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Welcome to the Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 15 Sandbox!

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 15 Sandbox 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 15 Sandbox 1st Place Sponsor is…

de Lazy Lizard Tiki Marina & Island Grill

Cool Capture Challenge Week 15 Sandbox 1st Place Sponsor de Lazy LizardLocated at 305 N 1st St, Ocean City, MD 21842 [Map | Website]. At de Lazy Lizard Waterfront Family Restaurant in Ocean City, Maryland we not only offer great family dining, a fun kid’s play area and awesome indoor & outdoor dining – we also have a terrific bayside marina! Take a break from cruising the bay and grab lunch, dinner or a Happy Hour drink at the Lizard. You can pull right up and dock your boat, jet ski, or whatever at the de Lazy Lizard Marina.

First Place #KidsView Photo wins a de Lazy Lizard $25 Gift Certificate!

Cool Capture Challenge Week 15 Sandbox - Lori McClellan photo

This Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 15 Sandbox is all about us finding cool photos from around your favorite #sandbox

So, how big is your #sandbox?  Some of us are fortunate to live here in Ocean City MD, as such our #sandbox is 10 beautiful miles long.  Your #sandbox may be in your backyard, at the playground, a tennis court, or it may be from your vacation here at the beach.  Share some pix of the sand in your shoes, in between your toes, wherever you can find it…

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 15 Sandbox 2nd Place Sponsor is…

Mug & Mallet

Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Week 15 Sandbox Sponsor - Mug & Mallet * 2nd St Boardwalk * Ocean City MDLocated at 109 Atlantic Ave at the corner of 2nd St & the Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD 21842 [Map | Website]. When walking down the boardwalk at 2nd St you can not miss the unmistakable aroma of the freshly steamed Maryland Crabs.  Open 7 days a week from 11:00 am to 2:00 am, Happy Hour at the bar from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and a 2nd Happy Hour at the bar from 9:00 pm to Close.  And, it’s so much more than the crabs, you can enjoy Crab Cakes, Soft Shell Crabs, Crab Imperial, Racks of Ribs, Steamed Mussels, Steamed Clams, there is a Kid’s Menu for the little angels.  Dining inside and out….  Great service, great food!

Thank you to the Mug and Mallet for donating an Original Mug and Mallet T-Shirt of Your Choice for the 2nd place winner!


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Ready to Enter Your #Sandbox 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 >>  #Sandbox

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 15 Sandbox -> Guidelines

Cool Capture Challenge Week 15 Sandbox | Tag your pix #SandboxGuidelines for the Ocean City Cool Capture Challenge Photo Contests are fairly simple:

  • Photograph of something “sandy”
  • 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…  #Sandbox
  • 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 15 Sandbox

… And the Winners are… Click Here!


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Bringing you all the coolest stuff from around Ocean City MD. Articles about the past, the present and the future, lots of coupons and discounts, where to eat, shop, dance and play, and a whole lot more... We are big on taking cool pix from the beaches, bays and boardwalk, the people, the events and all the other cool stuff... Join us on our adventure! Hashtag your OC pix... #oceancitycool cause we'd love to see and share them! And, this website is a work in progress, so keep coming back, share it with your friends and we'd love your comments & suggestions!

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