*** NOTICE: New Photo Post Procedure – We are doing away with the Photo Albums and going back to posting right on the Ocean City Cool Facebook Group Timeline – You MUST include the Challenge’s Hashtag with your post, ONLY 1 picture per post, ONLY 2 entries per person ***
Welcome to the Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 13 Stars!
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 13 Stars 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 13 Stars 1st Place Sponsor is…
Captain’s Galley II
Located at 12817 Harbor Rd, Ocean City, MD 21842 [Map | Website]. We keep the tradition of great Maryland seafood alive! Here, you can enjoy our famous, nationally recognized “best” crab cakes in Ocean City. We offer a wide variety of all your seafood favorites, as well as daily “fresh catch” specials. We offer free boat docking for customers. And of course, our large open deck is perfect for steamed crabs while taking in the beautiful view of the harbor. It’s seafood fit for a Captain!
First Place #Stars Photo wins a $25 Gift Certificate to the Captain’s Galley II
This Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 13 Stars is all about us finding cool #Stars…
This weekend is the Perseid Meteor Shower with hundreds of meteor per hour flying by at 132,000 mph, yes fast but you’ll see them coming. Read this to see how to view this heavenly display… Click Here!
Again, it’s all about imagination & being creative… This Photo Contest is open to all, and is up to you if you’d like to be creative with it… Share your Painting, Photoshop it, have fun with it…
This week’s Cool Capture Challenge Week 13 Stars 2nd Place Sponsor is…
Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
Located at Pier Building on the Boardwalk, 401 S Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842 [Map | Website]. The only place in Ocean City where you’ll find a shrunken head, a 12ft tall robot sculpture made from scrap car parts, one-of-a-kind artwork, the world’s rarest egg, and two-headed animals!
Thank you to the Ripley’s Believe It or Not for donating a Pair of Adult Admission Tickets for the 2nd place winner, so Mom & Dad you get in free and only have to pay for the little angels to see all the cool stuff inside!
Ready to Enter Your “Stars” photos, Cool, first keep reading…
How is the Winner Selected?
First, make sure you enter your photo on the Ocean City Cool Facebook GROUP Timeline…
Second, your pictures must include this week’s hashtag >> #Stars
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…
Our goal is to keep this as simple to enter as possible, and easy to know who’s pix is 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 13 Stars -> Guidelines
- Photograph of something starry
- 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 may be Straight Out Of Camera (SOOC) or digitally adjusted, be creative
- 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… #Stars
- Photos must be posted on the Ocean City Cool Facebook Group Timeline
- 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.
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, voting stays open until the Pinned Post is taken down on Monday morning. 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 13 Stars…
… And the Winners are… Click Here!
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