NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES. CONTEST NAME: FUNKY NESTS IN FUNKY PLACES PHOTO CONTEST (“CONTEST”). VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

ADMINISTRATOR: The Administrator of this Contest is Celebrate Urban Birds. Administrator will conduct the Contest substantially as described in these Official Rules. By participating in the Contest each entrant agrees as follows:

ENTRY PERIOD: The submission period runs until 11:59pm EST on Friday, July 1, 2016. Winners in each of the 4 categories will be announced on the Monday, July 11, 2016 following the close of submissions. The four categories are: Funkiest, Cutest, Most Inconvenient, and Funniest.

METHOD OF ENTRY: Enter via our FaceBook page by going to https://www.facebook.com/celebrate.urbanbirds. You will be asked to provide basic contact information that may include complete name, email address, location of photo, description of the submitted photo. Images submitted through any other method will not be considered as entries. Images should be submitted in JPG (at high quality). File sizes must be less than 10MB per image. Entries must be submitted by the original photographer.

To avoid possible copyright infringement, you may only submit photos taken by you. By contributing to this contest, you are granting permission for Celebrate Urban Birds and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to reproduce your photos on the Lab’s websites and print materials. Example uses include photographs published at celebrateurbanbirds.org, and on our blogs. In all uses, we will credit you when possible.

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is a nonprofit, member-supported organization with limited media resources. By sharing your photographs here, you are helping us in our mission to interpret and conserve the earth’s biological diversity. Thank you.