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2009 Photo Contest

"Missouri Parks"
2009 Lottery Calendar Photo Contest

How To Enter | Official Rules | Entry Form

tower grove parkGood at photography and know of a pretty park in your area? Here�s your opportunity to show it off and win up to $500 in cash or $100 in Scratchers tickets. Simply mail us a completed entry form and your favorite park photo (digital photos must include a printed copy of the photo and the original picture on a CD � one CD per entry).

Pick a specific subject within the park for your photo. Close-ups are preferred over panoramic landscape views. Look for interesting backgrounds and camera angles. Don�t forget about the different seasons throughout the year; they can make great calendar photos, too. Seasonal photos will receive special consideration.

Your photo may be one of the 13 selected to be featured in the Lottery�s 2009 Missouri Parks calendar, which will be distributed to Lottery retailers, winners and made available for players to purchase at A different photo, along with the photographer�s name, will be featured for each month of the calendar. A 13th photo may be selected for the cover. The following prizes will be awarded:

Grand Prize (1):
$500 to the photographer whose photo is selected as the best of the 13 winners, along with name recognition on the calendar and a copy of the 2009 calendar.
First Prize (12):
$100 in Scratchers will be awarded to the photographers of the remaining 12 winning photos, along with name recognition on the calendar and a copy of the 2009 calendar.

parkBefore entering, please make sure that your entry meets all guidelines as outlined in the official rules of the photo contest. The guidelines have changed from previous years, so please be sure to read them carefully.

Photographs and contest entry forms can be mailed to (this address only):

�Missouri Parks� Photo Contest
Missouri Lottery
P.O. Box 1603
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1603

Entries must arrive at that address by 5 p.m. Friday, June 27, 2008, to be eligible. Entries also may be hand delivered to any Lottery regional office in St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield or at Lottery headquarters in Jefferson City until 5 p.m. Friday, June 27, 2008.