Terms and conditions

2017 photography competition terms and conditions

By entering the Competition you are deemed to accept these Terms and Conditions.  

Closing date

The Competition will close at midnight on 31st Dec 2017.

Entries received after this deadline will not be accepted.

No responsibility is accepted for network, computer hardware or software failures of any kind which may restrict or delay the sending of your entry. No responsibility is accepted by Moors for the Future Partnership for entries lost, delayed, misdirected, and incomplete or which cannot be entered for technical or other reasons.

Entry details / Images

Entry to this competition is open to adults (aged 16 or over) and those aged 15 and under in the ‘Adults’ and ‘15 and under’ categories respectively.  To enter the '15 and under' category, you must be aged 15 years or younger on the date you enter the competition. 

All competition entries must state the name and date of birth of the competitor, e-mail address, postal address and phone number.

Entries must be submitted electronically via http://www.moorsforthefuture.org.uk/community-science/competition

A maximum of four (4) photos can be submitted per entrant in JPEG fomat (maximum size MB each). They must be relevant to the competition theme ‘Adventures in the Uplands’, and must have been taken in Great Britain. 

Please keep high resolution copies of your pictures (in case you win) for promotional and printing purposes. Professional photographers are not eligible to enter, and photos which have won other competitions will not be considered.


If your photograph features clearly identifiable people – you must obtain the permission of those people for the photograph to be used and tell them that the photograph may be used by Moors for the Future Partnership in connection with promotion of the competition, and may be seen by the public both online, in printed press, in an exhibition or other settings.

If you are taking images at an event attended by large crowds, such as a sports event this is regarded as a public area so you do not need to get the permission of everyone in a crowd shot, unless there are people in the foreground that are clearly identifiable (e.g. a race winner).  

Prizes and judging

Short-listing will take place between 1st January 2018 and 31st January 2018. Judges will then select winning and runner up images from each category.

The winners will be contacted via e-mail. They will then be officially announced via the Moors for the Future website and through our social media channels.

The advertised panel of judges may change in the event of circumstances outside the control of Moors for the Future Partnership.

Judges may also consider other relevant criteria, in addition to that set out in the ‘Competition Rules’, when making a decision.

The judges' decision is final and no discussion or correspondence will be entered into in respect of their decision.

The winners and runners up will receive prizes as described. Reasonable effort will be made to contact winners. However, prizes unclaimed within a reasonable time may be awarded to another entrant.

The prizes are non-transferable and there is no cash equivalent.

By entering the Competition you release Moors for the Future Partnership from and against all claims and damages arising from or in connection with your participation in the Competition. You agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions.

Entrants’ responsibilities

You are responsible for informing the Moors for the Future Partnership of any changes to the information entered on the entry form, in particular of any change of contact details at any time before the closing date.

You will not submit any photo which is, in the opinion of the Moors for the Future Partnership team, obscene, offensive, defamatory, vulgar, hateful, threatening, racist, sexist, discriminatory, or which otherwise violates any United Kingdom or international laws.   

Entries must be suitable to be broadcast, published or used online by Moors for the Future Partnership for audiences of all ages, but in particular for a child audience. Staff at Moors for the Future will ultimately decide if something is appropriate or not and whether it is eligible to be entered into the competition.

The competition is not open to Moors for the Future Partnership or Peak District National Park staff members.

Copyright and usage

By submitting your entry to the competition, you confirm and warrant that:

  • That it is your original work
  • You have the permissions referred to above to enter the photograph into the competition
  • You have not licensed or disposed of any rights in the entry that would conflict with uses to be made in the licensing section below
  • You agree to take part in any post-competition publicity

By entering the competition, and if your entries are selected for the shortlist, as a runner-up or winner, you grant Moors for the Future Partnership a non-exclusive and royalty-free license to reproduce, publish or exhibit, on any media, the entry in connection with the promotion of the competition and may include, but is not limited to:  

  • News coverage of the competition
  • Moors for the Future Partnership website and social media
  • Exhibitions
  • Publications – such as leaflets and reports in connection with the competition
  • Use in press releases to be distributed to national, regional and specialist press giving information about or promoting the competition.

You will retain full copyright for your entry. Whenever your entry is published by Moors for the Future Partnership you will be credited. Failure to publish a credit due to error or oversight shall not be deemed a breach of this condition.

Entrants’ details will be stored for the purposes of the competition. By entering the competition, entrants agree that Moors for the Future Partnership can collect, save and process the personal data provided (the Data) for the sole purposes of the competition.

Moors for the Future Partnership reserves the right to cancel or amend the Competition, the dates, the Rules and the Terms and Conditions of entry at any time and without prior notice. Any changes will be posted either within these terms and conditions or in the competition details or on the Moors for the Future website.

The organiser of this competition is: Moors for the Future Partnership www.moorsforthefuture.org.uk  

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