Rain and Hail Photo Contest

Property Rights

All scans, files and materials submitted for the Rain and Hail photo contest will become the property of Rain and Hail and will not be returned. All photos submitted may be used for future marketing, publication, web or print use. Photographers will retain ownership and the photographer’s name will be referred as deemed appropriate by Rain and Hail.

License Terms

As a condition of publication and for no monetary compensation, you hereby grant to the Rain and Hail L.L.C. the following rights to the Work: (1) the right of publication of the Work worldwide; (2) the nonexclusive worldwide right to reproduce, distribute, sell, perform and display the Work and to license or syndicate use of the Work, or any part thereof, in any medium or form of communication, now existing or hereafter developed, to others; and (3) the nonexclusive worldwide right to use the Work, or any part thereof, in any other publication produced by Rain and Hail L.L.C. The grant of rights herein shall include, but not be limited to, the right to adapt or otherwise use the Work, or any portion thereof, alone or in conjunction with other materials, in all types of electronic, digital and computer-based media and technologies, now existing or hereafter developed, as well as the storage, retrieval, transmission, display, output and reproduction of data through any such media and technologies.

Rain and Hail L.L.C. shall have the right to edit the Work, provided that the meaning is not materially altered. In addition, you assign the nonexclusive worldwide right to use the Work to promote and publicize Rain and Hail L.L.C. or its publications, including the right to use your name and likeness and biographical data in such promotions. If published, you will be identified as the author of the Work, or co-author if applicable.


You warrant that the Work is original with you, that it is not subject to any existing copyright and that you have authority to grant the rights in this Agreement; that its publication will not libel anyone or infringe on or invade the rights of others; that you have full power to make this agreement. Should the Work contain any material which requires written permission for inclusion in the Work, you agree to obtain such permission from the copyright proprietor consistent with this Agreement.

If the foregoing terms are satisfactory, please sign and date the Entry Form. Execution of this Agreement does not obligate Rain and Hail to publish your Work.