All American Pet Photo Day

All American Pet Photo Day

July 11th is All American Pet Photo Day and while the origin of the day is unknown, every pet is included on this day! It’s time to celebrate everything our pet’s do for us. There are many benefits to owning a pet including responsibility skills, time management, and better health by reducing stress levels and increasing social activities. They also provide us with companionship as well as emotional support. Today is the perfect opportunity to share a photo of all your favorite pets; fishes, birds, reptiles, dogs and cats. Find their favorite toys or outfit and take a fabulous picture to commemorate this day and show off your pet(s).

Behind the Bricks Photo Contest

We want to see your RIT pets! We all know our companions, no matter what species, are an important part of our life especially while at RIT. Participate in our photo contest for a chance to win some BTB swag! (Bonus points if they are in RIT Swag!)

All American Pet Photo Day Giveaway Guidelines

**No purchase necessary to enter, and will not improve the chances of winning**

Eligibility: All RIT Alumni, Faculty, Staff, and Students are eligible to participate.

Submissions: Submissions will be accepted from 10:00am July 11, 2018 until 11:59pm July 11, 2018. Only one submission per participant.

How to Submit: Instagram – tag our Instagram page (@ritbehindthebricks) in your photo or use the hashtags #RITpets and #NationalPetPhotoDay Facebook – post your photo in the photo thread on the Behind the Bricks Facebook page E-mail – e-mail us your submissions at

Contest: After all submissions are received, the best six photos that are chosen by our team will go head to head on our Instagram page Thursday, 7/12, at 9:30am. At 3:00pm voting will close. The photo with the most amount of likes will be declared the winner. In the event of a tie, our senior manager will make the winning decision. The winner will be announced on our Instagram page and Facebook page Thursday, 7/12, at 4pm.

Claiming Prize: In order to claim your prize you must be on RIT’s Henrietta Campus. The winner will be able to choose one (1) item from the various Behind the Bricks branded swag that is available.

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