Welcome to the Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 9 Summer Sports!
What is a Cool Capture Challenge? Each week we will host a Photo Contest for a named TOPIC, each week the topic is different, join in one, join in all, the more you join in, the more chances you have to win one of many great Prizes! So, let’s get started with the Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 9 Photo Contest!
AND, You do NOT have to take the pix in Ocean City, the Photo Contests are open to you wherever you may live, BUT you will have to come to OC to collect your prize…
This year we have a lot of great Sponsors who have donated Prizes for the Winners of each weeks Topic…
This week’s Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 9 Summer Sports 1st Place Sponsor is…
Located at 54th St on the Bay, Ocean City, MD 21842 [Map | Website]. Dine or just relax on our beautiful white sand private beach, enjoy the open air bar, and as the sun fades over the horizon, the patriotic sounds of Kate Smith’s WWII war bond song “God Bless America” fills your ears and can’t help but take your breath away. Open for lunch and dinner, and a menu that makes your mouth water… [Menu]. You’ll see why we say ‘Meet Us At Macky’s… Where Life Is Good”
Thank you to the Macky’s Bayside for donating an Original Macky’s Bayside T-Shirt for the 1st place winner.
This Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 9 Summer Sports is, as the Topic infers, all about cool sports you play during the summer. Living here at the beach I get to see all kinds of cool sports being played, Ultimate Beach Frisbee, Softball Games at Northside Park, Skateboarding at the Ocean Bowl, Surfing…
Again, it’s all about imagination & being creative… And, yes, some sports are played all year round, but we’d like to see this week’s take on the sports you are going to see and/or play…
This week’s Cool Capture Challenge Week 9 Summer Sports 2nd Place Sponsor is…
Sharky’s Paninis & Ice Cream is located at 12 Somerset St on Somerset Plaza, you can’t miss it, as you are walk south on the boardwalk, just before you arrive at the Jolly Roger Pier you’ll see the Somerset Arch, head west on Somerset a hundred steps on the right & look for the big blue shark! [Map | Facebook].
Sharky’s is new this year to Ocean City MD and a great addition to Somerset Plaza, with a great selection of Grill-Pressed Panini Sandwiches and Soft-Serve Ice Cream, and great sandwiches for the little angels, you’ll want to go back again & again!
Ready to Enter Your “Summer Sports” photo, Cool, first keep reading…
How is the Winner Selected?
First, make sure you enter your photo in the right Photo Album… The image to the right is what you will see when you click on this link for the Contest Photo Album, in the upper right corner you’ll see ‘Add Photo’s, click on that link in comments enter your Name & Photo Number (eg 1 of 2, or 2 of 2)…
Post your photos and get votes, comments and shares, the photos with the most combined activity is the Winner! Any ties we’ll have a run off…
NOTE: Only pix in this week’s Photo Album are counted, if you post in the wrong spot and get a million likes, sorry, but they do not count! ADD pix to the Album, then share the Albums link with your friends and family, more likes, comments & shares, better chance of winning!
Our goal is to keep this as simple to enter as possible, and easy to know who’s pix if the popular favorite… So, let’s get started, post your pix here!
… Sure there are rules and here they are…
Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 9 -> Guidelines
Guidelines for the Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Photo Contests are fairly simple:
- Photograph must have been taken during the Challenge timeline
- Photograph must have been taken by you or a member of your family
- Photograph must have been taken from anywhere east of the Mississippi
- Photograph must be Straight Out Of Camera (SOOC), no altering of images by any type of software
- Photograph MAY have your Watermark, Name, Logo or similar marking (recommend to make it unobtrusive so as not to take away from the focus of your photo and lessen your chance of winning!)
- You MAY submit two (2) photographs ONLY, submit more and ALL your photos will be deleted.
- Photographs MUST have the week’s hashtag in the comments of each of the photos you submit, if you submit two on one posts, BOTH photos must have this hashtag in the comments
- Photos must be posted in the current week’s Cool Capture Challenge Photo Album in the Ocean City Cool Facebook Group
- And, sorry, but you can only win once every 30 days, but enter anyway, we’d love to see your pix and you can always grab an Honorable Mention!
Do NOT post any of the following (You WILL be banned from Ocean City Cool for LIFE!)
- Hate speech, credible threats or direct attacks on an individual or group
- Content that contains self-harm or excessive violence
- Fake or impostor profiles
- Spam / Advertising
- Nudity or other sexually suggestive content (Hey, this is the beach, but be cool)
Ownership of Photos Submitted
They’re YOURS, as the creator of the photograph you own all rights to the photo. Check out these two posts by Facebook in regards to your rights as a publisher:
If you are still not sure if you trust the above, then DON’T post YOUR photograph! It’s that simple! We here at Ocean City Cool are NOT responsible if someone steals your photograph, and with the software available in the world today, it is possible. So, you are posting at your own risk, if that is NOT ok by you,DON’T post your photograph.
Where To Share Your Photos
This Cool Capture Challenge photo contest is for our Ocean City Cool Facebook Group ONLY, if you are not on Facebook and don’t want to add a Facebook account, then we’re sorry, but this photo contest is not for you. Each week we will create a Photo Album in the Group specifically for the weeks Photo Contest, photos must be posted in that Album or they will not be counted.
If you are ready to share the photo of choice then… Click Here!
When To Share Photos
From Thursday at 12:01 pm until Sunday night at 11:59 pm. Photos with at least 5 votes by our fellow members of the group, folks that appreciate what we share here, qualify! If there is a tie, yours truly will make the final decision. Winner to be announced Wednesday night when the photograph appears as the banner on the Group page. Ready to share… Click Here!
Questions or Comments…
Post your questions or comments in the Group Post about the week’s Photo Contest, we don’t want to miss them, so, make sure you are posting them in the right place! You will find the post in our Facebook Group… Click Here!
Cool Capture Challenge Week 9 Summer Sports…
… And the Winners are… Click Here!
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