Tom Cain Photo Contest

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Tom Cain

Photo Contest


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Get your cameras out and start taking some pictures. We are starting the Tom Cain photo contest this year.

1. Contestant Eligibility
This contest is open to residents ages 10 and up who live in the Bay Area.

2. How to Enter
All eligible contestants may participate in this contest by filling out the entry form. Only one photo may be entered in each of the five categories.  Please make copies of the entry form if you are submitting a photo for more than one category. (Download Entry Form Here) (PDF)

3. Entry Fee

There will be a $5 entry fee for each photograph submitted (i.e. one submission = $5, two submissions = $10, etc). Only cash and checks (made payable to the City of Union City) will be accepted.  NO CREDIT CARDS PLEASE.  The entry fee is NONREFUNDABLE.

4. Guidelines

  • Photographs will only be accepted from the original photographer.

  • Submitted prints must be 8 x 10.  NO FRAMED PHOTOS, NEGATIVES OR SLIDES!

  • If your photo is selected, it must be mounted or framed and ready to be hung for display (specifications for the mount/frame will follow in the acceptance letter).

  • The display for the winning photographs will be announced in the acceptance letter. All winners will be notified by Friday, October 20 , 2017.

  • All photos submitted will become the property of Union City.  Some photos might be used for promotional purposes.   

  • No photos will be accepted without a complete Photo Contest Entry Form and a signed waiver.

  • You must have sufficient permission from all subjects in photo.

  • Photos with obscene, provocative, or otherwise inappropriate content will not be considered.

  • All federal, state, and local laws apply.


5. Copyrights & Permissions

  • The photographer must hold the copyright to all photos he/she submits to the contest.  Photos that violate the copyright laws will not be considered.

  • The use of public domain images is prohibited.

  • By submitting an image to Union City for the Photo Contest, you hereby grant Union City permission and rights to display and use the image for any purpose they see fit.

  • Photographers must have sufficient permission of any recognizable models, persons, or other items appearing in the photograph to be able to grant Union City the right to display their photograph. Your signature is acceptance of these guidelines, and also indicates that you have obtained such permission as necessary.

  • Any contest submissions that receive legal challenges from either copyright or insufficient model permissions will be removed.

  • By entering this Contest, all entrants agree Union City Community & Recreation Services, its partners, affiliates, employees, directors, and representatives are not responsible for any claims, losses, and damages arising out of the submission and display of any pieces (this would include photos, frames, or any place cards that were submitted).


If you have any questions, please contact Jesus Garcia at 510-675-5482 or email at