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2015 Calendar Contest

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Show your pride for the place you live! Farmers Trust and Savings Bank (FTSB) is pleased to present a photo contest for our 2015 calendars.

Download the Official Rules, Entry Form and Photo Release
View the 2014 Calendar Winners


Winning photographs may be used on FTSB’s public website (ftsbbank.com), social media, or in corporate advertising. There is one main category for this contest, with four subset categories. Photos with emphasis on holidays are encouraged. The categories are:

Rural landscape

  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall

Photographs with people in them are not allowed. 


Winning photographers will receive $100 in cash. Each winner will be named with their respective photograph. Twelve photos will be selected. Winners will be announced August 15, 2014, and will be contacted via email or phone. Winners will also be posted on ftsbbank.com.


The 2015 FTSB Photo Contest is open to the public, and not only customers of FTSB. Entrants can be of any age. Participants can submit up to four photos, with one photo per subset category or season. No entry fee is required.  

How to Enter

Participants must complete an entry form and sign a photo release for each photo entered into the contest. Entries must be a digital image. Scenic photos of rural landscapes that showcase the four seasons are preferred, and horizontal format is required.

Please make sure your photos are free from file corruption or digital noise. Participants must own all rights to photos submitted. Digital images must be a minimum of 300 dpi.

Entries may be submitted by email and sent to aliceap@ftsbbank.com, or downloaded to a CD and mailed or delivered to the address listed below.


A panel of judges will select the twelve winning photos. The decision of these judges is final.


Photos, accompanying entry forms and photo releases must be received by FTSB by July 31, 2014 at 3:00pm in order to be eligible for the contest.

Property Rights

All winning photographs remain the property of FTSB. Winning entrants grant FTSB an irrevocable, perpetual license to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the photograph.


If the photograph contains any elements or materials that are not owned by the entrant and/or are subject to the rights of third parties, the entrant is responsible for obtaining an appropriate release and consent necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the photograph in the manner set forth in these official rules.

Terms and Conditions

By entering this contest, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules. The photograph, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by the contest entrant. By entering this contest, the entrant represents and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, privacy rights or intellectual property rights of any person or entity and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the photograph.

All entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Farmers Trust and Savings Bank from any claims, losses or damages arising out of their participation in this contest or any contest-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse or possession of any prize awarded hereunder.

Entrants agree that personal data, especially name and address, may be processed, shared and otherwise used for the purposes and within the context of the contest and any other purposes outlined in these official rules.

For questions regarding the 2015 FTSB Calendar Contest, contact:  

Farmers Trust and Savings Bank
Attn: Alicea Porter
101 N Main Street
P.O. Box 507
Buffalo Center, IA 50424
Phone: (641) 562-2696