Sit, Stay, Smile Photo Contest
Congratulations to the winning dogs and cats of ARF's 2020 Sit, Stay, Smile Photo Contest! Thank you so much to everyone who participated.
Top 6 Dogs: Teddy Roosevelt, Buster, Bijou, Hera, Kona, and Roscoe Green
Top 6 Cats: Gianna, Oliver & Lil P, Sam, Otis, Tessa, and Marshall Mathers
Hurry and get your 2021 ARF photo contest calendar, now on sale, while they last!
2020 Sit, Stay, Smile Photo Contest
For the first time, Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation is hosting a photo contest. Your photos and votes can raise funds for life-changing programs to save animals and enhance the human-animal bond. ARF programs include animal rescue and adoptions, veterinary care for low-income families, disaster relief, shelter-to-service dog training program for veterans, and so much more!
Win a Spot on the Calendar!
The top six photos in the in each category (dog and cat) will win a place in ARF's 2021 calendar. The finished calendar will be available for purchase online.
Contact us at [email protected] or 925-296-3154. Entries and votes will be accepted 6/15/20 - 8/31/20 11:59 PM PST.
Photos of domestic dogs and cats are allowed (no people or wildlife please).
The featured animal does not have to be adopted from Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation.
Entries may feature more than one animal.
- Photos of domestic dogs and cats are allowed (no people or wildlife please).
- The featured animal does not have to be adopted from Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation.
- Entries may feature more than one animal.
- Photos must be high-resolution (300 dpi + 4MB or larger) to be considered for a month spread in the calendar.
- Photos must be in landscape (horizontal) format to be considered for a month spread in the calendar.
- Photos must be full color – not heavily filtered, edited, or altered.
- Photos with professional watermarks will not be eligible to be included in the calendar.
- Photos deemed unsafe, indecent, offensive, or obscene will be removed from the contest.
- Photos must receive at least 5 votes to be included in the 2021 calendar.
- All entries must be submitted by midnight PST August 31, 2020.
- All photos submitted become the property of Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation, which may, at its discretion, copy, edit, publish, or modify entries for use in any and all media, without
- limitation or compensation to the photographer or the individuals and animals appearing in the photo. The submitter of the photos does not relinquish rights to use the photos.
- Mail-in submissions will not be considered for the 2021 calendar.
- To vote online, click on the Participate tab above. The online voting period will end Monday, August 31, 2020 11:59 pm PDT.
- Each $5 donation counts as five votes. You can place all votes on one entry or divide them among multiple entries.
- All votes for photo submissions will be tabulated and displayed online.
- All donations (votes) are non-refundable.
- ARF is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please save your donation acknowledgment email for your tax files.