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Photo Submission:

Photo entry submissions will begin at midnight June 19, 2017 and will end at 11:00 pm CST on Friday, July 16, 2017.

The cost of submitting a photo is $15. There is no limit to the number of photos you can submit, but each photo submitted will be charged $15.

Complete the entry form and upload photos via photo submission link in the red box. See "Tips” for further details on the technical aspects of your submission and  for helpful hints on taking good photos. You will be asked to submit a very brief description of the photo (25 words or less).

Entry forms must be submitted online and must be paid in full before the voting phase begins.

Photos must be of your beagle(s).  It should not include any people.  We are now allowing other breeds of dogs to be in the photos. You must be the legal owner of the dog(s) in the picture.

Photos must be an original, unpublished work. No copyrighted images will be accepted. The photos cannot contain a photographer’s signature. Photos entered on the website for voting will be untouched. They will post exactly as they are submitted. We reserve the right to crop/manipulate/re-size the photo for the final printing of the calendar.

Midwest BREW retains the right to use the photos submitted for any purpose, including, but not limited to, the Midwest BREW calendar, social media, and website.

Voting Process:

Voting will begin Monday, July 31, 2017 and will close promptly at 11:00 pm Central Time on Sunday, August 20, 2017. No late votes will be counted.

All photos submitted that meet the technical qualifications will be entered into the contest. However, Midwest BREW reserves the right to refuse any photo that it deems inappropriate and/or not meeting the requirements.

In order to cast a vote, participants will pledge an amount to their selected dog. They can post any dollar amount and can pledge as often as they wish. Payment will be made through PayPal at the time of the pledge and the confirmation from PayPal will constitute receipt for tax purposes. Midwest BREW is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. Your pledge is tax deductible.

The top 13 fundraising dogs will be featured in the calendar. The top fundraiser will be featured on the cover. The next 12 top fundraisers will be featured on the individual calendar months. Calendar month assignment will be at the discretion of Midwest BREW. A limited number of runner-ups may be used in smaller photos featured throughout the calendar.

Winners will be notified by the calendar committee as soon as possible after voting has been completed.