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If you enjoy taking photos and sharing your work with others, enter your photos in Bone & Joint's    

2019 Reflections of Central Wisconsin Photo Contest

You can enter up to five (5) entries. Read the complete rules below.

Length of the Contest:

Bone & Joint's 2019 Reflections of Central Wisconsin Photo Contest begins March 20, 2019, and ends May 31, 2019, at 5:00 pm Central Time. When an entrant submits an entry, he or she agrees to the contest rules and verifies that he or she is at least 18 years old or older. 

Who May Enter:

Anyone who is 18 years old or older may enter up to five (5) photos in the contest.

Photo Contest sample flowersWhat to Enter:

Contestants may enter images in one of the following ten (10) contest categories. All entries should depict an aspect of the Central Wisconsin way of life within a 50-mile radius of the Medford, Merrill, Plover, and Wausau communities.

Landscapes and Scenery: Plants, landscapes, geological formations, water, weather, and other subjects associated with nature.

Farmland, crops, animals, barns, and other objects related to Central Wisconsin's farming way of life.

Wildlife: Animals, insects, plant life, amphibians, reptiles, rodents, and other wildlife.

Places within a 50-mile radius of Medford, Merrill, Plover, and Wausau, that are iconic and identifiable as Central Wisconsin.

Architecture: Structures in and around Medford, Merrill, Plover, and Wausau that showcase Central Wisconsin, including buildings, bridges, dams, skylines, and other structures unique to the area.

Unique events hosted in Medford, Merrill, Plover, and Wausau such as horse shows, county fairs, dog-sled races, Honor Flight 5K runs, etc.

Sports and Hobbies: Photographs of sporting events, kayak races, triathlons, pottery making, biking, and other sports or hobbies. (Please note: photos of high school sporting events will be considered relative to WIAA rules.)

Artistically Manipulated Photos: Photographs created by applying special effects including color, tone, collage, photo, composites, HDR, and other artistic filters or techniques.

Historical or Cultural Images: Photographs of subjects with historical or cultural value, including buildings, tools, household items, or celebrations, or historical reenactments that take place in Central Wisconsin.

Industrial Images: Artistic interpretations of industrial objects.

All images must be part of a scene, and free from another’s copyright. To be eligible to win, photos must be taken within 50-miles of Medford, Merrill, Plover, and Wausau between 2016 and May 31, 2019.

Photo Contest Images BirdsPhoto Guidelines

Photos must be the original work of the person completing the entry form. An entry that violates or infringes on a copyright or other rights will not be eligible for the contest.

All photos must be family friendly. Bone & Joint's art committee reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify photos containing obscene, violent, nude, sexually explicit, or other scenes the committee deems objectionable or inappropriate.

If a photo contains an identifiable image or images of a person or persons, which do not fall under public-event rules, a model or talent release signed by the person in the photo must accompany the entry.

An art release must accompany photos which contain images of other people’s work, such as sculptures, paintings, or other copyrighted works. When photographing the works of others, the objects must be part of a scene and not a full-frame close-up.

All images entered in the contest must be accompanied by an official Bone & Joint Entry Form and releases as described above.

How to Enter:

Please submit digital photographs, entry forms, and any art or model releases online to Photographers may enter up to five (5) photographs for the contest. Submit photos in .jpeg, .tiff or hi-res pdf format no smaller than 15 x 20 inches, with a total file size no larger than 15 MB. Please upload entries exceeding 15 MB to and email the link provided to Entrants should send digital images at the highest resolution possible for the best reproduction.

Entrants may submit photos or scans of non-digital photographs via the US Postal Service, FedEx, or UPS.

Photo submissions that do not include a completed official Bone & Joint Entry Form will be disqualified.

Entry Deadline: 

The contest begins on March 20, 2019. Bone & Joint must receive entries by 5 PM central time on May 31, 2019.


Bone & Joint's designated art committee will judge entries based on originality, creativity, quality, and overall impact.

Bone & Joint will select a total of sixty (60) photos from the categories listed and will award a $25 VISA gift card to each entry chosen for display. Entrants submitting up to five (5) photos are eligible to win a maximum of $125.  Bone & Joint will also award a $25 prize for three (3) entries of merit, which may not be displayed.

Photos in patient roomsWinning Entries:

Winning entries will be printed and displayed in patient rooms at Bone & Joint Clinic locations. Each displayed image will include photographer attribution. Additionally, Bone & Joint will publish all winning entries in an online gallery at

Contest winners will be asked to submit original, unedited digital files, negatives, prints or slides to ensure accurate reproduction. Negatives, prints, and slides will be returned to contestants.

Contestants unable to submit high-resolution photographs or an original photo negative, print, or slide will be disqualified at Bone & Joint’s discretion. Bone & Joint will consider photos taken with mobile phones on a case-by-case basis.

Bone & Joint may collect a photograph’s metadata upon entry.

The photographer will retain his or her rights to photograph(s) entered in the contest. However, by submitting an entry, the photographer grants Bone & Joint, (and individuals or vendors authorized by the Bone & Joint) the rights and license to use the image as described on the Entry Form. Reproduced photos will credit the photographer as feasible. As per terms of the contest, photographers will not ask or be eligible for additional consideration. Bone & Joint will not be required to seek further approval in connection with such uses described in the Entry Form.

Bone & Joint will notify winners and finalists via the contact information provided on the Entry Form. All entrants must respond to the notification within ten (10) days of notification.

We look forward to reviewing the entries and celebrating the winning photography.


2019 Reflections of Central Wisconsin Photo Contest

Sponsored by Bone & Joint
Pack your camera, grab your smartphone and capture the essence of Central Wisconsin.
Woman Taking Picutres of Flowers

Each photo entry must include a completed
Bone & Joint Photo Contest Entry Form
Contest begins on March 20, 2019, and
ends at 5 PM on May 31, 2019.

See contest rules and entry form for more details.


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Medford, WI 54451

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Merrill, WI 54452

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Plover, WI 54467

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Wausau, WI 54401

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