Hyundai’s photo submission contest will begin on September 1. By submitting an entry, each contestant agrees to the rules of the contest and confirms that he or she is 18 years old or older.


Who may enter:

The prize is open to users who are 18 years old or older or named as a legal guardian of users pictured who are under 18. HHOW will determine winners’ eligibility in its sole discretion.

Altered photos are eligible for consideration if enhanced for quality with minor adjustments in mind. If the judges determine that a photographer has altered his or her photo with the intent to deceive, they reserve the right to disqualify it.

Entrants whose photos depict other people’s work (such as sculptures, statues, paintings, and other copyrightable works) may be need to obtain a release from the rights holder and provide it to HHOW upon request. When photographing the work of others, it must be as an object in its environment and not a full-frame close-up of another person's creation.

Photographs that have won other major photo contests, either online or in print, as determined by the HHOW, are not eligible for submission. If a photograph wins another major photo contest post submission.

Photos that contain sexually explicit, nude, obscene, violent or other objectionable or inappropriate content, as determined by the HHOW in its sole discretion, are ineligible for all categories of this contest.

How to enter:

Please submit photographs and requested information online through our website at hyundaihopeonwheels.org.

In order to be displayed in our online gallery without being stretched or distorted, photographs must be submitted in .jpeg, .jpg or .gif format, edited for web, at least 2,000 pixels wide and no larger than 10 MB. You must complete a separate form for each photo submitted.

We do not accept photographs submitted through the mail and do not accept more than one contestant per e-mail address. High-quality scans of non-digital photographs are acceptable. Digital photographs should be taken at the highest resolution possible.

Finalists will be asked to submit an original, unedited digital file or an original negative, print or slide. Original negatives, prints or slides will be returned to finalists.

HHOW reserves the right to disqualify incomplete entries and/or contestants who are unable to submit, upon request, a high-resolution photograph of at least 300 dpi at 3,000 pixels on the longest side or an original photo negative, print or slide. Mobile photographs are exempt from this requirement, but must be submitted at their highest resolution.

The HHOW may collect a photograph’s metadata upon entry.

You retain your rights to your photograph; however, by entering the contest, you grant the HHOW (and those authorized by the HHOW) a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to publicly display, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or later developed, for any HHOW Institution purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising and promotion of the magazine and its website, exhibition, and commercial products, including but not limited to HHOW Institution publications. Any photograph reproduced will include a photographer credit as feasible. The HHOW Institution will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.


Photo entries will be judged based on creativity, quality, originality, responsiveness to the prompt and overall impact.

Judging will be conducted by The HHOW administration who will select winners bi-weekly. The finalists will be notified of via email.

Please do not contact us about the status of entries or judging.