#BirdButteCA Photo Contest

#BirdButteCA Photo Contest

Enter for Your Chance to Win!

How to Enter

The #BirdButteCA Photo Contest is now closed. Thanks to all who entered!

There are two ways to enter:

1. Use the #BirdButteCA hashtag on Instagram

2. Submit your photo directly using this form


Official Rules

  • The #BirdButteCA photo contest will run from November 4, 2020 through January 31, 2021.
  • The photography entries must have been taken in Butte County between November 1, 2020 and January 31, 2021 to be eligible. Multiple entries are allowed.
  • Entries need to use the official hashtag #BirdButteCA on Instagram or be submitted directly on Explore Butte County’s (EBC) website to be considered for giveaway.
  • Entries must be of original work on personal social media channels; they cannot be posted on behalf of third parties.
  • Photographers must be 18 years of age or older by the time of the drawing to win.
  • One (1) winner will be chosen from the hashtagged entries each month, on December 1, 2020; January 4, 2021, and February 1, 2021.
  • The winning photographers will win one (1) Nikon Prostaff 3S 10x42 Binoculars ($140), one (1) copy of “Birds of Northern California” ($20), and one (1) $100 gift Downtown Chico Business Association gift card, with a total pre-tax value of $260
  • The photographers of the winning entries give non-exclusive rights to EBC to use the winning photo in their Digital and/or Printed Marketing Efforts without further compensation, including but not limited to: use on the EBC website, across their social media channels, and in printed Visitor Guide, rack cards, TV advertising, etc. Read EBC’s photo permissions detailed explanations
  • By using the #BirdButteCA hashtag, photographers give EBC the right to post the entered photo(s) to their website, either as stand-alone embedded photos or as part of a gallery of photos
  • EBC will ask photographers of non-winning entries for explicit rights permissions to use their photo(s) across social media and/or for digital marketing purposes.


  • Explore Butte County is committed to protecting privacy. It will not collect any personal information that isn’t volunteered upon entry of this contest. EBC will not sell or share the information collected to third parties.