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Merchants Metals Calendar Photo Contest

Take a picture of your favorite installation and become a
Merchants Metals Calendar Centerfold!!


1st Place Cover Photo

  • $250 Visa gift card
  • 500 custom designed product flyers featuring the 1st place photo, information about your company and company logo
  • Showcased on the home page of Merchants Metals website.
  • A high resolution framed photo of your submission
  • Merchants Metals branded polo shirt for every member of your company
  • 10 copies of the Merchants Metals Calendar

11 Finalist Will Receive

  • $100 Visa gift card
  • A Merchants Metals branded polo shirt
  • 2 copies of the Merchants Metals Calendar


Photo Contest Entry Form

    By clicking "I agree" I acknowledge I have read and understand all photo contest rules. I declare my company is the sole owner of the photograph(s) submitted.
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, tiff, tif, jpeg, pdf, psd.
    Please upload your photo submissions here. All photographs must be at least 300 dpi at the dimensions of 9 x 14 inches minimum.



  • Each company may submit up to five (5) high resolution photographs for our Merchants Metals Product Calendar along with the photo entry form.
  • Each entry is subject to free and unlicensed use by Merchants Metals in preparation of product literature, website pages, handouts and other product related materials.
  • No submittal of copyrighted material is allowed.
  • All photographs must be at least 300 dpi at the dimensions of 9 x 14 inches minimum.
  • Please note that the format of the calendar is landscape. Photographs should be in landscape/horizontal format, or should be able to be easily cropped as such.
  • All photos should clearly showcase the fencing product in an installed setting.
  • Images must be submitted digitally. No printed photos will be accepted.
  • Do not touch up or add filters to photos prior to submitting.
  • Photos should not included people.
  • Save photographs with the following naming scheme: company name_product_location. Ex: FenceCo_SecureWeldPlus_DoeHighSchool
  • Entries can be e-mailed or saved to a CD/DVD or memory stick. Mailed entries should be sent to: Merchants Metals Calendar Photo Contest, 4901 Langley Rd., Houston, TX 77093. E-mailed entries should be sent to:
  • Please contact if you have any questions. Submitted materials will not be returned.
  • All entries and accompanying release forms must be received by Friday, October 27, 2017.
  • Only Merchants Metals Line of Products are eligible. These include the following: :Aluminized Chain Link, Galvanized Chain Link, Color Coated Chain Link, Pre-Slatted Chain Link, EverGuard® PVC,  Guardsman® Ornamental Steel, Secure-Weld® and Secure-Weld® Plus Ornamental Steel, Versai® Ornamental Steel, Vintage Square® Premium Ornamental Aluminum,  Tuf-Grid® Welded Wire, Secure-Trac® Cantilever Slide Gates, Tuf-Guard® Pre-Hung Security Gates, Pressure Treated Pine or Western Red Cedar


  • Submissions will be judges based on the following criteria:
  • Success in showcasing fencing product in natural setting
  • Quality of composition
  • Quality of photo

All of the photos appearing in the calendar will contain photo credit of the company responsible for the installation of the product along with the photo location.


We look forward to your photo submissions and Good Luck!

Posted by Merchants Metals on August 22nd, 2017