Photo Contest




Photographers of all levels (pro to beginner) are invited to enter.

Photographers may shoot for whatever portion of time period they deem necessary, and they may photograph any Dominion Energy Riverrock personality, competition, activity or venue they choose.

Check out the 2021 Winners!

Cost & Registration

Through May 9: $10
May 10 – 16:  $15

Includes a chance to win cool prizes!

Entries are non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-deferrable, even in the case of a race cancellation, postponement, event format changes, and/or if you are unable to participate.

Categories

Photo of the Day

Submit a daily photo over the event weekend! The daily winner will be announced the following morning.

See the section below for additional competition rules.

Overall Winners

Submit your five best photos from the entire event weekend! The overall winner will be announced the week after the event.

See the section below for additional competition rules.

Note: You may enter photos in both categories, but each photo is only eligible to win in one category.

Rules

This competition is open to photographers of all ages.

Photo of the Day Submission details:
Photographers may submit one image at the end of each day as high resolution .jpeg files via email to riverrockphotocontest@gmail.com. To be considered for our Photo of the Day contest, you must submit the photo by 11:59 p.m. that day. You are allowed to submit only one image per day. All file names should include the photographer’s name and the date  (i.e. Joe Millionaire – 5.14, Joe Millionaire – 5.15, etc.). Please include contact information in the email. Late submissions will NOT be accepted. DO NOT include watermarks on the images.

Overall Weekend Photo Submission details:
Photographers must submit no more than five (5) images as high resolution .jpeg files via email to riverrockphotocontest@gmail.com by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 17th. All file names should include the photographer’s name and image number  (i.e. Joe Millionaire – 1, Joe Millionaire – 2, etc.). Please include contact information in the email. Late submissions will NOT be accepted. No more than one image per photographer will be eligible for prizes. DO NOT include watermarks on the images.

A panel of judges will be looking for the one overall image that captures the spirit of Dominion Energy Riverrock.  Photographers will be responsible for providing their own equipment.  Organizers will not be responsible for incomplete, late or damaged submissions. Photographers agree to share rights to all images submitted with Sports Backers and Venture Richmond. By entering a photo in the Digital Photo Contest, the entrant is granting Sports Backers and Venture Richmond a nonexclusive, transferable, royalty-free license to publish the photo for advertising, marketing and promotional purposes without attribution (in some cases), compensation, permission or further notification to the entrant. Employees of the Sports Backers and Venture Richmond are ineligible for the contest.

For the Photo of the Day contest, results will be announced the following morning. For the Overall Weekend Photo Contest results will be announced on Thursday, May 20 on the Dominion Energy Riverrock website.

Awards

Prizes will be given to the top  photographers.

Past Winners

2021
2019
2018
2017
2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010