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CP’s annual calendar competition is a tradition dating back over a decade. Designed to showcase the natural beauty of CP’s territory and capture the spirit and ruggedness of modern railroading, CP’s calendars have featured the work of some of North America’s best railway photographers. Please see below for calendar competition rules and submission link.


Sponsor: Canadian Pacific, 7550 Ogden Dale Rd. S.E., Calgary, AB, Canada, T2C 4X9

Contest: Canadian Pacific (“CP”) is continuing our tradition of gathering photographs from the public for contribution to our annual print calendar, publication on CP’s social media channels and some cash prizes. 
Agreement to Official Rules: Participation in this Contest constitutes Participant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and CP’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to this Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. By uploading your photo (herein referred to as "Submission"), you agree that your Submission conforms to the Photo Guidelines and Contest Restrictions as defined below (collectively, the “Guidelines and Restrictions”) and that CP, in its sole discretion, may remove your Submission and disqualify you from the Contest if it believes that your Submission fails to conform to the Guidelines and Restrictions, or for any other reasons so reserved.

How to enter: 
• Beginning on August 1, 2022 and ending on August 31, 2022, any Canadian and U.S. resident (excluding Quebec) is invited to submit photos of Canadian Pacific trains. Each photo Submission represents one (1) entry into the contest
• Participants can submit their photos of Canadian Pacific trains by uploading your image to our website
• By entering this Contest, Participants agree to have their name used publicly for the purposes of promoting the contest and announcement as a winner of the Contest
• No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win 
Photo criteria: 
• Photos must be current (taken within the past 5 years) and include CP trains 
• Photos should showcase the variety of our fleet and various lines of business, and the landscapes of our network 
• Required hi-res specifications are: 300 dpi files for 11"x15" offset reproduction. Landscape format preferred 
• Photos that show unsafe practices, including trespassing on railway property, convey unsafe operations, or showcase graffiti will not be considered 
• Unacceptable images would be those that attempt to defame CP in any way, or show what appear to be unsafe practices, including, but not limited to, trespassing on railway property, graffiti, derailed equipment, etc. 
• No photos of an obscene or offensive nature 
• The Submission must be less than 8 MB and in .jpg, .png, or .gif format, but hi-res copies of each photo must be available to be provided to CP, should the submission win 
• The Submission cannot have previously won a CP photo contest, in any other contest or promotion of any kind 
• The Submission must be the sole and original work of the Participant and the Participant represents and warrants that the Participant has full right, title, and interest to the Submission. The Submission must not infringe upon the rights of any third party including but not limited to copyright, trademark, privacy and personality rights. By making a Submission, you waive any moral rights you may have in such Submission 
• Submissions not meeting these criteria shall be disqualified. Additionally, CP reserves the right to disqualify Submissions for other any reason 
Photo Selection 
CP is looking for contemporary photos to be added to CP’s famous photography collection, alongside the most iconic railway images ever captured. 14 photos will be selected for inclusion in the 2023 calendar. If your photo is selected as one of the calendar competition winners, you will:
• Have the chance to see your photo in CP’s 2023 print calendar 
• Win a $150 Visa gift card 
• Have your photo featured on CP's social media with your photographer credit 
• Receive ten copies of CP’s limited edition 2023 calendar 
CP may, at its sole discretion, select additional “runner-up” photos for future use on social media or for other promotional purposes. If your photo is selected as a runner-up, you will: 
• Win a $150 Visa gift card 
• Have the chance for your photo to be featured on CP's social media, website, or corporate material 
Determining Winners: 
• Participants may enter as many photos as they like, and some may be shared on CP’s social media throughout the submission period 
• Winners will be selected by a panel of CP judges 
• Voting closes August 31, 2022 at 12:00 noon MST 
• In the event that no winning Submissions are received with no photos fitting the Contest criteria, no prizes will be awarded 
Contacting Winners: 
• Winners will be contacted by email or as provided by the Participant within ten (10) business days of the Contest closing. If the winner is unable to be contacted after three (3) attempts by September 15, 2022, at the sole discretion 
of CP, he or she will forfeit the Prize and another Winner will be selected as set out herein 
• By entering this Contest, Winners agree that their names and winning Submission can be announced on CP’s social media and on the print calendar after they have been notified of their winning entry 
• Contest opens 12:00 pm MST on August 1, 2022 and closes 12:00 noon MST on August 31, 2022 
• The Contest is open to Canadian and U.S. residents only (excluding Quebec). 
• Participants must be of legal age in the jurisdiction in which they reside. 
• Only Submissions that adhere to the Guidelines and Restrictions as laid out herein are eligible for this Contest. Participants may be required to provide evidence of their eligibility to enter this Contest win a Prize and failure to do so may result in disqualification from this Contest 
General Rules: 
1. Odds of winning the prize depend on the number of eligible Submissions received 

2. By participating in this Contest, all Participants declare that they have read, understood and complied with the Contest rules and will be legally bound by all terms and conditions of these rules and agree to abide by all decisions of CP 

3. By participating in this Contest, all Participants release CP, its affiliates, and their employees, directors, officers, representatives and agents from all liability for any damage that may result from entering or attempting to enter the Contest. Participants agree to release and hold harmless CP, its affiliates and their employees, directors, officers, representatives and agents from any liability, loss or damage occurred with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of the Prize and acknowledge that CP and its affiliates, and their employees, directors, officers, representatives and agents have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, including but not limited to the quality, condition or fitness for a particular purpose of the Prize 

4. By participating and submitting a Submission, the Participant hereby grants permission for the entry to be posted on, pacific,, LinkedIn, or other websites. Participants agree that winning submissions can be used in whole or in part by CP in any media whatsoever, including but not limited to marketing, advertising, promotional activities or materials, or on websites, with no additional compensation, fee, remuneration, or credit whatsoever. Participant agrees that CP is not responsible for any unauthorized use of Submissions by third parties. Winning submissions will not be returned and will become the property of CP

5. CP is not responsible for errors in the offer or administration of this Contest, including but not limited to, errors in the advertising, the Contest rules, the selection, notification and announcement of the Winners or the distribution of the Prizes

6. CP is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete, mutilated or misdirected Contest Submissions

7. The Contest will be interpreted according to Canadian law and is subject to all applicable Canadian federal, provincial/territorial, municipal and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited 
8. Personal information collected from Participants will be used by CP for the purpose of administering this Contest. CP will not sell, share, use or otherwise disclose the personal information of Participants with third parties, other than to third parties engaged by them to fulfill the above purposes, without consent, or as permitted or required by law

By entering the Contest, Participants consent to the manner of collection, use and disclosure of their personal information for the purposes of administering the Contest, as set out in the Canadian Pacific Privacy Policy which can be viewed on the Canadian Pacific website at Any inquiry concerning the personal information held by CP should be addressed to CP at Canadian Pacific, Communications & Public Affairs, 7550 Ogden Dale Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2C 4X9. Personal information will not otherwise be used or disclosed without consent

9. CP reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate the Contest, in whole or in part, and/or modify, amend or suspend the Contest, and/or the Contest rules in any way, at any time, for any reason without prior notice. If you have any questions about the Contest, please contact CP at

10. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. You acknowledge that you are providing your information to CP and not Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. You agree to waive all claims whatsoever that you may have as against Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and fully release them from all liability, loss or damage in relation to this Contest