The Joplin Convention & Visitors Bureau and The Route 66 Alliance are taking the opportunity afforded by the 2013 Route International Festival to establish a Route 66 Photo Exhibit in Joplin, Missouri. All photographs submitted will become part of a permanent Route 66 exhibit and will not be returned.
Images can be created by any form of photography as long as part of the image depicts and captures the history and essence of historic Route 66.
Entries must be submitted as single matted photographs. No frames.
Photographs can be either 8×10 or 11×14 prints.
· 8×10 prints must be matted to 11×14
· 11×14 prints must be matted to 16×20
· COLOR images must be in BLACK matting
· BLACK & WHITE images must be in WHITE matting
· Horizontal and vertical prints will be accepted
NOTE: By entering your photograph you agree to the rules and policy of the exhibit.
July 15, 2013: Submission Deadline
July 29 thru August 23, 2013: Exhibit on display in Joplin City Hall
Open to professional and amateur photographers.
None. Just correctly follow the submission instructions and provide Entry Information. See page 4 for Entry Information Form.
Each photograph submitted must have the following on the reverse of the matting:
· Photographer’s name
· Phone number
· Mailing address
· Year photograph was taken
· Geographical information
An entry’s Exhibit Selection will be determined by the Route 66 Photo Exhibit committee. Preference will be given to:
a) Entries submitted/matted correctly
b) Proper documentation
c) Good representation of Route 66
d) Geographically recognized
e) Composition and exposure
f) Artistic presentation.
The meaningful part of this exhibit is about capturing those images that tell the story, life and history of Route 66.
The matted photograph, labeling, registration form, and applicable releases must arrive at the Joplin Convention & Visitors Bureau no later than noon CST, July 15th.
Ship entries to: Joplin CVB/R66IF Exhibit, 602 S. Main Street, Joplin, MO 64801.
All postage is at photographer’s expense. Photographs will not be returned.
Judging of the exhibit will take place during the Route 66 International Festival. A single Best of Show will be selected by a panel of judges. The winner will be announced from the Main Stage on Saturday, August 3rd during the Route 66 Alliance presentation, scheduled at 6:30 p.m. The Best of Show photograph will be featured in a future edition of ROUTE 66 MAGAZINE. The winning photographer will be required to provide the magazine with a high resolution digital version of the image.
If there are people in your photograph and their identity is clear and identifiable, a standard model release (for each person) MUST accompany your submission.
Use of Images:
All entrants agree that any image submitted to the Joplin Convention & Visitors Bureau as part of the permanent Route 66 Exhibit has unlimited marketing and promotional purposes. This use may include, but is not limited to reproduction in any related Joplin Route 66 or JCVB printed materials, advertisements, electronic media, social media platform, magazine, gallery shows or website. Any image used by the Joplin Route 66 or JCVB will carry a credit line of the artist. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.
No part of the exhibit will be offered for public sale without the written consent of the photographer.
Entry Information Form
Name (print) ____________________________________________________
Phone number ____________________________________________________
Mailing address ____________________________________________________
Year photograph was taken ____________________________________________________
Geographical information ____________________________________________________