Photo Competition Terms & Conditions

  1. Closing date for entries to the Manchester Day Photography competition is 5pm on Monday 1 July 2019.
  2. The competition is open to all residents of the UK. The competition is only open to amateur photographers. The competition is only open to those aged over 18.
  3. Entry is free but entrants should be aware that they may be subject to data charges depending on their own individual arrangements for Internet access.
  4. An eligible entrant must be an individual and must submit an entry according to the means stipulated by Manchester City Council under this promotion including their name, address, e-mail address, date of birth and phone number.
  5. By entering, all eligible entrants agree to abide by each and all these terms and conditions. Manchester City Council reserves the right, with or without cause, to exclude entrants and withhold Prizes for violating any of these terms and conditions. Manchester City Council reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions. Any amendments will be published on the Website.
  6. Entries must be the original work of the author (who is an amateur photographer) and not previously published.
  7. The winners of the main competition will be the entrant whose photograph, in the opinion of the judges, best captures the vibrancy, colour and energy of the parade set against the backdrop of Manchester City Centre.
  8. The entrant must be the sole author and owner of the copyright of photos entered in to the competition.
  9. By entering this contest the entrant agrees that any image submitted may be used by Manchester City Council for the purposes of the promotion of Manchester Day and other Manchester City Council events.
  10. The entrant hereby grants Manchester City Council a non-exclusive, irrevocable licence in each Entry for the uses described in 10.  
  11. All winners will be announced on
  12. Prizes are as detailed in points 13 to 22, where any additional terms and conditions are detailed. No cash alternative available for any prize.
  13. 1st Prize:               Samsung Galaxy Tablet
  14. 2nd Prize: 12 month gym membership at a Manchester BETTER Leisure Centre
  15. 3rd Prize: An overnight stay at Whitworth Locke. Subject to availability and excluding a key event nights such as Pride or NYE.
  16. 4th Prize: An overnight stay with breakfast for two at INNSIDE Manchester. Subject to availability and voucher provided to winner must be presented upon check in. Voucher has no cash value and is non transferrable. Valid until 1st December 2019. Advanced reservations only.
  17. 5th Prize: A bottomless brunch for four people at Malmaison. This is applicable for Saturday’s only and is valid till  30/05/20
  18. 6th Prize: Tickets to watch Manchester International Swim event at the Manchester Aquatics Centre (19th and 20th October)
  19. 7th Prize: Theatre tickets for 'There is a Light That Never Goes Out at the Royal Exchange
  20. 8th Prize: Concert tickets for the Bridgewater Hall: 2 tickets Concerts between 24/06/19 and 31/08/19 subject to availability. Includes access for two people to the Corporate Members’ bar, pre-performance and during the interval.
  21. 9th Prize: Sunday lunch for two at Sam's Chop House
  22. 10th Prize: Cricket tickets to watch a T20 match: Lancashire Lightning vs Birmingham Bears on 16th August 2019
  23. Submitted photographs of all prize winners and selected other entrants may be posted on
  24. There is no cash or other alternative to the Prizes stated and the Prizes are not transferable and no part or parts of the Prizes may be substituted for other benefits, items or additions. The Prizes cannot be redeemed in conjunction with any other offers.
  25. The winners may be required to submit valid identification before receiving their Prizes.