Tahoe Rim Trail Photo Contest

Show us what you got! Professional and amateur photographers are welcome to submit their best shots of the Tahoe Rim Trail. 12 winners will be selected to outfit a 2018 Tahoe Rim Trail calendar. We encourage photo submissions from a year-round period to showcase the diversity of the trail (including: people, landscapes, or flora & fauna). Please review photo contest details and terms and conditions below. The Tahoe Rim Trail calendar will be available for purchase this December.

How to Enter

Agree to the Terms & Conditions and upload your photo on the below form

Entry Period

Entrants submit your photos anytime from June 1st, 2017 until Sept. 30th, 2017.

Voting Period

Public voting will take place from Oct. 1st- Oct. 31st to narrow down the submissions to 12 winners!


Winners will receive a 2018 Tahoe Rim Trail calendar and a Tahoe Rim Trail t-shirt.


Photos should contain a resolution of 300 dpi. Submission of photos not taken on the Tahoe Rim Trail or its system are ineligible. By submitting these images entrants certify that the photos were taken and/or edited by them, and that no other person may claim ownership of the images that are submitted for consideration. If a limited number of appropriate entries are received the Association reserves right to cancel the contest and reproduction.

Terms & Conditions

Entrants agree that they are at least 18 years of age and competent to sign this release. Please read the Terms & Conditions before agreeing and understand its contents, meaning and impact.

By submitting your photo to the Tahoe Rim Trail Photo Contest you agree to:

  • Allow the Association right to display the photograph on the Tahoe Rim Trail website for public viewing and voting.
  • Allow the TRTA to share the photograph on all its social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter in support of its mission.
  • Allow use of the photograph by the Association for communication materials including web site and printed publications in support of fundraising, membership, volunteer recruitment, and program advertisement.
  • Allow the Association to retain a digital copy of your photograph that will be archived in its digital photo library. 

All accepted photos may be used in various media formats for an unlimited amount of times and at no cost to the Tahoe Rim Trail Association or its sponsors. Photo credit is not guaranteed for all uses of images. The images may be used in any manner or media without notifying the entrant of such use on the website, publication, promotion, advertisement, poster, slide, or any other use. Contest entrants agree to all the terms and conditions set for.

Release and limitations of liability

By submitting entry, you hold the Tahoe Rim Trail Association harmless from any and all liability that might arise out of or result from the foregoing use. Your entry signifies that it abides by all rules, terms and conditions, and eligibility. 


Questions and inquiries about contest rules can be emailed to info@tahoerimtrail.org 


Submission Form

Public Release/Permission to Reprint

By typing my name below, I hereby grant the Tahoe Rim Trail Association right to use this photo entry for publishing, illustration, advertising, trade and promotion, or any other use in any medium for any purchase of the Association. I hold the Tahoe Rim Trail Association harmless from any and all liability that might arise out of or result from the foregoing use. My entry signifies that I will abide by all rules, including that will provide my true signature if my photo is selected.