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MDDC Photo Contest

March 15, 2017 @ 8:00 am - April 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words

Are you a person with a developmental disability or do you have a family member who has a developmental disability? Help us illustrate the importance of family by submitting a photo that best conveys a meaningful family relationship. Photos could be from a family gathering, a vacation, or just an everyday selfie!

Submissions accepted March 15 – April 28, 2017

How to Submit – email the following to info@md-council.org:

1) A photo of a person who has a developmental disability and at least one family member. Send photo in jpeg format. (Send “Actual Size” or “Original Size/Resolution.”)

2) A detailed caption with full names of people in photo and their relationship (parent, sibling, cousin, aunt, uncle, etc.) Describe what is happening in the photo. What makes the picture special?

3) Full name, address, phone, and email of the person who took the photo. The Council selects 1st – 3 rd place winners. Runners-up are posted on Facebook for the Fan Favorite vote!

Winners receive: 1 st ~ $200, 2nd ~ $175, 3rd ~ $125, Fan Favorite ~ $100 and Special recognition in Council communications and an invitation to a statewide event of the Maryland Community of Practice (CoP) for Supporting Families.

Eligibility/Agreements: one entry per person/family, open to MD residents only, all submissions become property of the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council. By submitting a photo and caption, you are giving permission to the Council to share all information provided on our website, social media, and publications. Council staff and Council members cannot participate.You will receive email confirmation within 3 days of submission. If you don’t receive confirmation, call us at 410.767.3670 ext. 1 or 800.305.6441 ext. 1. Leave a message and we’ll call you back.


March 15, 2017 @ 8:00 am
April 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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