2010 National Geographic International Photography Contest for Kids
2009 Grand Prize Winner - Simon Nikola van Lierde, Age 13, Netherlands
One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected from among the four First Place Winners based on the Judging Criteria. The Grand Prize is a trip to Toronto, Canada, for the Grand Prize winner and three (3) additional family members between January 1, 2011, and January 1, 2012. Trip includes round-trip coach air transportation from the major airport in Canada or the contiguous United States closest to the winner's hometown to Toronto Pearson International Airport, four (4) nights in a family suite at the Delta Chelsea Downtown Toronto (quad occupancy, subject to availability) including breakfast each morning, airport transfer to and from the hotel, four (4) transit passes, four (4) Toronto CityPasses to five (5) of Toronto's most popular attractions, and dinner for four (4) for four (4) nights. Air travel must be requested through TCVA at least 90 days in advance. If the winner does not have three family members who can take the vacation, he or she may select other guests or friends to accompany his or her family on the vacation; provided, always, that at least one guest is a parent or legal guardian of the winner. The prize is limited to four people. In addition, any guests that accompany the winner must sign the liability and publicity release described below. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of Grand Prize is $8,000 USD. ARV accurate as of June 1, 2010, but is subject to change. Tips, taxes, insurance (including travel insurance) and all other expenses associated with acceptance and use of the Grand Prize not stated herein are the sole responsibility of Grand Prize Winner and his/her travel companions. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Four (4) First Place Winners will be selected, one in each Category. The First Place Prize is a 12.1-megapixel digital camera; a 4GB memory card; and a copy of National Geographic Kids Almanac 2011, Weird But True, and The Big Book of Fun. ARV of each First Place Prize is $294 USD. ARV accurate as of June 1, 2010, but is subject to change and retailers may sell for less. In addition, the First Place Winner in each Category will automatically be entered into the Worldwide National Geographic Society International Photography Contest for Kids, in which the winners from this Contest and other National Geographic Society local contests being conducted in other countries around the world will compete.
Four (4) Second Place Winners will be selected, one in each Category. The Second Place Prize is a 10.1-megapixel digital camera, a 4GB memory card, and the book Weird But True. ARV of each Second Place Prize is $204 USD. ARV accurate as of June 1, 2010, but is subject to change and retailers may sell for less.
Contest is open only to legal residents of the United States (excluding residents of Puerto Rico) and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are between the ages of 6 and 14 on November 1, 2010.
Website: 2010 National Geographic International Photography Contest for Kids