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Enter to Win TACF’s 2019 Chestnut Photo Contest

"Catkin Sunset" by Andrew Newhouse, 2018 contest participant

Have you taken a photograph that should be highlighted on the cover of TACF’s award-winning Chestnut magazine? We want to see it! Send us your best chestnut-themed photo(s) by September 2, 2019 to enter the contest. The winner will receive a complimentary one-year TACF membership and their photo will be featured on the cover of a future issue of Chestnut.

How to Enter & Contest Terms (please read carefully before submitting your photo(s)):

  • All entries must be submitted digitally via email or a link to a cloud drive by September 2, 2019;
  • Entries must include name of photographer and contact information;
  • Entries must include a full caption including names of subject(s), location, and title;
  • Entries must be at least 2500 x 3430 pixels (7.6 MBs or larger), submitted in a jpeg or tiff file format, and portrait mode is preferred;
  • All entries must relate in some way to the American chestnut;
  • Participants are limited to five entries per person;
  • Entries must be previously unpublished and cannot be entered into another contest.

Please submit entries to Jules Smith at by September 2, 2019.

By entering the contest, entrants grant The American Chestnut Foundation a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to display, distribute, reproduce, and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or subsequently developed, for any TACF purpose, including, but not limited to advertising and promotion in publications and on its website, exhibition, and commercial products, including but not limited to TACF publications. TACF will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.