Photo Contest #tanglefreeshots23


We are excited to announce the #tanglefreeshots23 photo contest for aspiring photographers within the Tanglefree Community. This contest is exclusively on Instagram. 

    Dates of Contest:

    • Starts Saturday November 18, 2023
    • Ends Wednesday, January 31, 2024
    • Winners will be announced the week of February 5, 2024

    How to submit:

    • Hashtag #tanglefreeshots23 on Instagram between 11/18/23 - 1/31/2024 
    • There's no limit to the number of submissions per person


    The week of February 5, 2024, Luke Clark (@clucaslark) will select the First, Second, and Third place winners and announce them through Instagram. Make sure you are following us @tanglefreewaterfowl

    Honorable Mentions

    We will be selecting photos throughout the contest and will be awarding a gift to some of favorites and honorable mentions. 


    1ST PLACE PRIZE /// TOTAL VALUE: $2,800+

    Tanglefree Gift Card $500

    First Lite Typha - Panel Blind

    Tanglefree Product - NEW Flight Series Full Body Specklebelly Goose Decoys

    Sitka - Men's Delta Pro Wading Jacket in Waterfowl Marsh

    TurtleBox - Turtlebox in Mossy Oak Bottomland

    Boss Shotshells - One case of any shells

    Yeti - 18 oz Yeti Chug - White
    Yeti - 20 oz Yeti Travel Mug - Black
    Yeti - 20 oz Yeti Tumbler - White
    Yeti - 18 oz Yeti Hotshot - Black
    Yeti - Loadout® GOBOX 15 Gear Case

    RNT Calls - Stahls Kalls Branta Max Goose Call 
    RNT Calls - Timber NV Duck Call




      2ND PLACE PRIZE /// TOTAL VALUE: $1,700+

      Tanglefree Gift Card $300

      First Lite Typha - Dead Zone Blind

      Tanglefree Product - NEW Flight Series Mallard Sleeper Shells - 12pk

      Sitka - Men's Duck Oven Jacket in Waterfowl Marsh

      Yeti - 18 oz Yeti Chug - White
      Yeti - 20 oz Yeti Travel Mug - Black
      Yeti - 20 oz Yeti Tumbler - White
      Yeti - 18 oz Yeti Hotshot - Black
      Yeti - Loadout® GOBOX 15 Gear Case

      RNT Calls - Stahls Kalls Branta Max Goose Call
      RNT Calls - Timber NV Duck Call


      3RD PLACE PRIZE /// TOTAL VALUE: $1,100+

      Tanglefree Gift Card $200

      First Lite Typha - Deluxe 12 Slot Decoy Bag

      Tanglefree Product - NEW Snow Goose Slammer Flapper - 4 pack

      Sitka - Men's Gradient Pant in Waterfowl Marsh

      Yeti - 18 oz Yeti Chug - White
      Yeti - 20 oz Yeti Travel Mug - Black
      Yeti - 20 oz Yeti Tumbler - White
      Yeti - 18 oz Yeti Hotshot - Black
      Yeti - Loadout® GOBOX 15 Gear Case

      RNT Calls - Stahls Kalls Branta Max Goose Call
      RNT Calls - Timber NV Duck Call


      Official Rules


      No purchase necessary to enter. Purchase will not improve chances of winning. This Promotion is open to all legal residents of the 48 contiguous US states, except employees of Sponsors, its affiliated companies, subsidiaries, dealers, sales representatives, distributors, advertising agencies, promotional and prize suppliers and the immediate families and household members of each. This Promotion shall only be construed and evaluated according to applicable state and federal law. Void outside the 48 contiguous US states.

      2. HOW TO ENTER

      During the Submission Period, upload your photo to your Instagram account and add the hashtag #tanglefreeshots23. Your profile on Instagram must be public in order for Tanglefree Waterfowl to access your submission. The Submission Period begins on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 12:00 a.m. PST, and ends on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. PST. (See photo rules below to make sure your photo will be considered).


      All photos must be submitted via Instagram by the end of the Submission Period in order to be considered. Photos must not include a competitor's product. By entering, you warrant that the photo you submit is original and is your own, and does not infringe on the rights of any third party. You further warrant that your participation in this photo contest does not violate any agreement between you and a third party. By entering the photo contest, you grant Tanglefree Waterfowl the non-exclusive right to publish, use, distribute, reproduce and publicly display your photograph, and to create derivative works from your photograph, in perpetuity, in any of its online, print or other media publications, materials or exhibitions, for promotional purposes, including but not limited to for editorial, advertising, and publicity, without payment or compensation unless prohibited by law. You grant Tanglefree Waterfowl permission to provide your name, and your city and state of residence, when publishing, reproducing or otherwise using your photo and when identifying you as an entrant or prize winner in the photo contest. While Tanglefree Waterfowl will make every effort to credit photographers when using photos, there may be circumstances where it is not possible to do so. Subject to the rights granted to Tanglefree Waterfowl, you retain all other copyrights and rights to future use of the photographs you enter into the contest. If your photograph(s) include a recognizable person or people, you must secure permission from each person (or in the case of a minor, the minor's parent or guardian) to use his/her image in the photo contest, and present it to Tanglefree Waterfowl, if requested. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify an entry if it finds, in its sole discretion, that an entrant has not secured a necessary release. Any photos containing offensive content will not be eligible. All content must be appropriate for posting on a website that may be viewed by anyone. Obscene, provocative or otherwise questionable content will not be considered, and will result in disqualification of the photo. Tanglefree Waterfowl retains sole discretion to determine what constitutes inappropriate content. Tanglefree Waterfowl reserves the right to modify any photo to fit spatial and branding requirements.


      All winners will be selected by Luke Clark.  They will be selected from all eligible submissions. Entries will be judged on the following criteria - lighting, composition, technical mastery of photographic equipment, emotional impact, artistic quality, originality, and brand representation. The decision of Luke Clark is final and binding.


      The week of  February 5, 2024, winners will be notified by Tanglefree Waterfowl via Instagram messages. Prize must be claimed within seven (7) days. To claim a prize, Winner must respond to the prize message and may be required to provide proof of identity, address and birth date and/or execute an affidavit of eligibility, liability release and, except where prohibited by law, a publicity release. Prizes not claimed within seven (7) days will be forfeited. Sponsor will select alternate Winners for any unclaimed/forfeited prizes if a sufficient number of eligible and/or qualified entries remain. Any portion of a prize not accepted by winner will be forfeited. Winners are solely responsible for all costs, incidentals, and any other expenses not specifically mentioned as being included in the Prize. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prizes may not be returned or exchanged for cash. Prizes may not be transferred or substituted except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value.


      This Promotion is not open to competition associations or automated competition entry services. Any use of such automated devices will cause disqualification.  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend this Contest should fraud, virus, bug or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions or other errors, failures or delays in computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Tanglefree Waterfowl reserves the right to exclude certain individuals from participating for reasons such as violation of the conditions of participation, duplicate participation, attempted manipulation of the Promotion or its voting processes, and reserves the right to take legal action.


      All entrants agree that Tanglefree Waterfowl may, without permission or additional compensation, publish, display and otherwise use their name, likeness and submitted materials, if any, for promotional purposes.

      This Promotion is not associated with Facebook or Instagram in any way whatsoever and is in no way Sponsored, supported or organized by Instagram. Instagram is responsible for any content published within the context of this action. It is not Instagram, but Tanglefree Waterfowl, who receives the information supplied by Entrants. Sponsor holds Instagram harmless from any recourse by third parties in connection with this Promotion. Any questions, comments or complaints against the action are not to be addressed to Instagram, but to Sponsor by writing to

      Participation in this Promotion and/or entering the #TanglefreeShots23 Photo Contest is considered a complete release of Instagram by each Entrant.

      Should any of the stipulations in the conditions of participation be or become invalid, the remaining conditions of participation shall continue to apply with full force and effect. In its place an appropriate provision shall enter into force, corresponding to the closest purpose of the ineffective provision.

      Tanglefree Waterfowl reserves the right to cancel the Photo Contest and Sweepstakes. Such cancellation can occur in situations, but is not limited to these situations, where the smooth running of the competition can no longer be guaranteed for technical or legal reasons.


      Sponsor shall not be responsible for: (1) misdirected, inaccurate, incomplete, lost, late, delayed, undelivered, damaged or illegible entries, and all such entries will be void; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; or (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; or (4) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant's participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.


      All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of California without regard to conflicts of law principles. All entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the state of California.