Your cute pet photo could win you $500 in tbt* contest
If you think you've got the cutest canine -- of course you do, right? -- you could win $500 in a contest sponsored by tbt. It's easy to enter: Snap an awesome photo of your dog, then register and upload your picture on the Submit an Entry page.Get your family and friends to vote, look at other people's pets, and vote for your favorite!
The prizes: The 5 pooches with the most votes at midnight on Feb. 19 will be in the finals.
A panel of judges will determine the winner of the $500 cash, who will appear on the cover of tbt*s Pet Spectacular Section on Feb. 26. The 4 runner-up winners' mugs will also appear in the section and will receive dog bones, treats and other prizes.
A few tips on taking a good dog photo:
- Some of the best photos fill the frame. Don't stand too far away from your pup.
- Choose a simple background.
- Have the sunlight at your back or to the side, rather than behind your doggie.
A few rules:
- One dog per photo, although households can submit more than one photo.
- One vote per day.
- Only pooches from Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, Manatee, Hernando, Polk or Citrus counties can win.
- Any entry where automated voting is suspected will be disqualified. All voting must follow the rules and set parameter of the contest.
- Please allow up to 24 hours for photos to be approved.