Enter to win the #MySammamishForest photo contest!

Release Date: April 18, 2018

The City wants to showcase your fabulous photos of our beautiful forests as part of our Urban Forest Management Plan!  Finalists’ photos will be on display at City Hall and voted on by the public. Finalists' photos and written reflections will be included in the final version of the UFMP document, and the winner will receive a $50 gift card to buy native plants and trees to beautify their yard or garden. Read the contest rules below and submit your photo to dgoodman@sammamish.us, or post it to our City of Sammamish Facebook page. Photos must be submitted by May 25 at 11:59 pm. No entries will be accepted after the deadline.  Voting will kick-off May 30 at the Sammamish Farmers Market and will continue online May 31-June 15. For more information contact communications@sammamish.us or visit the Urban Forest Management Plan project page. 

Contest rules:

You give us non-exclusive permission to use this photo or illustration. All images submitted during this promotion may be considered for future use in Sammamish’s marketing materials.

Entries may be submitted by residents and non-residents. However, to be eligible to enter the contest, the photo must be taken in Sammamish.

You must have taken the photo yourself. No one else may be able to claim the rights to the photo.

You may submit as many entries as you like, but each entry (photo and story) must be unique.

Photos must be submitted by May 25th at 11:59 pm. No entries will be accepted after the deadline.

Please submit at the highest resolution possible, we won’t be able to use grainy photos.

City employees are not eligible to win.

I hereby grant the City of Sammamish the non-exclusive right to use my image(s), identified here for educational or promotional purposes, in any and all media including (but not limited to) Sammamish Web sites, Social Media, videos, PowerPoint presentations or publications. This grant includes Sammamish’s right to reasonably crop or edit the image(s). I grant these permissions with no claim for payment.

By submitting my image, I certify that I am the holder of all rights necessary to make this grant for non-exclusive use. If the person is age 18 or older:

If the person is under age 18: I hereby certify that I am the parent or guardian of (print child’s name) and give my consent to the above on behalf of this person.