These are the Official Rules that govern the Trekell Art Supplies (“Trekell”) 2022 Pet Portrait Contest (“Contest”). By participating in the Contest, you agree that you have read, accept the terms of, and are unconditionally bound by these Official Rules.

Contest Dates:

Entries will be accepted beginning June 1st, 2022 through August 31st, 2022.

Entry form and photo must be uploaded to Trekell.com no later than August 31st, 2022 at 11:59 PM PST.

Entry Information:

To enter this contest, the purchase of our 2022 PET PORTRAIT PANEL is necessary. The purchase of the official 2022 Trekell Pet Portrait Panel is your entry fee for the juried art competition.

This is not a lottery and winners are not chosen at random.

Photograph must have a clear background.

File must be a JPEG to be visible in the gallery.

Please be sure your submission is the final version you want to use. We cannot switch your entry once this has been updated.

Only artwork of animals is valid in this contest. Entries depicting mythical creatures will be disqualified.

Photos and submission information must be submitted via the official submission form found online at Trekell.com.

Photo must be a digital file uploaded via the submission form. We will not accept emailed photograph entries.

If you are unsure which level your entry belongs in, please see the skill level definitions:

If your entry includes multiple mediums, please select the mixed media category.

Incomplete entries will not be judged. Contestants must properly fill out the entry form as well as upload their photo of their 2022 Pet Portrait Panel. 

By submitting, contestants must agree to the following:

I hereby give permission to Trekell Art Supplies to use and/or reproduce any or all digital images for any purpose including multi-media publications (social media, website use, as well as future advertisements) without compensation to me. Trekell Art Supplies will make every reasonable effort to ensure the creator of the image is properly credited when the image is used.

I understand that my submittal may be used in its entirety or in part and may be combined with other images for use by Trekell Art Supplies and its designees.

I understand that any digital images submitted will become and remain property of Trekell Art Supplies.

I certify that the photos I submitted are unique and original, taken by me, and do not infringe upon any copyright or patent.

I certify that I have read and understand the rules of the contest.

Any submission received after the entry deadline will not be eligible.


Image Requirements:

Digital source (camera, phone, media device):

JPG digital format (if this file is not a JPEG, it will not properly show in the gallery for voting)(50MB file size max)


Judging: Photos will be judged based on visual appeal (quality and clarity), pictorial composition, and originality. Decisions of the judging panel are final.

Awards: Winners will be notified by email and announced on Instagram. 

Information contained in these official rules is for reference only and is subject to change. Trekell Art Supplies reserves the right to revise, amend, or repeal these contest rules at any time.