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2019 NRGRR Calendar Photo Contest:  Submission Guidelines

Photo Submission Guidelines for the 2019 NRGRR Calendar Contest

 * Please carefully review the guidelines, some things have changed this year!

  • Photo entries are accepted from May 15 through June 22, 2018.

  • $5 donation to NRGRR per photo entered into the contest.  No limit to the number of photos an individual can submit.  Your photo entry donation directly supports our rescue program.

  • Photos must include at least one NRGRR alum, but can include other dogs as well.  The NRGRR alum does not have to be a golden retriever.  Please, we would prefer no people in our photos.  

  • All photos submitted must be HORIZONTALin orientation.

  • Digital Images ONLY.  We are unable to accept printed snapshots.  

  • High quality photos are necessary!  To ensure that your image is of the appropriate quality to be used in the calendar, please follow these guidelines: 

    • Set your camera to take photos at the highest resolution possible.
    • Photos must be a minimum of 300 dpi in order to be cropped for the calendar page.
    • Please send original image(s) in .jpg or .tif format via email or CD (see below).
    • Please do not reduce file in order to send via email.  Send multiple emails if necessary.
    • When using smart phones or tablets, attach photos as original or actual size.
  • Please, no professional photos.

  • Each individual who submits a photo(s) must complete an entry form (photo release), link included below. Only one entry form is required per individual, regardless of the number of photos submitted.  

  • You will be contacted if there are any issues with the photos you submit. 

Submission instructions

  • By email:  Download the entry form provided below and email the completed document, along with your photo(s) to Kerry Ahrend at  You will receive confirmation of your entry within 72 hours. Submit your entry fee, $5 per photo, via Paypal at the following link:

  • By mail:  Download the entry form provided below and send the completed document, a CD of your photos, and your photo entry fee to the address below. Please postmark by June 19th, to ensure delivery by the deadline.
          NRGRR, Inc.
          c/o 2019 Calendar Photo Contest

          P.O Box 37156
          Raleigh, NC 27627

          Please make checks payable to NRGRR.

Click here for the Contest Photo Entry Form

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