Yes, it’s true!

Keep Vermont Weird has partnered with Wind Ridge Publishing to create a book to celebrate all of the wonderfully weird people, places and things around our amazing State.

We sometimes get asked, “What does Keep Vermont Weird mean?”  And we always reply, “You tell us!”  So now’s your chance…

Submit your photo(s) by April 1, 2012 for a chance to be featured in our book coming out later this summer. By submitting photo(s) you are agreeing to the consent and release below, so make sure and read it.

Then stay tuned at keepvermontweird.com to check out the revolving photo gallery, so you can see what your neighbors are doing to keep things weird.  We’ll also give away weekly prizes!

Please include your full name, a contact number and a brief description is optional. See below for submission details.

For email submissions send a 300 dpi JPEG files or higher to book@keepvermontweird.com

For mail-in submissions send prints to (Do not send originals.  Prints will not be returned.):
Wind Ridge Publishing
Attn: Keep Vermont Weird Book
P.O. Box 752
Shelburne, VT 05482

By submitting your photo(s), you are agreeing to the consent and release stipulations stated below.  Please read fully before submitting photo(s).  No limit to the number of photos you can submit!

CONSENT AND RELEASE FOR USE OF LIKENESS

Effective as of the date shown below, approval for past use and permission for present and future use is being granted to WRP-KVW of 233 Falls Road, Shelburne, Vermont, 05482, (E-mail address:  greg@keepvermontweird.com), to use a photo or other image of your submitted photo(s).  Permission is being given by the act of submission either by email or mail to WRP-KVW, as more fully explained in this Consent and Release.  The submitter is an adult and fully authorized to accept the Consent and Release.

For a valuable consideration, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the submitter hereby grants to WRP-KVW its agents, employees, licensees, and successors in interest (collectively, the “Released Party”) all ownership rights and the absolute and irrevocable right and permission to copyright, use and publish the photographed likeness of the submitted photo(s) (the “Likeness”) that has been (or is being) obtained pursuant to this Consent and Release.

The Likeness may be copyrighted, used and/or published individually or in conjunction with other photography or video works, and in any medium (including without limitation, print publications, public broadcast, CD-ROM format) and for any lawful purpose, including without limitation, trade, exhibition, illustration, promotion, publicity, advertising and electronic publication.

The submitter represents and warrants that (i) no other party has been granted an exclusive license with respect to the Likeness, and (ii) no other party’s authorization or consent is required with respect to the permission granted to the Released Party under this Consent and Release.

The submitter waives any right that the submitter may have to inspect or approve the Released Party’s use of the Likeness, or the advertising copy or printed matter that may be used in connection with the use and/or publication of the Likeness.  The submitter releases the Released Party (and all persons acting under its permission or authority) from all claims for libel, slander, invasion of privacy, infringement of copyright or right of publicity, or any other claim related to the Likeness (collectively, “Claims”).  This release includes without limitation any Claims related to blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion, digital alteration, use in composite form, whether intentional or otherwise, or use of a fictitious name, that may occur or be produced in the processing or publication of the Likeness.

THE SUBMITTER WARRANTS THAT THE SUBMITTER HAS READ THIS CONSENT AND RELEASE PRIOR TO SUBMITTING PHOTO(S) TO WRP-KVW, THAT THE SUBMITTER UNDERSTANDS IT, AND THAT THE SUBMITTER FREELY ENTERS INTO THIS CONSENT AND RELEASE.