Contest Title

Yosemite Moments: Winter

Contest Overview

Above: Yosemite Falls, by Michael White


Share your photos of winter in Yosemite for the chance to win park prizes! To enter, upload your photo and fill out the form. After you submit your shot, share the contest with friends, and don't forget to come back later to vote for your favorite entry!

Grand prize: Annual Yosemite pass (valid for 12 months) and park-themed apparel

Runner-up prize: Yosemite shirt and book

Submission deadline: February 27, 2019 at 11:59 pm (Pacific Time)

Voting period: February 28, 2019 at 9:00 am PT to March 7, 2019 at 11:59 pm PT

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Mark your calendar: Voting opens on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 9:00 am (Pacific Time). Come back and vote for your favorite photos!

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Official Rules

Copyright 2019 Yosemite Conservancy


1. Sponsor: The “Yosemite Moments: Winter” campaign (the Campaign) sponsor is Yosemite Foundation, dba Yosemite Conservancy (101 Montgomery Street, Suite 1700, San Francisco, CA 94123). 

2. Eligibility: The Campaign is open to anyone who signs up, except where prohibited by law. Employees of Yosemite Conservancy are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited.

3. Campaign Timing:

Contest Submission Period: The Contest Submission Period begins on February 20, 2019 at 12:00 PM Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on February 27, 2019 at 11:59 PM PT.

Voting Period: The Voting Period begins on February 28, 2019 at 9:00 AM PT and ends on March 7, 2019 at 11:59 PM PT.

Entries will not be permitted after the end of the Contest Submission Period; voting will not be permitted after the end of the Voting Period.

4. Entering the Campaign: There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this Campaign, and any product you purchase from Yosemite Conservancy will not increase your chances of winning. To enter, upload photo and accompanying caption, enter requested contact information, acknowledge agreement to contest terms, and click the submission button. Participants can submit one entry every 24 hours.

5. Prizes: The First-Place Winner will receive one (1) Yosemite National Park annual pass, valid for 12 months, one (1) piece of Yosemite-themed apparel from the Yosemite Conservancy bookstore. The Runner-Up will receive one (1) Yosemite-themed shirt from the Yosemite Conservancy bookstore, and one (1) copy of "A Sense of Yosemite" by Nancy Robbins and David Mas Masumoto. Prizes are not transferable, and are subject to availability. Any and all prize-related expenses, including federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of winner. Yosemite Conservancy is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied by any third party.

6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. 

7. Winner Selection and Notification: Two (2) winners (one First-Place Winner, awarded to the submission that receives the most votes, and one Runner-Up, awarded to the submission that receives the second-most votes) will be chosen in total, by a popular vote conducted via the Campaign website under the supervision of Yosemite Conservancy. The winners will be notified by email by March 14, 2019. If the winners cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within seven (7) days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize and pick a replacement winner. 

8. Content Rights: If you opt to donate your image to the Conservancy via the submission form, you agree to the use of your name and the content you submit by Yosemite Conservancy for marketing and fundraising efforts, including print and digital materials, without any further compensation, notice, review or consent. You confirm that your entry is an original work, and that if the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any rights of any third party, you shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. 

9. Limitation of Liability: By entering, you agree to release and hold harmless Yosemite Conservancy and its affiliates, employees, agents, subsidiaries, directors, partners and representatives from any and all liability related to the Campaign and/or the awarded prize(s), including property damage, personal injury or death. 

10. Terms and Conditions: Yosemite Conservancy reserves the right to cancel or amend the Campaign and these terms and conditions without notice. This Campaign and the terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the United States and California. 

11. Social Networks: This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or any other social network.  

12.  Privacy: You are providing your information to Yosemite Conservancy and not to any other party. The information provided will be used in conjunction with the Privacy Policy found at 

13.  By entering this Campaign, you confirm that you have reviewed, accepted and agreed to these rules.