Official Rules

“Lost Valley Lake Owners’ Photo Contest”

PRIZES: The winners will receive LVL Bucks in the amount of $5 that will be valid for 1 year.

ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to all Lost Valley Lake Owners. This contest will be open from November 30th, 2022 to November 30th, 2023. To enter electronically, email your submissions to All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply; void where prohibited.

Submissions to the Contest must be received by midnight on November 30th, 2023 in order to be eligible; entries received after that date will be deemed ineligible to win. All submitted entries become the property of Mid America Resorts/Lost Valley Lake (here after MAR/LVL) and will not be acknowledged or returned; MAR/LVL is not responsible for lost, late, inaccurate, incomplete, damaged, illegible, or misdirected entries. Each entry must be submitted on an individual basis (i.e., no team, joint, or corporate entries) and all components of the entry must be the original creation of the submitting participant. Entries may not contain profanity, nudity, pornographic images, violent images, anti-competition messages, illegal material, or material that violates the rights of third parties. Entries may not include confidential information, trade secrets, trademarks or copyrighted material belonging to any person or entity other than the participant absent a suitable license or permission agreement (proof of which is required). Entries containing any forbidden matter or material otherwise deemed by Sponsor to be inappropriate will be disqualified.

Online entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. File Specifications: submissions should be in JPEG format. Your JPEG compression must be set to maximum image quality. In Photoshop, save your file via Save As, select JPEG for your image type and put the quality slider to 12 (all the way to the right to 12.)

JUDGING: The judging will be done by MAR/LVL staff. Entries will be judged equally on creativity, technical expertise and aesthetic value. Entries will be ranked in descending order. The decisions of the judges are final and binding in all respects. Judging will be completed by December 31st, 2023 and potential winners will be notified by phone or email on or before January 2nd, 2024. MAR/LVL reserves the right not to select any winning submissions based upon the quantity or content of submissions.

PRIZE AWARDS: There will be 3 prize winners for 2023. Prizes will be awarded within sixty (60) days after winner verification. If prize is not picked up by August of 2024 winner forfeits prize. No prize substitution or transfer is permitted, except that MAR/LVL reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any reason (including cash, at MAR/LVL discretion). All taxes and any other incidental expenses on Prizes are the sole responsibility of each winner.

GENERAL RULES & LIMITATIONS: By entering, you represent that: (i) your entry is your own original work; and (ii) you own or have the rights to convey any and all right and title in any material submitted as part of your entry into the Contest. By entering, you grant MAR/LVL a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty- free license to edit, publish, promote, republish at any time in the future and otherwise use your submission, along with your name and likeness, in any and all media for any purpose, without further permission, notice or compensation (except where prohibited by law).
By participating in the Contest, you agree to release MAR/LVL and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, directors, officers, and agents from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, possession, use, or misuse of any prize.

MAR/LVL is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures, or other errors or problems which may occur in connection with the Contest, whether computer, network, technical, mechanical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes, in any Contest- related materials, or that may limit prize fulfillment or a participant's ability to enter the Contest. Sponsor reserve the right to amend these official rules and to permanently disqualify from the Contest any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules.
PRIVACY: By entering, you agree that the information you provide may be sent to promotional partners of MAR/LVL. You may be contacted by MAR/LVL and/or promotional partners with future promotional offers. Information provided by you to participate in this Contest is subject to the privacy policies of MAR/LVL.