Proudly PNW Photo Contest 2024

Our Proudly PNW Photo Contest Details

We love living in the Pacific Northwest. Enter your best photos of PNW life for a chance to win cash prizes and be featured in marketing assets! Contest ends August 18, 2024. View Official Rules.

2024 Prizes: 25 winners will receive $101 each for a total of $2,525 in prizes!  

  • Winners: 24 photos selected to win $101 each 
  • Fan Favorite: 1 selected based on votes to win $101 

Our 3 Categories Celebrating the PNW 

  • PNW Landscapes: Oregon, Washington, Idaho, British Columbia, and Alaska. Show off your favorite spots in your hometown! 
  • Local Landmarks: Send us pictures of your favorite Pacific Northwest landmarks! Bridges, interesting buildings, iconic statues, or natural landmarks. We’d love to see them! 
  • People in Nature: We’d love to receive pictures of people hiking, surfing, kayaking, and doing other Pacific Northwest activities. People photos are encouraged as long as you have permission from everyone in the photo to share.

2024 Photo Contest Requirements  

  • Photos must be taken in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, or British Columbia.   
  • Photos featuring identifiable individuals must have prior permission.    
  • Full details are in the Official Rules below.   

Fan Favorite: Photo with the most votes will win "Fan Favorite.”   

Remember to vote for Fan Favorite! If you’ve entered, be sure to share with family and friends so they can vote for your photo(s). Please note the limit of one (1) vote per photo per person for the contest duration. The entry with the most votes at the end of the contest will win our "Fan Favorite" prize of $101.  

FNWB Brochures with Photo Contest Winners

 

 

 

Official Rules for the Proudly PNW 2024 Photo Contest

No purchase necessary to enter or win prize. You do not need to be a First Fed customer to enter or win prize.  

1. Eligibility: This contest is offered to First Fed customers and non-customers. Non-customers must be Washington State residents. Entrants must be legal residents of the U.S., and 18 years old as of the first date of contest entry period as defined below. Employees, Officers and Directors of First Fed (“sponsor”) are also eligible. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. The promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  

2. To Enter: Proudly PNW 2024 Photo Contest begins Monday, July 1, 2024 at 9:00:00 A.M. Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) and ends at 11:59:59 P.M. PST on Sunday, August 18, 2024 ("Contest Entry Period"). Entry to the contest can be completed by submitting a photo through the contest landing page Photo Contest (lndg.page) There is no limitation on the number of entries you can submit during the contest entry period. Non-electronic submissions are accepted by mailing the photo to 105 West Eighth Street, Port Angeles WA 98362. Mailed entries must be postmarked before Sunday, August 18, 2024. 

2024 Categories    
We are looking for photos to represent all of these categories.   

  • PNW Landscapes: Oregon, Washington, Idaho, British Columbia, and Alaska. Show off your favorite spots in your hometown! 
  • Local Landmarks: Send us pictures of your favorite Pacific Northwest landmarks! Bridges, interesting statues or buildings, natural landmarks. We’d love to see them! 
  • People in Nature: We’d love to receive pictures of people hiking, surfing, kayaking, and doing other Pacific Northwest activities. 

By participating, entrants agree to:

  • Grant permission for the unrestricted use of entered photograph(s) in First Fed promotional materials for a period of ten (10) years, as well as in other printed and digital promotions.  Photos featuring identifiable individuals must have prior permission from those individuals. 
  • Be bound by the official rules and the decisions of the person or persons who select the winners.   
  • Release and hold harmless Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, and independent contractors, and their respective Directors, Officers, Employees and Agents, including advertising and promotion agencies, from any and all liability with respect to acceptance, possession or use (or misuse) of the photos.   
  • Eligibility of their submission as stated in Official Contest Rules.   
  • Photos must be taken in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alaska, or British Columbia. 

By participating, selected winners also agree to:

  • Provide high resolution artwork of winning photograph to be featured in First Fed promotional material no later than August 18, 2024. Submissions that do not meet the minimum file size or resolution requirements will not be considered.   


3. Selection: There will be one “Fan Favorite” award winner and 24 other winners. Of the eligible entries received and posted to the contest landing page, an internal panel of judges will select winners by August 21, 2024. The “Fan Favorite” award will be determined by the submission with the most “likes” on each entry as of contest close.  

4. Prizes: First Fed will select 25 winners, for a total of $2,525 in prizes.  

  • Winners: 24 x $101 
  • Fan Favorite: 1 x $101   

Winners are responsible for the payment of federal, state and local taxes on the prize and for any other expenses not specified. No substitutions or transfer of prizes permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Odds of winning are dependent on the number of entries.  

5. Notification: Winners will be contacted on or after August 21, 2024 and must claim their prize within two (2) calendar days or another participant will be selected. Winning submissions will only be announced on First Fed’s website and social channels (Facebook and Instagram) on or after September 2, 2024, and only after all winners have been contacted and confirmed acceptance of the contest rules and prizes. Entrants do not need to be present to win. First Fed reserves the right to require an affidavit of eligibility and liability release, and where applicable, a publicity release, all of which must be returned before prize will be awarded. In the event of non-compliance with these rules, or if the prize or prize notification is unclaimed or returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, awarded to an alternate winner. Prizes will be awarded after winning entrant has provided a signed release form stating permission for use of the photo within the First Fed marketing materials and provided appropriate high-resolution artwork for this purpose. By accepting a prize, entrants also agree to the use by Sponsor and its designees of their names, cities and states of residence and photographs/likenesses and voices for advertising and promotional purposes for this and similar promotions for a period of ten (10) years, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised (including and without limitation, the internet) without additional compensation, notification, or permission, except where prohibited by law. Upon request, winners must execute the aforesaid liability and publicity release.  

6. Limitation of Liability: Sponsor reserves the right to terminate this contest if fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond sponsor's reasonable control impairs the integrity of the contest as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. At its sole discretion, Sponsor may disqualify any persons whom it considers to have intentionally violated the official rules or any element of this contest. By participating in the contest, entrants agree to these official rules and to release, indemnify, and hold harmless Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors and advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and judges and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any injuries, losses, damages, claims, and actions, and any liability of any kind resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from or arising from participation in the promotion or acceptance, possession, use, misuse, or nonuse of any prize that may be awarded. Entrants agree that the laws of the state of Washington will govern any and all disputes. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, computer, mechanical, printing, typographical, human or other errors relating to or in connection with the promotion, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the promotion, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes, or in any promotional related materials; for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, inaccurate, undelivered, delayed or illegible entries or postage-due entries or mail; or for electronic, computer, or telephonic malfunction or error. If in the Sponsor's opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the promotion, or if computer virus, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the promotion, First Fed reserves the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and/or void any entries submitted fraudulently; to modify or suspend the promotion; or to terminate the promotion and, at Sponsor’s discretion, conduct a random drawing to award the prizes using all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the termination date. As a condition of entering the promotion, participants: A.) Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; B.) All causes of action arising out of or connected with this promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and C.) Any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, and in no event shall participant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees or other legal costs. Sponsor reserves the right to revise or withdraw this promotion or official rules at any time.  
 
7. Sponsor: First Fed, 105 W. 8th Street, Port Angeles, WA. 98362. If there are any questions regarding the promotion or these official rules, or to request a list of winners of prizes greater than $25 in value, please write to First Fed, 105 W. 8th Street, Port Angeles, WA. 98362, ATTN: Marketing Department.