a randomly selected entrant, is a Nikon Coolpix S230 Digital Camera Kit from The Camera Center at the Roseburg Valley Mall, valued at $199.98. Each person is allowed up to three entries, each one being a chance to win the Grand Prize.

The Judge's Choice winner will be chosen by the N-R staff, and will win a high-quality, full-sized photographic reproduction of the gallery as it is printed in The News-Review. The Reader's Choice winner will be the photo that receives the most votes, and will also receive a high-quality, full-sized photographic print of the gallery as it is printed in The News-Review. These prints are valued at $33 each.

Do I need to be registered?
Yes, registration is required for both submitting a photo and for voting and commenting. Registration information is important so you can be contacted if you win one of our great prizes.

How does voting work?
Up to two votes can be cast each hour per computer. Reader votes will decide the Readers' Choice winning photo. Use the sharing links below each photo to help recruit friends and family to vote for your entry.

Where will my photos appear?
On the Web: Your photos, when approved, will appear in a photo gallery within this section of This gallery is where other readers will vote on photos, use social networks to share photos, and generate e-mails to share a link to the photo. Top rated photos may be used on other pages of

In Print: The top photos, selected by our judges and by reader votes, will be published in the March 14, 2010 edition of The News-Review.

The News-Review may also use photos in other publications. If used, the photographer will receive proper attribution.
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Submission Period
Mon, Mar 01 2010 9:00 AM - Wed, Mar 10 2010 12:01 PM
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