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Images grab our attention.  Good images tell a story.  Excellent images make us get lost in moments of time and spark emotions long forgot.  We want to see your best images from the upland fields.  We are looking for images that inspire and recreate your story of upland hunting.  Go beyond the tailgate grip and grin shots that fill your feed on a daily basis.  Show us your most creative and inspiring camera work from the uplands.  

HOW TO ENTER

After you have gone out and made memories, share them with the world.  To enter our contest, all you need to do is follow Pyke Gear on social media, share your image on Instagram or Facebook, tag @pykegear in your post and use #image_in_upland in the main description of your post. Make sure your image/account is set to public viewing.  Entries will be shown in the feed on this page, so be sure to check back often to see what other people have entered.
Our staff will choose the top 10 images from all the entries and then the final top 3 winners will be chosen by none other than Ron Boehme.  Please see the full contest rules and requirements at bottom of page.  
Winners will receive Pyke Gear gift certificates in the following amounts.  The winning images may also be used in upcoming Pyke promotional materials.
1st Place: $250
2nd Place: $150
3rd Place: $100

1. ELIGIBILITY: No purchase necessary to enter. Purchase will not improve chances of winning. This Promotion is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States, D.C., and Canada who are at least eighteen (18) years old at time of entry, except employees of Sponsor(Pyke Gear), its affiliated companies, subsidiaries, dealers, sales representatives, distributors, advertising agencies, promotional and prize suppliers and the immediate families and household members of each. This Promotion shall only be construed and evaluated according to applicable state and federal law. Void outside the fifty (50) United States, D.C., and Canada, and where prohibited. Residents of Quebec are not eligible to participate. ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning depend on the number and quality of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.
2. HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Pyke Image-In-Upland Photo Contest: During the Submission Period,  photos must be submitted via Instagram or Facebook(please only enter on 1 platform) as an image post, and MUST be tagged with @PykeGear and contain the hashtag "#Image_In_Upland" in the main image description.  NOTE: YOU MUST HAVE YOUR ACCOUNT/IMAGE SET TO PUBLIC in order for it to appear on our website.  Videos, Stories and Reels will not be considered for the promotion.  Images not properly tagged with both tags will not be considered.  Images submitted via any other method will not be considered in the promotion.  (please do not DM or email your image submissions)  The Submission Period begins October 28, 2022 and ends December 15, 2022. (See photo rules below to make sure your photo will be considered).  You may submit as many images as you like, but only one image per person will be considered in the final 10.
PHOTO RULES: All photos must be submitted via Instagram or Facebook by the end of the Submission Period in order to be considered. Photos must not include a competitor's logo, apparel or upland gear prominently displayed in the image. Images do not need to show Pyke Gear to be considered, however to be considered for future promotional use, Pyke Gear must be plainly visible in some portion of the image.  By entering, you warrant that the photo you submit is original and is your own, and does not infringe on the rights of any third party. You further warrant that your participation in this photo contest does not violate any agreement between you and a third party.  By entering the photo contest, you grant PYKE Gear the non-exclusive right to publish, use, distribute, reproduce and publicly display your photograph, and to create derivative works from your photograph, in perpetuity, in any of its online, print or other media publications, materials or exhibitions, for promotional purposes, including but not limited to for editorial, advertising, and publicity, without payment or compensation unless prohibited by law. You grant PYKE Gear permission to provide your name, and your city and state of residence, when publishing, reproducing or otherwise using your photo and when identifying you as an entrant or prize winner in the photo contest. While PYKE Gear will make every effort to credit photographers when using photos, there may be circumstances where it is not possible to do so. Subject to the rights granted to PYKE Gear, you retain all other copyrights and rights to future use of the photographs you enter into the contest.  If your photograph includes a recognizable person or people, you must secure permission from each person (or in the case of a minor, the minor's parent or guardian) to use his/her image in the photo contest, and present it to PYKE Gear, if requested.  PYKE Gear reserves the right to disqualify any entry if it finds, in its sole discretion, that an entrant has not secured a necessary release.  Any photos containing offensive content will not be eligible. All content must be appropriate for posting on a website and/or social media platforms that may be viewed by anyone. Obscene, provocative or otherwise questionable content will not be considered, and will result in disqualification of the photo. PYKE Gear retains sole discretion to determine what constitutes inappropriate content.  PYKE Gear reserves the right to modify any photo to fit spatial and branding requirements.
3. JUDGING CRITERIA, VOTING, & WINNER SELECTION -
Finalists and Winners - All submissions will be displayed until 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2022, when 10 Finalists will be chosen by PYKE Gear staff from all eligible submissions. www.pykegear.com  The selection of finalists will be at the discretion of the judges and Pyke Gear staff. 
Selection of the Pyke Image-In-Upland Photo Contest Grand Prize winner will be chosen by PYKE Gear Judge(s) to be named before the contest end period.  Judge(s) will vote on the images and the image with the most votes will be recognized as Grand Prize winner. The Grand Prize Winner will be chosen from the 10 Finalists.  The entrants whose photos are selected as the PYKE Image-In-Upland Photo Contest Winners may qualify to have their photo appear in PYKE Gear advertisements or marketing materials.
4. RESTRICTIONS:
a. This Promotion is not open to competition associations or automated competition entry services. Any use of such automated devices will cause disqualification. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and his or her Contest entry) who tampers with the entry or voting process. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend this Contest should fraud, virus, bug or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions or other errors, failures or delays in computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Proof of entering information on PYKE Gear’s website is not considered proof of delivery or receipt by PYKE Gear. PYKE Gear reserves the right to exclude certain individuals from participating for reasons such as violation of the conditions of participation, duplicate participation, attempted manipulation of the Promotion or its voting processes, and reserves the right to take legal action.
b. All entrants must have a valid email address at time of entry. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an electronic entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the "Authorized Holder" in whose name the email account is registered, provided that person meets all eligibility criteria set forth in the Eligibility section of these Official Rules. "Authorized Holder" shall mean the natural person assigned to an email address by an Internet Access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Please see Sponsor’s privacy policy for details of the contest policy regarding the personal information collected in connection with this Contest.