Type: Digital, theme
Theme: Why is Earth Day important to our planet?
Deadline: March 31, 2011 11:59 EST
Eligibility: U.S. elementary school students age 8-13
Entry eligibility: One original and unpublished photo taken by entrant between August 1, 2010 and March 31, 2011
Entry Fee: none, free
Prizes: Grand Prize: Digital Camera ARV $300 and winning photo publication in the April 22, 2011, Earth Day issue of TIME For Kids
Finalist Prize: Nine semi-finalists' photos published in the gallery of timeforkids.com
Size/Format: JPEG, 300 dpi, 5 x 7 inches, max file size 10 MB
Electronic Submission: Yes, via email. See #1 under rules, "how to enter" at link provided above for email address and additional information required with the entry.
USPS Submission: No
Description: In celebration of Earth Day, TIME for Kids magazine invites you to submit your original photo in answer to the question "Why is Earth Day important to our plant?" Include a caption describing the picture, what is happening, where the photo was taken, the date the photo was taken and why you chose to enter this image. Limit one entry per person.
Additional Info: A parent, teacher, or guardian's email address is required with the entry.
Earth flag: Public Domain by Dcoetzee on Wiki Commons
Rotating earth: By Marvel on Wiki Commons, GNU Free and Creative Commons Attribute Share Alike 3.0 Unported