Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

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2021 Pet Photo Calendar Contest

The 2021 Pet Photo Calendar Contest is here and your pet could be a star!! 

Get your cameras out!

Enter your adorable pet photo into the contest now through MAY 31st.

And then tell your friends, family and everyone to vote, vote, vote during the entire month of July!


Entry Rules:

Submission deadline is May 31st, 2020

  • An entry form and $12 entry fee must accompany each photo.
  • Any number of animals may be in a photo (no people, please) but each pet must be identified from left to right on the entry form with both a first and last name.
  • No limit to the number of entries
  • Horizontal photos are preferred. If editing is done, avoid excessive cropping.
  • All submissions become the property of UPAWS and will not be returned.
  • Submitters must be the owner of all rights, including copyright of all photos. No studio photos.
  • UPAWS reserves the right to reject any submission. No refunds.
  • Entries will be posted on the UPAWS website.

High resolution digital photos may be uploaded at upaws.org in the largest file possible. No photos taken from Facebook or other online sites, please.  These are all low resolution and cannot be enlarged to a full page spread if they win a top 12 spot.

Entries, along with 5×7 or 8×10 print photos and payment, may be submitted via postal mail to UPAWS Calendar, PO Box 968, Marquette, MI  49855


Contest Rules:

  • Voting will begin July 1st and end July 31st, 2020
  • Each vote costs $.25. There is no limit to the number of votes a person may cast or the number of times a person may vote.
  • To vote online, go to (insert link).  When voting online there is a 4-vote ($1.00) minimum per transaction.

    To vote via mail, print the ballot and mail with payment to UPAWS Calendar, PO Box 968, Marquette, MI  49855.

    On-site voting locations are not planned at this time due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Winners will be determined by the photos receiving the greatest number of votes cast (votes for multiple photos will not be combined).
  • The photo receiving the greatest number of votes will be featured on the cover of the 2021 calendar and will receive a full page spread on one of the months.
  • The next 11 photos receiving the greatest number of votes will receive a full page spread on one of the months.
  • The next 33 photos receiving the greatest number of votes will be featured on a date square on one of the months.
  • The remaining photos will be featured in a photo collage in the calendar.
  • All pictures submitted will be included in the 2021 calendar.
  • Votes submitted by mail must be postmarked no later than July 31st, 2020 and received no later than August 5th to be counted.
  • Winners will be determined no later than August 7th.
Contact Us

Phone: (906) 475-6661
Fax: (906) 475-6669
Email: info@upaws.org

Office Hours

Daily: 12pm to 4pm
by appointment

**Hours or services may differ due to COVID-19**

Location

815 South State Highway M553
Gwinn, MI 49841
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