2018 Harvard Balloon Fest
Photography Contest Terms and Conditions

REFUNDS – There are NO REFUNDS or replacements for lost Photo Passes, or for cancellation at any time, for the entry fee for entering the photo contest.

NO TRANSFERS – Harvard Balloon Fest Photography Contest Entry Fees are NOT TRANSFERABLE.

ENTRY FEES – The cost of Harvard Balloon Fest Photography Contest Entry Fees is variable, depending on the Level entered. Entry Fees must be paid at www.harvardballoonfest.com via PayPal before submitting images for the contest. The Entry Fee is good for the entirety of the Festival. The Entry Fee is subject to a non-refundable 5% processing fee.

RULE VIOLATIONS – Photographers found in violation of Festival Rules may be asked to leave the grounds immediately and may not be allowed to submit photos for the Contest. One entry per person. Any image submitted with manipulation (HDR, or other post productions), will be automatically disqualified.

LAUNCH AREA SAFETY – Ballooning can be extremely dangerous to both the pilots and bystanders if safety is not paramount. Photographers must obey instructions given by Pilots, Balloon Crew Members and the Balloon Launch Area Safety Coordinator as required to maintain a safe operating area. Photographers in violation of Launch Area Safety requests may be asked to leave the grounds immediately, have their Photography Credentials revoked, and may not be allowed to submit photos for the Contest.

DRONES – Drones are not permitted in any area or at any time in the Festival Grounds or Launch Area. Operating a drone during the Festival is grounds for IMMEDIATE REMOVAL from the Festival Grounds, having Photography Credentials revoked, and the violator will not be allowed to submit photos for the Contest.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Kelsey Adams or Tammy Herrera at photos@harvardballoonfest.com