2016 National Sunset Print Competition

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Winners that have won a 2016 Sunset Print Award at local, state or regional competitions, are automatically eligible to enter this year’s national competition, to be held in November at LexJet Headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, with even bigger prizes and national recognition. This national competition is free to enter. A judging panel will evaluate all entries under the guidance of the Jury Chairman according to PPA guidelines and criteria.  Each entry will be judged based on its individual degree of excellence. A first, second, and third place, will be awarded.

The Grand Prize!

First Place winner will receive:

  • Airfare for two to Sarasota, FL., and lodging for two at the Lido Beach Resort on beautiful Lido Key, for three days and two nights*.
  • A $500 Visa gift card to better enjoy your trip to Sarasota.
  • While you’re here, you’ll meet your friends at LexJet HQ in Sarasota, get a sneak peek at the latest imaging technology, and more.

Second place winner receives a $500 Visa gift card

Third place winner receives a $300 Visa gift card

* Airfare is for coach. Lodging is one room, dual-occupancy. Not transferable, not redeemable for cash. Travel and Hotel stay must be completed between January 15 and March 15, 2017

For questions, please contact Tom Gruss at 800-453-9538, or email him at tom.gruss@sone.com.


The contest is open to all photographers who have won a Sunset Print Award in 2016 according to the following:

  • The print entered, must have won a 2016 Sunset Print Award on or before September 15, 2016.
  • The Sunset Print Award National Contest Entry Form must to be completed and received at LexJet by September 15, 2016. Click here to fill out the entry form online.
  • The printed image must be provided as it appeared in the competition. We understand that some competitions keep the submitted prints, or they may have been damaged or misplaced. If so, a re-print mounted as it appeared at the competition will be accepted.
  • Each print must have the Sunset Print Award label affixed to the back of the mount. Click here to open and print the label.
  • Entries do not need to be printed on Sunset inkjet media to win, but must be inkjet printed.
  • The mounted print must be submitted by October 15, 2016 to:

LexJet  c/o Tom Gruss
1605 Main Street, Suite 400
Sarasota, FL 34236

Entry Fee, Deadline and Return Policy

  1. There is no fee to enter the contest.
  2. All entries must be received at LexJet on or before October 15, 2016.
  3. Prints can be returned to you for a $20 fee, or return UPS label, at the conclusion of the print competition.
  4. You may choose to allow LexJet to display your submission at its Corporate Headquarters or ask LexJet to destroy your submission.

Shipping Instructions

Entries may be shipped in any serviceable box.

Ship to:

LexJet  c/o Tom Gruss
1605 Main Street, Suite 400
Sarasota, FL 34236


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