2014 Photo Contest for 2016 Calendar

The 2014 Contest is now open! :)

ENDS January 31, 2015

The Horizons Unlimited Photo Contest is an annual event for travellers to showcase their best photographs from their travels around the world, so get your entry in soon!

Photo by Craig Wessner, Canada; Riding a floating bridge across Song Ba Ren River, Vietnam, on a Soviet Minsk.

Grand Prize 2013 Winner (and Cover) - by Craig Wessner, Canada; Riding a floating bridge across Song Ba Ren River, Vietnam, on a Soviet Minsk. Craig wins the Compass Expeditions 9 day tour of Chile and Argentina valued at almost $4,000!

2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Photo Contests were very popular, with hundreds of entries. The winning photos go into the HU Calendar, and the calendars have proved to be very popular too! Photos from previous years will continue to be available in 2013 and beyond calendars in case you really like the photos from a particular year.

 

See all the 2013 Contest Winners!
Pre-order your 2015 Calendar now!

Enter your first photo here!


Great Prizes for this contest!

Grand Prize:

Touratech is providing the fantastic Companero Worldwide riding suit, in mens or womens, in a wide range of sizes and fits, shipped anywhere in the world! We now have these ourselves, and they are great suits! You'd love to have one for your next trip!

Companero Worldwide suit, also available in Black/greyCompanero Worldwide Womens suit, also available in Black/grey
Click to see a bigger picture, or for more information: mens or womens.


Second Prize is an Individual Annual Medical & Security Membership (up to 45 days per trip) from Global Rescue, value of $655. Global Rescue is the premier provider of medical, security and evacuation services worldwide and is the only company that will come to you, wherever you are, and evacuate you to your home hospital of choice. Additionally, Global Rescue places no restrictions on country of citizenship - all nationalities are eligible to sign-up!


Alternate Second Prize: Progressive Suspension has generously donated a Suspension Makeover, using their fantastic new 465 Series shock! The Winner of this prize is the highest scoring photo that is taken by a photographer resident in USA or Canada, and rides a bike that PS has a shock for.

465 Series shock by Progressive Suspension

Progressive Suspension

 

ALSO: The best 13 photos will be used in the Horizons Unlimited calendar, and we will share the profits with the photographers. All Winners will also get a free calendar, and 1 year Gold Member status on the HUBB! Your photos could also be in an HU DVD or on the website! Time to get famous!


Previous Winners:

Photo By Martin Hurley, rider Benton Thompson, in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA

Grand Prize 2012 Winner - Photo By Martin Hurley, rider Benton Thompson, in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA. Martin receives the Compass Expeditions Trip prize.

January: by Anna & Claus Possberg, Germany. Mount Everest Base Camp, Tibet; BMW F800.

Grand Prize 2011 Winner - by Anna & Claus Possberg, Germany. Mount Everest Base Camp, Tibet; BMW F800. Anna & Claus received the Progressive Suspension Makeover prize.

by Eric Starling, USA; Under dark skies at Muley Point, UT, Wet West Ride; XR650L, F650GS Dakar, F800GS.

Grand Prize 2010 Winner by Eric Starling, USA, Under dark skies at Muley Point, UT, Wet West Ride, XR650L, F650 GS Dakar TT39, F800 GS. Eric receives the Touratech Trackpicker Qstarz BT-Q 1000 X prize.

by Peter Russell, of Petra Russell, Canada; Riding on the coastal dunes outside Huarmey, Peru, from Buenos Aires to Toronto; 2009 KLR650.

First Prize 2010 by Peter Russell, of Petra Russell, Canada; Riding on the coastal dunes outside Huarmey, Peru, from Buenos Aires to Toronto; 2009 KLR650
Peter receives the Progressive Suspension Makeover prize.

Dades Gorge, Morocco - waiting for the traffic to pass so it's safe to ride!

First Prize 2009 Contest: Stefan Cedergren, Sweden; Dades Gorge, Morocco, waiting for the traffic to pass

Tyson Brust, Canada; of Jose Rodriguez riding the rim of Guagua Pichincha volcano, Ecuador.

First Prize 2008 Contest: Tyson Brust, Canada; of Jose Rodriguez, riding the rim of Guagua Pichincha volcano, Ecuador.

Stefan Thiel, Germany, of Giancarlo 'Carlo' Albrecht, Germany, On the piste from Rissani to Zagora in Morocco, Honda Transalp.

First Prize 2007 Contest: Photo by Stefan Thiel, Germany, www.stefan-thiel.info; of Giancarlo 'Carlo' Albrecht (Germany); On the piste from Rissani to Zagora in Morocco, Honda Transalp.

January: by Michel de Schoutheete, Belgium; of Gerald Regnier, Belgium; on South America trip. Crossing a bridge in Park National Torres del Paine, Chile, Honda Transalp.

First Prize 2006 Contest: Photo by Michel de Schoutheete; Gerald Regnier crossing a bridge in Park National Torres del Paine, Chile.

2005 Winner

First Prize 2005 Contest: Erling Foshaugen, Norway; Curious kid, Omo Valley, Ethiopia, R80GS Basic


Details:

  • Submit up to 6 photos, in high resolution jpg or tif format using the form below.
  • Photos must clearly portray MOTORCYCLE Travel. The whole bike doesn't need to be in the picture, but there must be a motorcycle in the picture.

Remember, contest closes January 31, 2015!


Enter your First Photo here:




 
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