America the Beautiful Photo Contest graphic
Are you an outdoors enthusiast? Or love photographing nature? Send us your best outdoor photos for a chance to win an America the Beautiful Card! This card gets you free entrance into all National Parks and Federal Recreational lands for 12 months throughout the country.
For a chance to win submit a photo of you enjoying the outdoors, a scenic view of your favorite park, while on your favorite hike, whatever it is you do outside we want to see it! Bonus points if you have Tioga Sequoia beer in the photo! We will be accepting submissions from May 20th through July 7th.

Contest Sponsor

This contest is through Tioga Sequoia Brewing Co. in Fresno, CA.

Contest Description

The contest is meant to encourage people to get outside in some way and document their experience enjoying the outdoors. Photograph an outdoor activity like hiking, camping, biking, climbing, or visit a National Park, or a simple picnic in a park. Anything outdoors is accepted. Having Tioga Sequoia beer in photos is also accepted but not required. See contest eligibility and how to enter below.

How to Enter

a. Entries may be submitted between Monday May 20, 2024 and Friday July 7, 2024 24:00 PST. Submissions will not be accepted once the deadline lapses.

b. Photos must be submitted in digital format by email to: 

c. Only one(1) entry per person, but individual contestants may submit up to five(5) photos. A link to a Google Drive or Dropbox is acceptable for multiple photos.

d. Submissions must be a high-res, jpg format, 5MB or smaller. Preferred photo size is at least 3,000 pixels on the longest side. Submissions should not have any visible watermarks, signatures, or personally identifiable information.

e. Must provide a title, description, location and date the photo was taken for each image submitted.

f. Photo must be in its original state and cannot be altered in any way, including but not limited to removing, adding, reversing, or distorting subjects within the frame. Cropping is permitted, as is modest darkening or lightening of parts of the image.

g. Once photos are submitted, it is considered a final submission and may not be modified, edited, or replaced.

h. Participation in this contest is deemed as acceptance of these Official Contest Rules.

i. Results will be announced July 26th via social media (Facebook and Instagram). The winners will be notified by email.

Eligibility/Contest Requirements

a. No purchase necessary to enter.

b. Contestants must be at least 21 years old on the date of entry. Contestants must be residents of the U.S.

c. All photos submitted must be original, taken by the entrants. No third party may own or control any materials the photo contains, the photo must not infringe upon the trademark, copyright, moral rights, intellectual rights, or rights of privacy of any entity or person.

d. Violators will be removed from the contest, stripped of any prize and banned from entering future contests.

e. Entries will not be accepted unless submitted via the official contest channel. Entries not submitted through the proper channel will be deleted.

f. By submitting a photograph to the contest, the contestant affirms that he/she has obtained written consent from all individuals whose image or likeness appears in the photograph (or from the individuals’ parent/legal guardian if such are considered a minor in their area of residence), and that he/she has obtained the necessary rights, licenses, consents, and permissions to use all material such as images, text and other content in the submission. The contestant further affirms that he/she is prepared to provide reliable documentation of any and all such consents, licenses, etc., upon request. Failure to obtain such rights, license consents, and permissions may result in the disqualification of the photo submission.

g. Entries will be judged by Tioga Sequoia. All decisions are final. The company reserves the right to disqualify any entry that is deemed inappropriate or does not conform to stated contest rules.

h. By entering the contest, entrants agree that photos submitted can be used by Tioga Sequoia for advertising purposes. This includes but not limited to all social media platforms, physical signage in retail displays, sales aids and any printed/digital promotional material.

i. Those excluded from the contest are employees of Tioga Sequoia, distributors, and family members of employees/distributors.

Selection of Winners

a. There will be ten(10) prizes awarded. Contest prize is an America the Beautiful pass. The annual pass covers entrance fees to more than 2,000 federally protected areas including national parks, national monuments and other protected areas.

b. Winning submissions will be highlighted on Tioga Sequoia’s social media platforms.

c. The prize must be collected by the winner and is non transferable. Prizes can not be exchanged or taken as cash.

d. The winner will be contacted via the email address provided during entry and have to confirm acceptance. If no response is received after five (5) calendar days, a new winner will be selected and the previous winner will forfeit all rights to the prize.

e. Winner will need to provide a valid physical mailing address where the prize can be shipped. Contest sponsors are not responsible for any problems related to the shipping of any prize, including but not limited, theft, delay, damage, or destruction/accidental loss by shipping carrier.

f. Judging criteria: Criteria for judging the photos include but not limited to: relevance to the contest, title, creativity, effectiveness and composition.

Liability and Rights

a. Contestants retain sole ownership of their original work. The submission remains the intellectual property of the contestant, and Tioga Sequoia makes no claim to the copyright as to the work of any individual who enters the contest. Contestant specifically agrees to give the Contest Sponsors permission to use all content submitted for purposes of judging the contest. Entrants and winners will be required to grant Tioga Sequoia, with proper attribution through whatever means they deem appropriate, a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty free, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, and/or display the submission in any media formats and through any media channels in perpetuity in connection with the activities and operations of the contest.

b. Contestant assumes sole responsibility for the contest submission and the material contained in it and for any consequences of submitting or posting it.

c. Tioga Sequoia reserves the right at any time to verify the validity of entries and contestants to disqualify any contestant or entry deemed not in compliance with these Official Contest Rules. Tioga Sequoia also reserved the right to request further documentation at their sold and absolute discretion, to verify eligibility and compliance with these Official Contest Rules.

d. If a prize or any portion thereof is unavailable, Tioga Sequoia, at their sole discretion, reserves the right to substitute the prize with another prize of equal or greater value and/or specification.

e. Tioga Sequoia reserves the right to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the contest at their discretion for any reason.

f. Tioga Sequoia absolves all responsibility should someone be injured or have an accident while using the annual pass. Tioga is also not responsible for damage to participants computer or property related to or resulting from participating in the photo contest. Should any portion of the contest be compromised by virus, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair administration, security, fairness or proper play of this contest, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at their sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes.

By submitting an entry to the contest you are agreeing have read to the Official Photo Contest Rules and agree to the terms.