1 November 2018

CALL FOR ENTRIES by November 30!

Join Chicken Run Rescue and United Poultry Concerns in celebrating chickens by capturing the beauty, joy, intelligence, dignity, agility and zany exuberance of your birds in a photograph.

Bantu crowing
Bantu calls contestants for entries! UPC photo

Each year, twelve winning photos will be published in a calendar and winners will receive a free calendar. All calendar sales proceeds will enable Chicken Run Rescue to continue helping chickens for another year.


Send HIGH RESOLUTION DIGITAL PHOTOS to info@chickenrunrescue.org. Include your name, title or bird’s name, address, phone number and email address.


This year’s theme is HOUSE CHICKENS. Write a POEM or include a story in 140 words or less to tell about their rescue, favorite friends or pastimes. Please send each photo with its story in a separate e-mail. Enter as many photos as you like.


Zazu sitting on a stack of books about chickens
Zazu sits pretty on her recommended reading list. Photo by Chicken Run Rescue

Photograph everyday activities that are natural for your birds – no costumes, staged stunts or props. Chicken Run Rescue reserves the right to decline any images that conflict with our mission to promote the adoption of homeless chickens as companion animals and discourage breeding or buying. There are never enough homes for displaced animals.

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2018


Submission of photographs implies acceptance of the following terms: Entrants in the Chicken Run Rescue Photo Contest retain all copyrights and other equivalent rights to their entered photographs. However, Entrants give Chicken Run Rescue the right to reproduce and publish their photographs and name in a calendar and in advertising to promote sales of the calendar. In all cases where such photographs and names are used, Entrants give Chicken Run Rescue the right to do so without obtaining the photographer’s further prior permission and without offering any compensation in any form except for the token prize of one free calendar.


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